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December 8, 2016

Building Control Information

Written by Holly Crawford

As part of our dedication to customer assistance, we thought it would helpful to list out the various contact details for Building Control for London’s various Boroughs. Below you will find a full list of all of the contact numbers and email addresses for your local Building Control departments.   Barking and Dagenham Address: Town […]

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November 23, 2016

Word of Mouth is Key!

Written by Beau Davies

We were visiting a Georgian house this week to prepare a Valuation Report in central London. Although we weren’t actually inspecting the property which had the defect, we did note a problem to a property further down the terrace of houses. We thought it would be a good opportunity to address a common issue, that […]

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November 3, 2016

Saturday Working Hours!

Written by Bradley Mackenzie

One of the most common and reoccurring issues I deal with as a Party Wall Surveyor is issues about contractors working on a Saturday. I thought it would be helpful to look at what is and what isn’t allowed, to hopefully ensure that you are fully informed. We also have a blog post that confirms […]

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October 31, 2016

We’re HIRING!

Written by Beau Davies

We are looking for an ambitious and confident candidate to join our growing property team. You will be working out of our North London office, based in Highgate. Your day to day tasks will consist of assisting the Surveying Team in their day to day role and undertaking core administrative activities in an established and […]

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Written by Beau Davies

Here at Berry Lodge Surveyors we regularly answer Party Wall questions or provide free Party Wall advice to members of the public. We are also on the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors’ (RICS) consumer help line for Party Wall matters and regularly provide 30 minutes of free advice to any callers. We had an enquiry this […]

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Written by Richard Palmer

Invasive species have always been a problem in the United Kingdom. At current there is a varied mix of invasive species ranging from plants to bugs and even frogs! Invasive species tend to be a problem as they are not only able to out compete the native species: They also don’t have the same natural ecological […]

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