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PROPERTY DESIGN  
AND SURVEYING PROJECTS.

Led across Liverpool, Manchester and the Northwest. Browse our portfolio of completed and ongoing projects to discover the ways in which we can support your development and see firsthand our quality of work.

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LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE AND WIRRAL

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HOUSE EXTENSION – CH61 6XJ

Demolition of the existing garage, single-storey wrap-around extension. Architectural design, Specification, Planning and Building Regulations, Structural Design and Project Management.

A single-storey extension featuring living and kitchen space. Architectural design, planning
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COMMERCIAL BUILDING SURVEY AND STRUCTURAL SURVEY – L13 1FA

A car crashed through the front of Boots, Edge Lane Retail Park Liverpool. This resulted in the store being closed for 48 hours costing over £250,00 in lost revenue. We carried out supervision of work and structural survey to allow the store to reopen safely.

Repair work underway at Boots in Edge Lane Retail Park after a car crash. AMS Surveys carried out this work
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PROJECT MANAGEMENT – L23 4UF

Following a Damp and Timber survey work was identified to a rotten timber beam supporting the bay window and roof. A specification of work was draw up and the work was project managed, including structural calculation and all work was signed off by the Local Council Building Control.

Structural issues with a domestic property wall caused by a rotten timber beam

CHESHIRE

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DAMP/LEAK INVESTIGATION – CH5 3LN

The client had an ongoing problem with dampness, which caused a leak from a balcony patio area above. Several builders had attempted to fix the issue leaving the client having paid £1000s without a suitable repair. We identified the issue and provided a specification of work and oversight of the remedial building work completed.

Using a protimeter to measure the moisture levels of a wall during a damp survey
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STRUCTURAL SURVEY – SK9 6BT

Stepped bricking was reported above a bay window by the client, and they were concerned that replacement windows had caused the damage. It was found that the windows hadn’t been installed correctly, with poor support allowing the above brickwork to move.

A structural survey identified stepped bricking issues caused by improper window installation
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RETROSPECTIVE LISTED BUILDING CONSENT – CW9 8JF

Alteration had been carried out to the property many years ago including dividing the property into two, further alteration re-joined the two properties as well as some refurbishment. Unknown to the client what work they were allowed to carry out and needed listed building consent, this was further complicated as they wanted to sell the property.

Retrospective listed building consent for a property that had undergone extensive refurbishment

MANCHESTER

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STRUCTURAL SURVEY – WN5 9BL

Following remedial work by the insurance company a number of years previously the owner wanted assurance that the building was not suffering further subsidence. A structural investigation was undertaken with further works identified.

Exterior shot of a house in Manchester following a structural survey
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SPRAY FOAM ROOF INSULATION – M43 6PX

Specialist investigation to identify the extent of damage the spray foam insulation has caused, produce a specification of work and budget cost of the building work. Whilst not visible internal, majority of the roof timber was rotten requiring a new roof structure.

Internal shot of a loft space where spray foam has caused extensive damage, including rotting
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STRUCTURAL CALCULATIONS – WA15 6NF

Removal of chimney breast and alteration of internal walls to create open plan living space. Structural assessment undertaken, calculations produced suitable for the Builder to order the required Steel Beams and for Building Regulations sign off and Party Wall advice given.

Exterior shot of a house in Manchester after a structural assessment was carried out

LANCASHIRE

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RICS HOME SURVEY LEVEL 3 (BUILDING SURVEY) – L39 4QT

Pre-purchase survey for a client building a property, provide a comprehensive report in line with RICS standards and included costs of remedial building works required, allowing the client to negotiate a lower purchase price.

A semi-detached property in Lancashire on a clear day following a level 3 home survey
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DAMP AND TIMBER SURVEY – PR25 1HA

Pre-Purchase Damp and Timber survey also found evidence of wood boring insects (Woodworm) and timber decay and rot. The client successfully negotiated a lower purchase price and subsequently undertook the remedial building work.

An exterior shot of a terraced house following a damp and timber survey
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CAVITY WALL TIE SURVEY – PR6 7SQ

Cracking had been noted by another Surveying Firm carrying out a survey and the Client became concerned that there may be an issue with the Cavity Wall Ties. We carried out an intrusive inspection and provided further advice to the client within our report.

Image from a cavity wall tie survey

BLACKPOOL

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PRE-ACQUISITION COMMERCIAL SURVEY AND DEVELOPMENT APPRAISAL – FY1 1RN

The client wanted to carry out due diligence before committing to the purchase and the feasibly of converting the 22 flats into 16 luxury Airbnb apartments

Exterior shot of a house in Manchester following a structural survey

STOKE-ON-TRENT

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LISTED BUILDING SPECIFIC DEFECT SURVEY – ST10 2AE

The owner of mid 17th Century house had concerns about the condition of the roof, possible repair methods and the legal process, Listed Building Consent.

A mid 17th century house in Stoke-on-Trent photographed after a listed building specific defect survey

LEEDS

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NON-TRADITIONAL BUILD HOUSE – LS9 0LP

A non-traditional build refers to, timber, concrete or stell framed houses typically built 1950-1970. The client wanted to make some internal alteration and needed structural advice due to the timber frame to ensure the house remained safe whilst maximising space.

Photograph taken in a non-traditional build house in Leeds

STAFFORDSHIRE

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COMMERCIAL BUILDING SURVEY – SY11 1QE

Commercial pre-acquisition survey, of a commercial retail shop and 4 bed House in Multiple occupation (HMO) on the first and second floors. The building was also within a Conservation Area.

A commercial property in Staffordshire. Photo taken after a commercial building survey

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FOR MULTIPLE SECTORS

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RESIDENTIAL
A local warehouse facility
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COMMERCIAL
Heritage properties in Liverpool
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HERITAGE
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