Licences For Alteration
Whether you are a lessee planning works to your property or a freeholder that has had a request for consent we can assist with the preparation of a Licence to AlterRead More >>
As Chartered Building 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, valuations 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.
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.
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...READ MORE >>
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.READ MORE >>
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.READ MORE >>
Whether you are a lessee planning works to your property or a freeholder that has had a request for consent we can assist with the preparation of a Licence to Alter.READ MORE >>
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.READ MORE >>
We can also provide Specific Defect Reports, Matrimonial Valuations, Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance Tax and Probate valuations, Reinstatement Cost Valuations and Snagging Lists.READ MORE >>
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.LEARN MORE ABOUT SURVEYS >>
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.LEARN MORE ABOUT PARTY WALLS >>
1. What is Probate? The definition of Probate is 'proving' which entails proving that the deceased's will in possession of the Executor is their last. Probate is granted by the Court which determines that the Executor has the power to administer the estate.Once Probate has been granted the Executor is able to sell the ... Read More >>
Following on from the Law Commissions Consultation and recommendations the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced “the biggest reforms to English property law for 40 years, fundamentally making home ownership fairer and more secure”.Peter Barry Surveyors have been fighting the corner for Leaseholders since ... Read More >>
The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 has been with us for almost twenty-five years but it is still clear that the public has, at best, a tenuous grip on its details. I have outlined a few of the most common misunderstandings below:My extension will be on my own land so the Act does not apply.Section 6 of the Party Wall Act ... Read More >>
In an ideal world the appointed surveyors would have all the information they require available and be in a position to cover all aspects of the work in detail in the award but there are situations where that is either not possible or pragmatic. We refer to these as ‘reserved matters’ i.e. a matter where some additional ... Read More >>