Shaun joined us in 2015 and is an experienced Chartered Building Surveyor, working across our residential surveys, commercial surveys, party wall, architectural and contract administration services. Shaun qualified with a degree in Building Surveying at London’s South Bank Polytechnic and became a Chartered Surveyor in 1993. Outside of work he spends most of his energy with his young family, but when he finds time, his interests include live music and playing bass guitar in a band.
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 >>
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 >>
As a recent graduate and Assistant Surveyor, a large part of my training was party wall related. As part of that training I spent time assisting the team that deal with new enquiries in sending fee proposals and liaising with owners. I thought it might be helpful to work through an example relating to a rear extension. When ... Read More >>