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.
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 >>
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.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 >>
Being legal documents, party wall notices must be ‘served’ and the acceptable methods of service are set out is section 15 of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996. Service by Hand Sometimes our clients prefer to hand deliver their party wall notices as it gives them an opportunity to add a personal touch to the legal ... Read More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>