Crawley has been a settlement since the Stone Age, and the Romans had ironworks here. It lies within the Sussex Weald. Crawley has expanded by the creation of 13 new neighbourhoods, with new houses – detached, semi-detached and terraced – and bungalows, but no tower blocks.
Contact us for advice on commercial surveys, home property surveys, party wall advice or other building or planning issues.
We offer building survey services that include the ‘RICS Homebuyer Report’, the ‘Full Building Survey’ and the ‘House Purchase Survey Report’. We have a survey to suit all building types and budgets; residential or commercial, large or small.
We will deal with you personally, giving you building survey advice; helping you to choose the right property survey for your home or business. Our fees are all inclusive so you can discuss the building, structure and property defects at any time.
Please telephone the Survey Desk to discuss your building survey or other property requirements.
“My surveying experience extends from a solid core of survey reports, like the HomeBuyers Survey and the House Purchase Survey, to a wide range of residential and commercial expert surveys, valuations and reports. I can highlight any and all issues and defects at your potential property purchase or your current home, making sure you have all the information you need to proceed.
“If you are buying a property, you could save thousands in unexpected remedial works by instructing us to carry out a property survey on your behalf. Please don’t hesitate to give me a call”
Merthyr Tydfil was once the largest town in Wales, but is now ranked as the 15th largest urban area. It was also once occupied by Romans who built a fortress, whose ruins were found under the Merthyr Tydfil football pitch.
If you’re moving to Merthyr Tydfil and are in need of some local property advice Keith Batten FRICS may be able to help you. He is a Chartered Surveyor specialising in Property Surveys, Building Surveys, Structural Surveys, House Purchase Surveys, Homebuyer Reports, Major Defects Reports, Ratings Appeals, Home Surveys and Property Valuations, Property Acquisition work, Party Wall work and other professional work throughout Merthyr Tydfil and the surrounding area.
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Bournemouth Council has rejected a request for help from exactly the sort of person who we think should be entitled to priority assistance from the state. Despite 9 years in the armed forces and over a decade of working as a kitchen fitter and paying his taxes, Matthew Dennis was refused by Bournemouth Council in his hour of need. Why? Because he wasn’t a ‘priority case’… To read the whole article, click here.
Graham Shipp MRICS is a Chartered Building Surveyor specialising in Property Surveys, Building Surveys, Structural Surveys, House Purchase Surveys, Homebuyer Reports, Major Defects Reports, Property Valuations, Property Acquisition work, Party Wall work and other professional work throughout Beccles and the surrounding area.
For friendly advice without obligation, please call Graham Shipp MRICS on
Ref. Sirhowy Investments Limited v Henderson & Knight (2014) In an interesting case for tenants and their advisors, a tenant has been found liable for substantial damages due to an ineffective break clause. The case stands as a reminder to all that onerous break clause conditions should be avoided at all costs… To read the whole article, click here.
Landmark Court of Appeal ruling balances contrasting ‘aggregate’ and ‘sets’ approaches to service charges, resulting in boon for landlords and tenants alike Ref. Francis v Phillips (2014) Section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 limits a landlord’s recovery of the cost of qualifying works from residential tenants by service charge to £250 per tenant. This case explored the term ‘qualifying works’, contrasting two methods of interpretation with widely different consequences to landlords and tenants alike… To read the whole article, click here.
New Garden Cities are being pushed through by the coalition government in locations across the country, resulting in localised large scale investment. We look at the issues surrounding development proposed for Bicester, North Oxfordshire, the political and fiscal motives and a brief history of the garden city movement… To read the whole article, click here.
Chris Hunt MRICS is a Chartered Surveyor specialising in Property Surveys, Building Surveys, Structural Surveys, House Purchase Surveys, Homebuyer Reports, Major Defects Reports, Home Surveys and Property Valuations, Property Acquisition work, Party Wall work and other professional work throughout Redhill and the surrounding area.
For friendly advice without obligation, please call Chris on
Tel: 01737 455456
Chris undertakes surveys and valuations on period and modern residential properties, including houses, bungalows and flats for property buyers.
A project to build an extra large sewer which will run for some 16 miles (25km) beneath London and the River Thames, was given the official go ahead this month. It aims to stop the 39 million tonnes of raw sewage which floats into the Thames each year from the incumbent overloaded, Victorian era system… To read the whole article, click here.