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Do I need to Hire a Project Manager?

We’re happy to acknowledge that, when working with clients planning a new development, we hear this question a lot. Between wanting to keep costs down and feeling like they already have the required knowledge to keep their project management in-house, it’s not unusual for those leading (or bankrolling) a project to be a bit […]

By |February 21st, 2018|Party Wall Surveyors|0 Comments

Kings Road Office Refurbishment

We have been appointed to design and manage the internal refurbishment of a 7000 sq feet office on the prestigious King Road, Chelsea. Works include the full strip out and renewal of all finishes and services and is being undertaken over the summer and autumn 2017.

Completed project images to follow.

By |January 19th, 2018|Refurbishment|0 Comments

Do I need a survey if I have had a mortgage valuation?

Only 1 in 5 buyers chooses to have a survey on their new home, with the other 80% presumably deciding that a green light following a mortgage valuation is sufficient. Unfortunately, what the majority of buyers may not realise is that confusing a valuation with a survey is leaving them extremely vulnerable to hidden […]

By |December 5th, 2017|Party Wall Surveyors|0 Comments

What happens when you are served a Party Wall Notice?

If your adjoining neighbour is proposing a building project that affects the regulations pertaining to the Party Wall Act 1996, he must make sure that you are served the correct Party Wall Notice before the works can begin. This is to ensure that all building works are carried our safely, correctly and without the […]

By |August 16th, 2017|Party Wall Surveyors|Comments Off on What happens when you are served a Party Wall Notice?

6 ways to make your rental property stand out from the rest

The rental market is a highly competitive place. Anyone who thinks going buy-to-let simply means buying a property and renting it out may be underestimating just what’s involved. Before you can market your property for rent, you need to establish who your target market is, then cater to its needs and entice your potential […]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Property|Comments Off on 6 ways to make your rental property stand out from the rest

Property Refurbishment in Central London

Squarepoint Chartered Surveyors have just been appointed to design and manage the refurbishment of an apartment within this impressive central London Victorian property. Located in Knightsbridge it is a very close to Harrods and and all the other shops around Knightsbridge and Sloane Street. The apartment still retains some impressive features, like the glorious floor to ceiling […]

By |May 5th, 2016|Contract Admin, Design, Refurbishment|0 Comments

Impressive Staircase

A Recent inspection of a Victorian mansion block of flats off Sloane Street, Chelsea.

By |April 11th, 2016|Design|0 Comments

Slate Damp Proof Course on Early 20th Century House

During an inspection of an early 20th Century house, we got a good view of the twin layer slate damp proof course that is often found in these older houses. The slate courses are often hidden behind a low level rendered plinth or mortar pointing, so it was interesting to be able to see […]

By |March 9th, 2016|Building Pathology|0 Comments