Dealing with disruption: how to minimise the chaos of refurbishment

Every now and again, your commercial property will become in need of a little TLC. As with all things, properties can begin to show their age over time, eventually becoming unsafe, impractical or merely a little tired as materials age and wear out. Inevitably, the time will come when your workspace could benefit from refurbishment, […]

Five project deadline delays (and how to avoid them)

If you’re in the process of refurbishing either a single commercial property or a series of properties, it’s highly likely that you’ll be working to strict deadlines. The old adage that time is money frequently rings true in the business world, and the ability to work to the deadlines established at the outset of a […]

Five deadly building materials that weren’t such a good idea!

One of the roles of a chartered building surveyors’ practice such as Bradley-Mason LLP is to analyse older buildings for the presence of potentially dangerous materials.  For decades, the construction industry has prioritised certain materials over others for their desirable properties – be they strength, insulation, flame retardance or more besides.  Sometimes, however, this search […]

The Dilapidations Protocol – Time to comply!

The days of inflated claims, ‘golden handshakes’ for Landlords at Lease expiry and ‘horse-traded’ dilapidations settlements bearing no resemblance to actual loss are over! After 10 years since initial conception and a number of revised draft versions the Property Litigation Associations’ Dilapidations Protocol has finally been formally adopted and came into force on 1 January […]

Asbestos Update – Are you compliant?

As Building Surveyors and Asbestos Consultants dealing with commercial property issues on a daily basis, it is somewhat concerning that, despite Asbestos Legislation being well established, many commercial organisations both small and large are still not fully compliant and, in extreme cases, are completely oblivious to both asbestos risk and legal requirements. Whether you’re in […]

Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards 2011

For the third consecutive year Bradley-Mason LLP are proud to be sponsoring the Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards. The ceremony recognises the achievements in the property profession across Yorkshire and is a great opportunity for us to catch up with our friends and associates. We look forward to seeing you there!

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