Schedule of Condition & Party Wall Awards

We are often asked by appointing owners as to whether a Schedule of Condition is a compulsory part of a Party Wall Award. The simple answer is that a Schedule of Condition is not a compulsory part of a Party Wall Award and the Party Wall Award can be served without an...

What is a Schedule of Condition?

Schedules of Condition are generally, and most commonly, used for three main purposes: to accompany a new commercial lease;to accompany to a Party Wall Award; andto accompany a Licence for Alterations. In all three instances, the Schedule of Condition is used to...

Life is a Pitch – Building Surveys and Roofs

This is the next in our building surveying blog looking at the major items of defect within a building survey report. This building survey blog deals with roofs. Often roofs are the single biggest, or one of the single biggest, identified in a building survey. The...

Is it possible to undertake a building survey on a flat?

A common question we often get from clients making building survey inquiries is whether you can undertake a building survey on a flat.  In this blog, we explore this question.  Many surveyors hold the belief that you cannot undertake a building survey on a flat. ...

Lease Extension Valuation Update

Lease Extension Valuation Update Many clients have approached our team of lease extension valuation surveyors interested in knowing the implication for lease extensions by virtue of the Government’s recent announcement on planned changes to the existing legislation....