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Building Surveying

Brasier Freeth’s Building Surveying Team offer services nationally to a diverse and extensive range of clients including; private individuals, funders, property investors, developers, landlords and tenants. Our advice relates to the acquisition, occupation, repair, refurbishment and exit or disposal of commercial properties. The team offer the complete spectrum of building surveying services including:

  • Pre-Acquisition Surveys
    • Residential Building Surveys
      Due diligence prior to purchase of high end residential property.
    • Commercial Surveys
      Due diligence prior to purchase or letting of all types of commercial property.
    • Schedule of Condition
      Protect assets and limit Dilapidations liability with accurate photographic records of property prior to lease commencement.
  • Dilapidations for Landlords and Tenants
    • Interim Schedules of Dilapidations during the term of the lease to address essential items and monitoring of remedial works.
    • Terminal Schedules of Dilapidations at lease end, negotiation of settlements and monitoring of remedial works.
    • Dilapidations Assessments to establish liabilities and anticipated costs for remedial works required to address breaches.
  • Defect Analysis and Repair
    • Diagnosis of defects and issues, reporting, recommendation of solutions and assistance with repairs.
  • Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM)
    • Reporting on condition of property and preparation of 5-10 year maintenance plans.
    • Procurement and project management of maintenance works.
  • Insurance Reinstatement Cost Assessments
    • Ensure buildings are adequately insured to be rebuilt to current standards in the case of total destruction.
  • Party Wall Matters
    • Advising Building Owners and Adjoining Owners on all matters in relation to the Party Wall etc. Act 1996.
  • Project Monitoring
    • Appraisal of development documentation, initial reports prior to commencement and ongoing project monitoring and reporting throughout the construction phase on behalf of lenders and investors.
  • Planning, Design and Construction Service
    • Design, statutory approvals, procurement and pre-contract advice on construction projects.
  • Project Management and Contract Administration
    • Supervision, project management and administration of construction contracts undertaking Employer’s Agent or Contract Administrator roles.
  • Health & Safety
    • Principal Designer role and advice under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.
  • Expert Witness


For more information on our projects please see our case studies.  

Featured Case Study

Office Refurbishment and Fit-Out for Long-Term Client

Brasier Freeth's Building Consultancy Team was instructed by a long-term client to carry out the internal office refurbishment and fit out of the ground floor of Webb Ellis House in Twickenham
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Brasier Freeth’s 5-a-side Charity Football Tournament 2018

12th October 2018
We had the pleasure of hosting a 5-a-side charity football tournament at Powerleague in Bushey in September
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