What is a dilapidations survey and when would I need one?

If you are renting a property it is normally your responsibility to keep it in good condition. Now, some light wear and tear is to be expected, especially if the property has been lived in for a long time. However, if you need help assessing the damage of your property there are professional third-party services [...]

By |2022-11-22T16:36:50+00:00November 22nd, 2022|Architectural Design, Commercial|0 Comments

The Role of a Quantity Surveyor and How We Could Help You

If you are a contractor, architect or developer, then you will likely know some of the reasons for having a surveyor on your team. But what is the role of a quantity surveyor and why are they so important? In this blog post, we will explain everything you need to know about what these people [...]

By |2022-09-29T11:06:01+00:00September 28th, 2022|Architectural Design, Commercial|0 Comments

Our Team Explains The Purpose of a Feasibility Study

When starting any new project, one of the most important steps is to carry out a feasibility study. This will help determine if the idea is even viable and decide what steps need to be taken in order to make it a reality. At Blakeney Leigh, we are experienced project managers and can help you [...]

By |2022-09-29T11:01:38+00:00September 28th, 2022|Architectural Design|0 Comments

Restoring and Cleaning Stone Facades: Techniques to Minimise Damage

Stone facades are a beautiful feature of many buildings, both old and new. However, they can become quite stained and dirty over time, which can detract from their appearance. However, getting them back to pristine condition can be a complex job that needs proper care and understanding. We are going to highlight different techniques for [...]

By |2022-09-20T14:30:04+00:00September 20th, 2022|Architectural Design, Commercial, Residential|0 Comments

What are the benefits of surveying with a drone? The 10 need to knows

Drones are powerful tools and have become widely used within the construction and surveying industry in the past few years. As technology advances so too do the capabilities of our team of experts, utilising the drones to perform 3D mapping, land surveys, photogrammetry and topographic surveys with a birds-eye view. There are many benefits of [...]

By |2021-11-10T11:16:40+00:00November 10th, 2021|Architectural Design|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

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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