John has recently joined Peter Barry and over the last 20 years has been an Office / Administration Manager for a number of companies including John Lewis, OPAL and H4 Aerospace to name a few. John felt ready for a change and said yes without hesitation when offered a position at Peter Barry and is very much looking forward to a rewarding role with new learning opportunities. When not at work, John very much enjoys spending time with his family and each September is one of the co-organisers of the St Albans Beer Festival which attracts over 10,000 people to the city and has recently featured on Channel 4 news and the BBC’s Apprentice series.
Working as an Architectural Technologist for one of London’s busiest firms of Chartered Surveyors gives me the unique advantage of being surrounded by party wall specialists every day. More importantly, it has allowed me to gain a good understanding of party wall procedures and factor them in to my design projects at an ... Read More >>
The leasehold valuation team here at Peter Barry recently attended the annual Leasehold Advisory conference that brings together tenants, managing agents, solicitors, valuers and all other people/bodies that have a interest in the current leasehold sector. The conference was celebrating its 15th year and whilst a lot has ... Read More >>
When you own the freehold of a property, you have complete freedom to deal with the scope and timing of maintenance and repairs as you see fit. Owning a property under a leaseholder is a different proposition and brings with it a variety of difficulties/challenges. Essentially, the lease should set out the extent to which ... Read More >>