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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

In All Normal Circumstances …

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 >>

Preparing a Reinstatement Cost Assessments (Insurance Valuation)

The process of preparing a Reinstatement Cost Assessment involves a site visit to inspect the property, take measurements and site notes detailing the type and quality of the accommodation, a calculation of the likely reinstatement cost of the property based on the information gathered during the inspection, and the recording ... Read More >>

11 Ways to Keep the Cost of Party Wall Procedures Down

If badly handled, party wall procedures can add many thousands of pounds to the costs of your building project but there are plenty of things you (and your surveyor) can do to keep costs to a minimum.   Speak to your neighbours before serving notice This isn't always possible, if the property is let or the ... Read More >>

Don’t forget your License to Alter!

There are many different elements that will need to be considered in order for the vision of your extension to become a reality and it is apparent that a layperson is often unaware what professional help may be required along the way - there are the obvious ones; Architect, engineer and contractor, and to a lesser extent, the ... Read More >>