A rolling stone gathers no moss they say, but your roof might. Chartered Surveyor Stephen Cornish PhD MA BSc FRICS FFPWS takes a look at the damage moss can lead to ...
Party Wall surveyor David Vizard MFPWS describes a typical Party Wall problem. "I had a telephone enquiry this afternoon, a nice lady called Maureen, living in a terraced house in Harrow. It would be fair to say she was distressed. Upset. Annoyed. And, I believe, confused. Read on ....
In 1922 the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (‘RICS’) admitted Irene Barclay as the first woman chartered surveyor in Britain; it is perhaps no coincidence that ... read on
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Surveying through the November lockdown
Thinking of painting the outside of your home? Chartered Surveyor Stephen Cornish PhD MA BSc FRICS FFPWS explains the importance of allowing your home to breathe!
Why should you serve a notice under the Party Wall Act? Advice for those proposing to carry out work which may affect their neighbours.
At the time of writing this Blog the Government has eased the Lockdown in many sectors, but clouds are gathering in Europe for a possible return. The easing of the restrictions varies in the workplace because the risk of contagion differs at so many levels. To reassure members of the public who are opening their doors to Woodward Chartered Surveyors, we can confirm our adherence to the Government’s guidance of “people working in, visiting […] other people’s homes.”
Look after your home and it will look after you. Chartered Surveyor Kate Farrar MRICS of Woodward Chartered Surveyors reminds us of the dangers of poor building maintenance.
Update on the full service we offer during the Coronavirus emergency
Chartered Surveyor James Bush takes a look at damp in chimneys and what to look for.
Can bamboo really cause structural damage? Chartered Surveyor Stephen Cornish explains