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

Access – The importance of an early approach

Where access requires the express consent of an adjoining owner, such as to erect scaffolding and a hoarding as part of a demolition programme, there are no statutory timescales but there are many benefits to an early approach. In some cases, the scheme is simply not viable without access so if there’s an adjoining owner ... Read More >>

RICS “Red Book” Valuations – What are they and what do they do?

One of the most well known and widely used surveying standards are technically named “Red Book” Valuations or RICS valuations. You may be asked to arrange for a Chartered Surveyor to undertake a Red book valuation by your solicitor for a range of purposes - Taxation, Probate, Matrimonial, Shared Ownership, Court ... Read More >>

Different Types of Asbestos and Where They Can Be Found

What exactly is it? Asbestos is a natural, fibrous mineral that was generally used as a building material in the UK between the 1950s and 1980s. It was mined in the far-east, Africa and South America before the fibres were woven into fabrics or mixed into cement. Asbestos was used because it is strong, sound absorbent and ... Read More >>

Serving Party Wall Notices

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 >>