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 >>
In an ideal world the appointed surveyors would have all the information they require available and be in a position to cover all aspects of the work in detail in the award but there are situations where that is either not possible or pragmatic. We refer to these as ‘reserved matters’ i.e. a matter where some additional ... Read More >>
When a party wall award has been agreed it should be served on the owners without delay or ‘forthwith’ as the authors of the Act put it but how does that happen in practice? Until section 15 of the Act was amended by the Electronic Communications Act in 2016 all awards were generally served either by post or in person. ... Read More >>
If you’re familiar with party wall procedures you’ll know that the award is the document produced by the surveyor(s) to resolve the dispute which arose when an adjoining owner dissented to the notice(s) but that's not always the end of the story. The 6th Edition of the RICS template award included a clause stating that ... Read More >>
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 >>