Welcome to Peter Barry Chartered Surveyors

We undertake all aspects of residential surveying work throughout the inner M25 area from our network of London offices. If you would like further information on any of the services outlined below please do not hesitate to contact us on 020 7183 2578 or by email.

Residential Surveys

If you are thinking of buying a property and would like the peace of mind that comes with a survey from a Chartered Surveyor call us for a quote today. We undertake all levels of surveys including RICS Homebuyer Reports and Building Surveys. Further details ...

Party Wall Matters

We are also experienced Party Wall Surveyors. If you are planning to undertake some work on your property which falls within the scope of The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 we can advise you on the necessary procedures. Alternatively, you may have been served notice by a neighbour in relation to some proposed works and require a party wall surveyor to act on your behalf. Whichever side you are on we will be happy to advise you. Further details ...

Leasehold Reform Act

We can provide valuation reports in accordance with the Leasehold Reform Act (as amended) and we have the necessary expertise to undertake negotiations on behalf of Landlord or leasee. Further details ...

Architectural Plans

Our experienced team of Chartered Surveyors and Architectural Technicians are able to offer a full range of architectural services for both residential and commercial properties. Further details...

Other Services

We can also provide Specific Defect Reports, Matrimonial Valuations, Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance Tax and Probate valuations, Reinstatement Cost Valuations and Snagging Lists. You can find more details on our Other Surveying Services page.

If you would like further information on any of the above services do not hesitate to contact us on 020 7183 2578 or by email.



 

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Pitched Roof Structures: Common Property Defects #7

The roof is one of the most important parts of a building. It is responsible for protecting the structure beneath from weather, and its failure can have a serious effect on other elements of the building. The roof structure is responsible for supporting the weather-tight roof covering, and distributing its loads (which tend to be considerable) to the structural walls of the building. In order to perform this function satisfactorily, the roof structure must be strong, stable, and durable. read more...

Houses of Non-Traditional Construction – Common Property Defects #6

We have recently completed a number of pre-purchase surveys for clients intending to buy houses of non-traditional construction. Properties of non-traditional construction can often be a source of concern for buyers and mortgage lenders alike, as some suffer defects not found in the general housing stock, and might require expensive repairs. read more...

Asbestos – Common Property Defects #5

During the course of our inspections we regularly encounter building materials which contain or may contain asbestos fibres. Asbestos, the name of which has its origin in the Greek word ‘ásvestos’, meaning inextinguishable, is a naturally occurring rock mineral which is both fire retardant and an excellent thermal and acoustic insulator. The fibres do not dissolve in water or evaporate, and are resistant to chemical and biological degradation. Additionally, asbestos is relatively inexpensive. Due to these qualities, asbestos was used extensively in domestic buildings constructed in the post-war period through to the 1980s, and its use continued (albeit to a diminished degree) up until the turn of the 21st Century. read more...

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