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What is the Role of a Party Wall Surveyor?

If you have googled party wall surveyor, you perhaps have some understanding of the role and why it is important. However, if this is not the case then this blog will aim to explain the role in detail. It will also shed light on when one is required. Let’s get into it!  What is a [...]

By |2022-01-27T13:27:12+00:00January 27th, 2022|News|0 Comments

What is a PAS 9980 fire risk assessment? Keeping Buildings Fire Safe

If you are reading this, you have probably heard something about the new draft for fire risk assessments. But What is a PAS 9980 Fire Risk Assessment? It is a draft published by the British Standards Institute (BSI). It covers the fire risk appraisal and assessment of external wall construction and cladding of existing blocks [...]

By |2022-01-27T13:29:09+00:00January 27th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Regeneration consultancy: What services are provided?

Regeneration is a broad term, that in the construction context, covers large-scale projects intended to promote economic development as well as small-scale works that look to improve quality of life. From creating desirable homes in city centres to finding new, innovative uses for abandoned industrial land, a regeneration consultancy offers a range of different services. [...]

By |2021-11-09T15:48:18+00:00September 7th, 2021|Architectural Design|0 Comments

Rooftop development London: The ultimate guide

Back in 2017, Mayor Sadiq Khan highlighted the housing crisis of England's capital when he called for the pace of new home construction to increase from 29,000 homes a year to 66,000. He also reiterated, that at least 65% of these homes needed to be affordable. The fact that before this only 38% of developments [...]

By |2021-11-09T14:37:33+00:00September 7th, 2021|Architectural Design|0 Comments

How to ensure home development projects meet cladding legislation for fire?

After the tragic Grenfell Tower incident in 2017, a spotlight was shone on the issue of unsafe building materials in the UK for construction projects, with cladding legislation in relation to fire at the forefront of this discussion. In this Blakeney Leigh article, our team will be exploring what this means moving forward for [...]

By |2021-11-09T14:30:12+00:00August 5th, 2021|News|0 Comments

What is carbon-zero housing? Eco-homes become the UK’s hot new property

Carbon-zero housing was once only something you’d see undertaken as a one-off project on grand designs, but now there are over 30,000 projects in the pipeline with the same ambition.  There has been talk surrounding eco-homes and offices for a long time, however, until now it was often deemed unrealistic and unachievable. Yet, the [...]

By |2021-11-09T15:21:25+00:00August 5th, 2021|Architectural Design, Residential|0 Comments

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