Building Consultancy

The range of building consultancy services available in-house from Arnolds Keys really sets us apart from other firms who have to outsource these services, with the inevitable consequences for cost, quality and timescales.

Building Surveys
A full appraisal of commercial, retail or industrial buildings on behalf of an intending purchaser or occupier.

Diagnostic Building Investigations
Assessment of a specific aspect of a building or structure, with recommendations for any remedial work.

Schedules of Condition and Dilapidations
Preparation of written schedules of condition; dealing with a claim for damages in respect of dilapidations at the end of a lease, on behalf of either landlord or tenant.

Insurance Reinstatement Valuations
Assessment of a property and the provision of a report specifically relating to insurance reinstatement value.  This can be used to advise the insurance company upon renewal of insurance or following purchase of a property, to ensure that the premises is adequately insured.

Project Co-ordination
Co-ordinating and overseeing the whole of the construction package, and arranging a ‘turn-key’ solution to a project if required.

CDM Regulations
Ensuring compliance with the statutory requirements for health and safety in a building project.

Access Audits
Provision of reports and advice in relation to the implications of the Equality Act, including access and use of premises.

Condition Surveys
Provision of schedules and reports advising on fabric and M&E condition and subsequent remediation/cost implications.

Space Planning
Advice on space utilisation in relation to refurbishment schemes.

Party Wall Surveying
Dealing with the requirements of the Party Wall Etc. Act, 1996 on behalf of a building owner, developer, or the adjoining owner, where building work relates to adjoining properties or is within 6m of the boundary.

Expert Witness Reports
Providing expert opinion and advice in disputes which involve construction, boundaries or professional services, including the provision of Expert Witness Reports.

Why Choose Arnolds Keys?

  • Full range of building consultancy services delivered by our in-house team
  • Experience in conversions and refurbishment projects as well as newbuild
  • Chartered Surveyors
  • Responsive and personal service
  • Backed by full range of property services in-house


Guy Gowing

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