Services

We offer these services to individuals and organisations in all sectors. We will be pleased to give you a written quotation for any of them. For organisations, We will be happy to review any pre-qualification requirements. If you have any questions about these services, or you are unsure what you need, please contact us and we’ll help in any way we can.

Advisory Services

  • Project Monitoring – We can be appointed to monitor a project being delivered by others. This might be another party, a consultant or a contractor.
  • Due Diligence – We undertake due diligence, peer reviews and reporting on a range of construction project activities.
  • CDM Advisory Services – We provide advisory services to help you comply with Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 and guide you in your duties as Client or Principal Designer.
  • Independent Certifier – We can provide the role of IC on large scale projects which are part of PFI, Partnering Agreements, Prime Contracts and Design and Build.

Neighbourly Matters

  • Party Wall Surveyor – The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 protects neighbours rights during certain construction work while allowing the building owner to exercise their rights. Dorian Burt is an experienced party wall surveyor and can guide you through the rights and obligations of the Act and be your appointed surveyor to deal with notices and a party wall award.
  • Schedules of Condition – We can provide a schedule of condition to record condition of a property, in text and photographs, before the signing of a lease or where party wall works are simply agreed to.
  • Party Wall Strategy – Dorian Burt provides advice to architects and designers in the application of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 and how to design to maximise rights and avoid conflict in party wall matters.
  • Boundary Determination – Two neighbours in dispute can jointly appoint Dorian Burt to resolve a boundary dispute by independently determining the boundary.

Technical Services

  • Disability: BS8300 Audit – We can inspect and audit your property for equality act, disabled access and BS8300 compliance, giving a report with recommendations for work to bring it up to standards and best practice options.
  • PPM Plans – We produce plans to help manage, prioritise and budget for the upkeep of commercial and public property.
  • Design – We draw architectural plans for planning permission, building regulations, project planning, working drawings and for solutions to technical problems.
  • Project Management  – We manage projects for selected clients, who are generally public sector clients. We have a strong track record in leading project teams.
  • Contract Administration – We apply standard forms of contract to run projects to control and protect both parties interests.

We can provide these services singularly or in combinations. If you have a slightly different requirement, we can tailor them to suit your needs. You can also refer to the Categories menu for groupings of services relevant to different customer types and sectors.

You can view a map of the locations where we have provided our services here.

Please note we do not provide Homebuyer reports, home purchase surveys or valuations. If you wish to arrange for a home survey, you should consult the directory of RICS Chartered Surveyors at www.ricsfirms.com.