Bad neighbour

bad neighbour

A lighthearted look at what we think are the 10 most common annoying bad neighbour traits? Happy families! These are the neighbours who think they are on the Jeremy Kyle show most days and are likely to give you a live, up-close episode of their life. Wi-Fi stealers The neighbours that however many times you change your password, they always find … Read More

Party Wall advice

Complimentary Services inc house extensions, party wall advice, planning approval, project management

Party walls are an important aspect to consider when buying a new property. You’ll need to know if you share any walls, fences or boundaries with the neighbours, and whether they’ve got any plans to build before you move in. A building survey can tell you everything you need to know about party walls, but we’ve made a good start … Read More

Complimentary Services

Complimentary Services inc house extensions, party wall advice, planning approval, project management

Complimentary services support our two clear business divisions; our building projects & residential building survey work. Whilst we have a strong reputation in delivering exceptional projects, particularly in the Education, Health & Ecclesiastical sectors & our building surveys have received really positive feedback from our customers, we also offer a full range of complimentary services that are generally less well known. … Read More

Removing a chimney

Removing a chimney

Removing a chimney when fires are no longer used increases living space and in certain rooms, such as bedrooms, makes it much easier to arrange furniture. Older properties were built with fireplaces in every room but with modern central heating, chimney breasts are often unused and considered as wasted floor space. Given that in London for example, residential floor space can easily … Read More

Party Wall FAQ’s

Party wall FAQs

We have been managing party wall matters for many years and have built up quite a few answers to particular party wall related questions. We thought a party wall FAQ might be useful if you are involved in a party wall project. The government website has lots of good explanations on the Party Wall Act etc.1996 including the main types of party … Read More