Major Works Projects

A planned maintenance programme could save you time and money

The vagaries of the English weather together with day-to-day wear and tear mean that all buildings deteriorate over time. Changes to... more »

Repairing Historic Windows

New guidance from Historic England, Traditional Windows: their care, repair and upgrading, is not to replace windows in listed buildings... more »

Is your project being managed properly?

Combining a Chartered Building Surveyor’s skillset with core project management methodology offers clients well rounded technical... more »

How to: replace your roof

There are times when, despite the best maintenance plan, you will need to invest in a new roof. Here are the key steps to making the... more »

Planned Maintenance

Plan your maintenance proactively and reap the rewards of your efforts – don’t just bury your head in the sand Never put... more »

The top 10 block management oversights on major works

When the management of a large residential block in London realised that the building needed serious attention, they were faced with... more »

Windows: Repair Or Replace

Windows are some of the most prominent, public-facing features of any building, from period properties to modern office blocks. How... more »

Top 10 tips for making the most of your roof

1 Have a maintenance plan It is surprisingly common for residential blocks to either not have a plan in place or the existing plan... more »

Planning for Maintenance is the key to successfully funding Major Works

Planning for Maintenance is the key to successfully funding Major Works How far ahead should property managers and boards of directors... more »

Appointing a project manager/surveyor

The vagaries of the English weather together with day-to-day wear and tear mean that all buildings deteriorate over time. Changes to... more »

Replacement Windows

Where a property is divided into flats, no ‘permitted development rights’ exist, so the replacement of, or alteration to... more »