Modular School Building

modular school building

During last summer we completed a modular school building project at Meadow Primary School in Epsom, Surrey. A few months earlier we discussed the concept of off-site construction and the benefits associated with modular buildings many of which were evident in this Meadow Primary project. For example, off-site buildings can be made wind and weather-tight more rapidly because they have … Read More

Christmas 2019

Christmas 2020

*This year we close for the Christmas holidays on 24th December & we will be back on 2nd January. We would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year! As is traditional at this time of year we thought we’d look back on what’s been another exciting 12 months for Chawton Hill and look forward … Read More

Ambulance Make Ready Centre Programme for North West

Ambulance Make Ready Centre

Chawton Hill has been leading the development of the Ambulance Make Ready Centre programme for over 9 years. We are delighted to have been appointed by North West Ambulance Service Trust to carry out a number of site feasibility studies as the first step in developing their Ambulance Make Ready Centre (MRC) programme. North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) cover an … Read More

Insurance Reinstatement Works

Insurance Reinstatement Works

Insurance Reinstatement Works including Specification, Tendering and Contract Administration. Following a burst water tank in the loft, this residential property in Addlestone, Surrey was in need of refurbishment throughout. Chawton Hill attended site to assess the repair works. After detailed meetings with the Client and Loss Adjuster, we produced a specification for the reinstatement works and issued the project to … Read More

Ambulance Make Ready Centre for Banstead, Surrey

Ambulance Make Ready

We are delighted to be appointed to another SECAmb Ambulance Make Ready Centre (MRC) , this time in Banstead, Surrey. Having been closely involved in the creation of the Ambulance Make Ready concept back in 2010, we have over the last 9 years built up an unrivalled level of expertise in delivering these innovative and productivity driving buildings. As Lead … Read More

Planning Authority National Coverage

planning authority

Over the past two and a half years we have been acting as planning consultants for Revolution Laundrette, a stand alone, 24/7 outdoor self-service launderette provider and part of the international Photo-Me Group. As a temporary, movable structure the launderette units provide site owners with increased footfall and in-store spend whilst customer’s laundry is being washed. With hundreds of units … Read More

How to choose the best house survey

Building surveys; best house survey

What’s the best house survey type for your potential new home? A full building survey, a homebuyer’s report, or something else? We outline the choices available for every type of home. Do you know what type of house survey the home you want to buy needs? Whether you’re buying a home for the first time, or the tenth time, it’s … Read More

Armed Forces Covenant

armed forces covenant

We are delighted to have signed the government’s Armed Forces Covenant & have our commitment fully registered. The pledge states that together we acknowledge and understand that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, should be treated with fairness and respect in the communities, economy and society they serve with their lives. The … Read More

Project Management – Residential

project management

We had previously carried a project management role for some external works for this client and they recently came back to us to manage a full internal refurbishment of the same property. Our role covered a Feasibility Study, Specification, Contractor Tendering, Contract Administration and Project Management. The internal refurbishment work covered; Removal of an en-suite, remodelling, creation of a fourth … Read More

Green Web Hosting

green web hosting

Green web hosting – We tend to think that going digital is better for our environment, surely there’s less printing and the recycling bins aren’t as full? In fact the datacentres, where our website information is stored, are vast buildings packed with servers that require a lot of electricity to power them and just as much electricity to keep them … Read More

Flood reinstatement insurance claim

Block Management Services - Chartered Surveyors for block management; Flood reinstatement insurance claim

Flood reinstatement insurance claim – as part of our Block Management services we are often engaged to project manage reinstatement works following an insurance claim. In this case block managers White & Sons had a problem with a leaking waste pipe in one of their Reigate buildings and the subsequent damage needed to be rectified to return the property to … Read More

Christian Resources Exhibition

Church Halls, Extensions, Community buildings & expert Quinquennial Inspection Reports ecclesiastical experience

Christian Resources Exhibition National 2019 will take place at Sandown Park, in Esher, Surrey between 15th – 17th October 2019. It’s a great venue for Europe’s leading annual exhibition of Christian resources. Just 15 miles from central London, the venue is easily accessible by rail (25 minutes from London Waterloo to Esher) and road (M25 and A3). Parking is free … Read More

Building Ambulance Make Ready Centres

new build design,Building Ambulance Make Ready Centres

Building Ambulance Make Ready Centres – for years paramedic staff were responsible for cleaning, restocking, fuelling and maintaining their ambulances at the beginning and end of every shift. This was a time consuming process that took specialist care staff away from looking after patients.   “make ready systems must be put in place across the country to drive productivity” Lord … Read More

Condition Survey for schools 2019

Education condition surveys 202021 CIF Bid

The summer holidays are just over 9 weeks away but there is still plenty of time to book an up-to-date Education Condition Survey on your school buildings. Whilst the government’s Condition Data Collection report is a useful start point for local maintenance and development programmes, it does not replace a tailored survey. For example a CDC does not provide descriptions of … Read More