Metcalfe Briggs Surveyors were appointed by an education provider who had vacated two floors in this West London office building. A near six figure claim was put forward by the landlord based mainly on suspended ceilings, scruffy condition of the carpets, internal decorations and the need to strip out tenant’s alterations.
Metcalfe Briggs Surveyors were appointed by the tenant of this small provincial secondary office where a Schedule of Dilapidations totaling £12,500 had been served by the landlord. If successful, this would have resulted in a claim in the region of £16,000. Metcalfe Briggs Surveyors made a detailed inspection of the building and an analysis of the Schedule of Dilapidations.
This is a case where Metcalfe Briggs Surveyors advised the client, a major Further Education College, on entry to and exit from the building at the end of the lease. Before the start of the lease extensive fit out works were undertaken by the landlord for the prospective tenant.
This modern but dated three storey office block in Ashford had been vacated by a public sector client who had made extensive internal alterations and subjected the property to very considerable wear and tear. A detailed survey resulted in a comprehensive Schedule of Dilapidations running to hundreds of items.
This case involves a shop in Gravesend, Kent, being a three storey building of 1970s construction. Metcalfe Briggs Surveyors acted for the landlord with a lease to a major national charity who had, in turn, sub-let to a shoe retailer.
The occupier of these two London industrial units which were originally leased to a government funded body had made extensive alterations over the years and were approaching the end of their lease. Finding the premises a little too large and no longer ideally suiting them.
This High Street Victorian property in Kent had been extended in modern times to provide additional open plan office accommodation and fitted out specifically for the use of the tenant, the DHSS as a Job Centre Plus and associated offices.
In 1914 a family trust created a lease of 99 years’ duration at a rent of £3 for a row of six tenanted cottages in Kent to provide accommodation under the Housing of the Working Classes Acts 1890-1909 – i.e. social housing.
Metcalfe Briggs Surveyors represented the landlord, a small investment fund, with a commercial lease to a major High Street food retailer. Although a modern brick building it was being vacated in a neglected and unrepaired condition internally and externally.