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

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

Partner Profile – Elm Group Property Management

Elm Group Estates Management, Block Management

Elm Group adds to our expanding list of property management partners who access our Block Management services. With expertise and knowledge of all aspects in property management, Elm Group offer a comprehensive service to developers, private landlords, leaseholders, Right to Manage Companies as well as Housing Associations. They have over 44 years’ experience in the independent retirement living sector and are … Read More

The case for Property Management

The Case For Property Management

Here at Chawton Hill we have some good experience of working with Property Management company’s and owning income property. Whilst it can be very rewarding and often tempting to retain all of that rental income, property management requires a pretty large commitment of effort and time in the process. Here are some tasks to consider when deciding to go it … Read More

Block management

Block Management - Downswood Court East – Re-Roofing Project

We have carried out a number of building projects with Block Management specialists, White & Sons since we featured them in our Partner Profile  just over a year ago. The latest one completed in July, a full month earlier than scheduled, is the re-roofing of a block of flats at Downswood Court East in Reigate. The previous felt roof system … Read More

We are moving on 13th March 2017!

We are moving - Bridge House, 27 Bridge St, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8HL

After 10 years in The Small Office, it’s lived up to its name & we are moving! Chawton Hill has grown steadily but with our most recent expansion there just isn’t enough room to comfortably accommodate the team. We also have some exciting plans for further expansion in 2017/18, so needed to find somewhere with enough room to grow. Bridge … Read More

Safe roof surveying

Airocam roof surveying system for building surveys in Surrey

Safe roof surveying is an issue we’ve touched on before when reviewing Building Survey Drones back in April last year. Whilst there are a good number of benefits associated with using drones when carrying out building surveys on particular types of buildings, such as reduced risks & increased access to hard to reach areas, they are less practical for day-to-day property … Read More

Surrey Football Association

meadowbank-view-from-car-park football association

Shortly after the Football Association had defined the formal rules for the beautiful game, Dorking FC was founded thus creating the oldest senior football club in Surrey. In 1953, the ‘Chicks’ moved to Meadowbank – an iconic, picturesque location just behind the High Street, where the bells of St Martin’s could be heard peeling during the games. The new stadium was … Read More

Partner Profile – Urban Point Property Management

Property Management services

The second in our Partner Profile series is with property management company, Urban Point based in New Malden, Surrey. Realising the immense potential within Surrey and with the ever growing need for new residential blocks of flats,  Urban Point was one of the early entrants into the Surrey property management sector over 20 years ago. Our first project together involved reviewing a … Read More