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An Overview of Condensation

What is condensation? Condensation is the process in which water vapour becomes a liquid. It can cause a range of issues from problems to internal finishes, to much more severe issues to the structural integrity of a building. Two environmental factors combine to determine condensation risk; temperature and humidity. The warmer the air temperature, the […]

UK Government’s recent announcement to close 50 asylum hotels

Our experience in the hospitality, leisure, and tourism industry With the UK Government’s recent announcement that the first 50 asylum hotels are to close by the end of January following the end of their contracts, there is now a desire to refurbish and reopen these hotels to the public. These hotels have played a vital […]

Overview of HM Land Registry Title Plans and their Features

Land Registry title plans are a crucial document in both commercial and residential properties for officially recording the details of a property and ensuring the property’s rights are accurately documented. Since 2003 it has been law for the plan to be compliant with the Land Registry guidelines. A plan comprises of a detailed scaled drawing […]

REINSTATEMENT COST ASSESSMENTS – THE PITFALLS OF ONLINE CALCULATORS!

We recently carried out a Reinstatement Cost Assessment (RCA) of a small industrial estate comprising of six self-contained units with a gross internal floor area of 903m² and an external area of 237m². The terraced building is of a steel portal frame design with brickwork to mid height and profile metal cladding above all under […]

An Introduction To Dilapidations

What are Dilapidations? Dilapidations is the term normally used for repairs required under a Lease.  Most commercial Leases in the UK place an obligation on the Tenant to undertake a variety of repairs, decoration and other express covenants which may include complying with Legislation, cleaning the Premises or reinstating any alterations at the end of […]

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