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

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

A new Church building for Caterham, Surrey

new build design, Church Building LABC Award winner for Best Public Service Building

At a cost of £32 the land in Francis Road (then known as Elizabeth Road, Caterham) was purchased on 12 May 1894 for a new church building to be called Oak Hall. The church building was completed in July and August at a cost of £206 and opened on Thursday 13 September 1894. Fast forward 125 years and Oakhall has a … Read More

Updating a John Nash Regency House

Updating a John Nash property

Designed by architect John Nash, and built in 1808, this Regency house is situated within a conservation area, so we had to approach the updating project with a simple overriding objective – our design had to ‘enhance and preserve the area’. The brief was to design internal alterations and external repairs to provide a new loft room and generally refurbish … Read More

Chawton Hill – what do you do then?

Chawton Hill Chartered Surveyors & Project Managers

Actually quite a lot more than you might at first think when you hear Chawton Hill, Chartered Surveyors. The business is well into its late teens now, having been established in 2001 by Stephen Holmes and David Edwards, both Fellows of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Whilst Building Projects & Building Surveys neatly describes the two areas of our … Read More

Fire Damage Reinstatement Update

Fire damage reinstatement Bookham Surrey - Utility

FIRE DAMAGE REINSTATEMENT UPDATE : Back in January we posted a review of a property in Bookham, Surrey that had suffered a fire. We were appointed to manage the reinstatement project from initial building survey to repair contractor selection, negotiation & co-ordination of the works. As we mentioned, the project was due to complete at the end of March & … 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

Fire Damage Survey and Repair

The Argus Lofts in Brighton experienced a serious roof fire, caught here on camera. Chawton Hill were called in to carry out a full building fire damage survey report, specify repairs, liaise with the appointed insurance loss adjusters and project manage the roof reinstatement and flat refurbishments. The roof decking caught alight and at the height of the incident here were … Read More

Congratulations Alex

Congratulations Alex Falconer has been promoted to Team Leader at Chawton Hill Chartered Surveyors at our base in Leatherhead, Surrey. Alex obtained his Chartered status under the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists in 2015 and has continued to develop within the company.  We always support members of staff who wish to improve themselves by gaining further qualifications to advance their … Read More

Construction site opening of S.East Coast Ambulance Centre Polegate, East Sussex

South East Coast Ambulance Make Ready Centre,construction site

The construction site opening ceremony for the South East Coast Ambulance Make Ready Centre in Polegate, East Sussex was a great success! Paul Sutton, Chief Executive SECAmb attended with the Major of Polegate, David Watts together with colleagues from SECAmb Steve Moss, John Flower & June Streeter & the team from Durtnell & Sons. Chawton Hill took responsibility as Principle … Read More