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.
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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 >>
Where an adjoining owner dissents to a party wall notice they have two choices; appoint a surveyor of their choice or concur with the building owner in the appointment of a single Agreed Surveyor. In terms of cost, the appointment of an agreed surveyor will generally be cheaper than having two separate surveyors (I say ... Read More >>
It’s the response that most worries owners notifying their neighbours of works falling under the Party Wall Act - not only a dissent but the appointment of a separate surveyor. I know of a couple of examples where a building owner has simply cancelled their works as a result, which seems extreme, but the loss of control ... Read More >>
A couple of weeks ago I looked at procedures around preparing a schedule of dilapidations during the lease term but today I wanted to focus on how dilapidations are handled at the end of the lease. Landlords are only able to claim for damages from a tenant at the end of a lease term if the tenant has not complied with the ... Read More >>
The desired outcome for any owner serving party wall notices is a consent - it allows them to take advantage of the benefits of the Act, such as the right of access, without having to stump up for surveyors’ fees. However, adjoining owners consenting to party wall notices is still a relatively rare thing, I’ve not run the ... Read More >>