Building Surveyors in Maidstone
As a Tonbridge based surveyor we often have clients in Maidstone. Do get in touch with us if you are looking for a local Chartered Building Surveyor today.
Examples of our surveying work in Maidstone
Our client wanted an Schedule of Condition report before sub-leasing an industrial unit in Kent. The report covered the entire area within the boundary fences.
A bespoke prestige house was commissioned, based on architects’ plans at a contract value of £476K.
As Building Owner, our District Council client wanted to demolish all buildings on two sites ready for redevelopment. Being surrounded by separate businesses, they were concerned to respect any Party Wall matters.
Surveying services we offer in Maidstone
Metcalfe Briggs Surveyors provide the following contract administration professional services: feasibility, project brief and works specification; competitive tendering to contractors, contractor appointment using a standard form of contract and contract administration pre and during the contract through to completion that will enable the delivery of your project.
When there is a lease agreement between a landlord and tenant for the commercial occupation of accommodation, for example offices, a warehouse, retail or commercial operations, the lease will contain covenants, amongst others, in respect of how a tenant must maintain a property during their occupation and give it back (yield up) at lease end (termination).
Time to discuss repairing, altering or excavating with a party wall surveyor? Our party wall surveyors know the strict legal procedures you must follow. You should serve a Party Wall notice on your neighbour should certain circumstances apply.
Metcalfe Briggs Surveyors has a wealth of experience in undertaking stock condition and life cycle surveys of existing street properties, low rise and high rise estates for rented and leasehold Housing Association and Registered Social Landlords.
Even with an experienced contractor and client, building disputes can sometimes arise. With an inexperienced and “first time” client, building disputes are more likely particularly when design and contract documentation are sparse.
Asset Management Plans identify each building element, its condition and the maintenance action required. It assigns every item a priority rating. Each element has an estimated cost using industry accepted data sources, and a defined timing for when the planned maintenance should occur.
Metcalfe Briggs Surveyors has been regularly instructed by Registered Social Landlords to advise on target properties for purchase and repair acquisitions for over 10 years now, these can either be street properties or estate blocks.
The regeneration or refurbishment of existing estates presents a number of difficulties...
Metcalfe Briggs Surveyors has an expert reputation for converting, de-converting, adapting and/or extending a multitude of existing properties. From converting large street properties to provide care or supportive living accommodation for social housing clients to adapting under used or redundant properties in order to increase rental income.
A condition survey not only provides information for maintenance work that is required immediately - but also information on maintenance the building will require over time. A condition survey report can establish the building’s maintenance and repair condition at a specific point in time.