Building Surveying

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Although ABC specialises in older properties, the company has a wide range of experience within a variety of sectors, and with different kinds of client. This  has resulted in ABC gaining a diverse range of knowledge across a number of constructional types and ages. Andrew was Chartered in 1999, and since then, has acquired a wide range of skills and experience, enabling him to provide a cost effective, efficient and professional service to clients across many areas. ABC can provide the following services:
  • Building Surveys, (Structural surveys) defect diagnosis and condition appraisals.
  • Quinquennial surveys
  • Refurbishment and design.
  • Specifications and contracts.
  • Project Management.
  • Contract management, supervision, budget and cost control.
  • Building Management and Planned Preventative Maintenance.
  • Schedules of Dilapidations.
  • Specialist conservation advice.
  • Disability Discrimination Act surveys and appraisals.
  • Environmental advice relating to refurbishment.
  • Sustainability.
  • Production and adaptation of AutoCAD drawings.

ABC is a “safe pair of hands” and clearly understands the importance of providing a trusted professional service to clients. Andrew is approachable, and knows that being able to ask, or gain additional specialist advice is paramount to the success of the surveying services undertaken.

Surveys and property pathology can be used to assess and report on the condition of the building fabric.  In this respect, ABC can provide advice and recommendations prior to the purchase of a property or at any time during ownership.

Please click on the document links below for a sample of useful information that can used to understand your property.

A guide to building terms – click to open

Maintenance matters – Click to open

A guide to brickwork bonds – Click to open

ABC example Building Survey – Click to open

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