William is an experienced Chartered Surveyor working primarily within our Party Walls department. After leaving Haberdashers’ Aske’s School in Elstree he studied for his first degree in Philosophy, Psychology & Logic at Newcastle University. William got involved in the property industry at the height of the eighties boom qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor at the University of Reading. When not in the office, William likes to keep a close relationship with his family, especially with his 2 sons, getting involved in all their sporting activities. His favourite hobbies are photography, dancing Jive and sailing.
This post was inspired by a question posed recently by a homeowner who was concerned about the neighbour’s new basement excavation and whether or not it would undermine her property. She wanted to know what precautions could be taken to ensure that the neighbour would dig under the party wall only and stop as soon as they ... Read More >>
Every now and then there is a catastrophic incident involving the construction industry somewhere in the UK. When a house collapses it gets reported in the national press and sometimes on radio and TV. It’s a dramatic event but fortunately it doesn’t happen that often. A recently reported case involved an ordinary medium ... Read More >>