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Accreditation

After lobbying by a group of forward thinking surveyors, accreditation was introduced for Chartered Surveyors as well as Architects.  Surveyors have now been recognised by the ecclesiastical bodies in England […]

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Care and Maintenance of Cotswold Stone

What attracts us to the rural idyll of the Cotswolds? The attraction of a stone cottage in this beautiful countryside is hard to resist. Stone buildings in the Cotswolds embody the best […]

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Rising Damp – Myth or Fact?

You have probably heard of the expression “Rising Damp”.  Some of you may even remember Leonard Rossiter in the TV Sitcom?  Here however I am referring to that phenomenon of […]

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Buying an Old House? Why have a survey?

You might be forgiven for thinking that, as a Chartered Building Surveyor, I am bound to be of the opinion that one should always have an independent building survey carried […]

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Park House

Our clients purchased a sub-standard 1960s timber framed house on an attractive village plot in a conservation area.

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