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 >>
I often tell adjoining owners that have suffered damage as a result of party wall work not to, under any circumstances, enter into discussions directly with their neighbours’ builder. By giving such advice, I’m not trying to make life difficult for building owners but rather making the point that under the Act it is the ... Read More >>
Right of first refusal (RFR) is invoked when the freeholder (landlord) wants to sell their interest in a building that is subject to RFR legislation and they are required under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (the “1987 Act”) to offer this interest to the leaseholders first.This can be the entire freehold, part of the ... Read More >>
There are a number of hoops to jump through when negotiating the purchase of a home, particularly when purchasing a new build property.To add to this burgeoning ‘to do’ list, it would seem that a worrying trend of poor quality control is developing in the new build property sector, even amongst so called ... Read More >>
It’s the phrase that party wall surveyors rely on to reassure adjoining owners that they will not incur costs as a result of their neighbours’ works i.e. “In all normal circumstances, the fees of all/any appointed surveyors will be paid by the building owner”. The inquisitive adjoining owner will ask for ... Read More >>