The range of building consultancy services available in-house from Arnolds Keys really sets us apart from other firms who have to outsource these services, with the inevitable consequences for cost, quality and timescales.
a full appraisal of commercial, retail or industrial buildings on behalf of an intending purchaser or occupier.
Diagnostic Building Investigations:
Assessment of a specific aspect of a building or structure, with recommendations for any remedial work.
Schedules of Condition and Dilapidations:
preparation of written schedules of condition; dealing with a claim for damages in respect of dilapidations at the end of a lease, on behalf of either landlord or tenant.
Co-ordinating and overseeing the whole of the construction package, and arranging a ‘turn-key’ solution to a project if required.
Ensuring compliance with the statutory requirements for health and safety in a building project.
Provision of reports and advice in relation to the implications of the Equality Act, including access and use of premises.
Provision of schedules and reports advising on fabric and M&E condition and subsequent remediation/cost implications.
Advice on space utilisation in relation to refurbishment schemes.
Party Wall Surveying:
Dealing with the requirements of the Party Wall Etc. Act, 1996 on behalf of a building owner, developer, or the adjoining owner, where building work relates to adjoining properties or is within 6m of the boundary.
Expert Witness Reports:
Providing expert opinion and advice in disputes which involve construction, boundaries or professional services, including the provision of Expert Witness Reports.
A Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Andy Dransfield heads Arnolds Keys’ building consultancy arm in our Commercial division.
Andy studied at Sheffield Hallam University before spending five years with Harrogate Council, and over ten years with a Leeds-based property consultancy firm. He became a Chartered Surveyor in 2005, and was admitted as a Fellow of the RICS in 2012.
Why Choose Arnolds Keys
- Full range of building consultancy services delivered by our in-house team
- Experience in conversions and refurbishment projects as well as newbuild
- Chartered Surveyors
- Responsive and personal service
- Backed by full range of property services in-house