Our client had found that their existing 5 bay steel framed metal and corrugated asbestos cement sheet clad building was not fit for purpose for the servicing and carrying out of MOTs for commercial vehicles. Modern vehicles tended to be longer and therefore the building was not deep enough to cater for them.
Our client was about to take a short-term lease for a large warehouse unit for a furniture retail business. His solicitor advised that it would be prudent to have completed a Schedule of Condition to append to the lease to limit his liability. Although time was short, Metcalfe Briggs completed the survey and delivered the Schedule of Condition without delay.
Metcalfe Briggs Surveyors was appointed as Single Joint Expert in a dispute being heard in the County Court, involving an office refurbishment. A Single Joint Expert acts on behalf of both parties in dispute, acting impartially to consider all material facts, in his area of expertise. He delivers to the Court an independent report with a duty that the facts stated in the report are true and that the opinions expressed are correct.
Existing domestic garages to the rear of an established Housing Estate made way for this single storey building providing 6 self contained flats for people with learning difficulties and included a staff office, sleepover room with en-suite shower facilities and communal room. It was developed for East Thames and included extensive communal gardens provided for the benefit of the residents.