Richard Birchall heads a team of surveyors who survey, value and repair buildings, prinicipally in central and west London although instructions are also serviced from Cheshire to the South Coast on behalf of major clients. The work undertaken includes structural surveys and valuations, reports on defects, fire insurance, specification and supervision of repair and redecoration contracts, construction monitoring and cost control, party wall awards, fire insurance valuation and reinstatement, and expert reports.
Instructions are repeat business, referrals from solicitors, receivers, accountants, clearing and merchant banks, or professional and corporate clients seeking to "outsource" work.
The firm consists of the principal and four associates, including quantity surveyor, structural engineer, building surveyor and valuer.
Our aim is to provide large firm standards with small firm flexibility and involvement, personal contact, enthusiasm and commitment. We operate a Quality Management System. We invest significantly in computer and telephone technology to maximise the standard of our service and maintain a competitive fee level.
Specialist areas include:
Domestic, commercial, industrial and educational property
Landlord and tenant
Repair & restoration
Surveyor negligence, boundary disputes, part walls, structural surveying,
Professional Associate of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (1980), Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (1988), Member of the Chartered Institute of Building (2000), Pyramus & Thisbe Club (party walls and boundary disputes).