Whether you’re a leaseholder who requires advice on how to respond to a claim for dilapidations, or a landlord who has a property with a lease is due to terminate we can assist.Read More >>
We offer traditional residential surveying services with particular emphasis on pre-purchase surveys and party wall procedures.
Commercial property services include pre-purchase surveys, dilapidations, maintenance and party wall guidance.
Our clients are treated as individuals and we are happy to discuss the service that you need to make sure it is right for you or your company.
Carter Fielding operates a quality policy which has been assessed to ISO 9001:2015 and hold professional indemnity, public liability and employer’s liability insurances.
We are regulated by RICS and operate complaints handling procedures for consumer and business clients.
Carter Fielding is a long established Building Surveying practice with its head office in Kingston-upon-Thames ...READ MORE >>
We can provide lease extension valuation reports and we have the necessary expertise to undertake negotiations on behalf of Landlord or lesseeREAD MORE >>
Carter Fielding’s Surveyors have acted for owners on hundreds of party wall disputes in Surrey, London and the South-East...READ MORE >>
Whether you’re a leaseholder who requires advice on how to respond to a claim for dilapidations, or a landlord who has a property with a lease is due to terminate we can assist.READ MORE >>
A building can be a costly responsibility and you should know its condition before purchasing or agreeing to lease...READ MORE >>
We can also provide Specific Defect Reports, Matrimonial Valuations, Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance Tax and Probate valuations, Reinstatement Cost Valuations and Snagging Lists...READ MORE >>
The valuation that a lender carries out is not a survey so get the peace of mind that comes with a detailed report from one of our experienced Chartered Surveyors.LEARN MORE ABOUT SURVEYS >>
The Party Wall Act covers 3 distinct types of work, alterations to a shared (party) walls, the construction of new walls at the boundary and excavation close to neighbouring structures.LEARN MORE ABOUT PARTY WALLS >>
Section 10(12) of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 confirms that an award may cover the ‘time and manner of executing any work’. As one of the key principles of the Act is to avoid adjoining owners suffering unnecessary inconvenience, it is logical that the appointed surveyor(s) should have this power. This is the relevant ... Read More >>
Party wall procedures are built around a sequence laid down in the Act - the proposed work must be a right provided, those works must be formally notified to any affected adjoining owners and if the notices are dissented to, surveyors must be appointed to draw up an award authorising the works. Occasionally a building owner ... Read More >>
To understand the purpose of a party wall award it's necessary to take a step back and appreciate where it fits within the procedures set out in the Act. Where a party will notice has been served and has not been consented to by the affected adjoining owner a dispute arises. Both the building owner and the adjoining owner must ... Read More >>
Even if the Covid-19 restrictions start to be eased later this month, the 1.5 million people designated as ‘clinically vulnerable’ will have to remain shielded until at least the middle of June and potentially much longer. That poses a particular problem for property owners within this group whose neighbours plan to ... Read More >>