Metcalfe Briggs Surveyors assisted a London Council by carrying out surveys of a number of council owned and maintained park buildings in several locations throughout the Borough. The buildings included chapels, pavilions, storage units and toilet blocks constructed throughout the Victorian era, 1950s and modern day, in varying styles and state of repair.
A 1960’s residential apartment block. The residents were becoming increasingly concerned about the unexpected costs they had to pay out for adhoc building repairs. An example was water leaking into top floor apartments due to deterioration of the flat roof coverings and the ensuing costs and disruption. They felt they did not have an understanding of the state of their building; they could not plan maintenance or budget.