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Property Surveys

Property Surveys

We offer a full range of surveys and valuations on all types of residential property in the London area. Contact us for a quote today.

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Party Wall Surveyors

Party Wall Surveyors

Our surveyors have extensive experience in party wall matters whether acting for the building owner or the adjoining owner.

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Leasehold Valuations

Leasehold Valuations

We prepare valuations and undertake negotiations under the Leasehold Reform Act in respect of lease extensions and freehold purchases.

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Architectural Services

Architectural Services

Our experienced team of Chartered Surveyors and designers offer a full range of residential architectural services.

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Welcome to PETER BARRY CHARTERED BUILDING SURVEYORS.

As Chartered Surveyors in London and with 6 offices across the capital, we are perfectly placed to undertake all aspects of residential surveying work within the M25 area.

Our growing team offers a full range of professional services, supported by decades of industry experience. In addition to RICS HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys, our surveyors routinely carry out party wall appointments, architectural design work and leasehold extension negotiations.

We can also provide expert assistance with lease plans, licenses to alter or schedules of outstanding works and much more.

At Peter Barry, we pride ourselves on providing a personable service with advice tailored to your specific project. As part of this, we are happy to negotiate with other surveyors, freeholders or agents on your behalf, manage the required submissions for planning permission and Building Regulation approval as required.

Each Peter Barry surveyor is a qualified specialist in their field, and will actively provide you with friendly guidance and recommendations to help you make the best decisions regarding your property.

For further information about any of our services, please do not hesitate to contact us on 020 7183 2578, via email or by completing a contact form.

ABOUT PETER BARRY

Peter Barry Surveyors has grown considerably over the last 10 years to become a multi-disciplinary practice with a 20 strong team. The company originated in North London in 1983...

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ABOUT PETER BARRY

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 lessee.

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Party Wall Matters

We are 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.

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Party Wall Matters

Architectural Plans

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

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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.

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Residential Surveys

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.

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Property Surveys

Property Surveys

The valuation that a lender carries out is not a survey so get the peace of mind that comes with a detailed report from one of our experienced Chartered Surveyors.

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Party Wall Surveyors

Party Wall Surveyors

The Party Wall Act covers 3 distinct types of work, alterations to a shared (party) walls, the construction of new walls at the boundary and excavation close to neighbouring structures.

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leasehold valuation

leasehold valuation

The Leasehold Reform Act gives lessees of residential property the right to acquire an extended lease or to collectively purchase the freehold interest of their building.

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Latest blog posts

Deed of Variation – A move to fairer Ground Rents?

Back in the middle of 2017, Taylor Wimpey amongst a few others, received blanket bad press for their involvement in the selling of leasehold houses, which included very aggressive ground rents. Headlines such as “£9,000 per year Ground Rent” and “Newlyweds unable to sell home due to legal catch that sees ground rent ... Read More >>

Party Wall Procedures – Alternatives to Injunctions

I have previously written about the option of an adjoining owner applying for an injunction where their neighbour has commenced work covered by the Party Wall Act without serving notice. However, the costs of obtaining an injunction can be significant, may not be recoverable in full and such would only be justified where there ... Read More >>

Why You Can’t Say “You’re Fired!” to a Party Wall Surveyor

Imagine having a job from which you cannot be dismissed - that must be the dream of many people. Well, that is exactly the position that appointed party wall surveyors find themselves in. Section 10(2) of the Act confirms that 'All appointments and selections made under this section shall be in writing and shall not be ... Read More >>

Guide to Informal Lease Extensions

The Leasehold Reform and Urban Development Act, 1993, establishes the valuation basis and legal framework for leaseholders to extend their lease (as well as enfranchise). The most common way to enact the Act, is to serve a Section 42 notice with the help of a specialist solicitor, but this does come with a raft of stipulations ... Read More >>