Our Chartered Building Surveyors provide a full range of Building Surveying services to maximise the potential of existing buildings. We provide Building Surveying services to a range of private and commercial clients; including condition surveys, dilapidations reports, measured surveys, feasibility studies, maintenance strategies, schedules of condition and photographic schedules, party wall advice, and defect analysis. We have vast experience in the conversion of existing buildings, works to listed buildings, and those works to which the Building Regulations must be considered.
Wellington King have invaluable experience in assisting Developers to achieve successful development projects delivered on time and on budget. We know that effective communication is the key to this goal, and regularly receive commendations in this respect from clients. Our work ranges from one-off consultancy support and interim management of projects, to a comprehensive service covering all aspects of a development from start to finish. Our Development Management service covers a variety of services; including development strategy, procurement, funding, cost control, planning advice, tenders and throughout the construction phase.
Our Chartered Surveyors have extensive knowledge of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 and have broad experience acting as Party Wall Surveyors. If you think that the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 may apply to your project, Wellington King offer a free plans review to determine whether the Act applies. We can then advise as to the stages required, and the costs and time involved in these stages.
Wellington King act as Employer’s Agent to exercise the rights of the Employer under a Design and Build Contract. We can assist the Employer in managing design, cost, quality and tailor our service to suit the individual requirement for each project. Our role is to ensure that the project is completed in line with client’s expectations; and in doing so provide service above and beyond that expected by the client.
Wellington King has extensive experience in providing fund monitoring services to lenders. Our approach is to engage with both the lender and the developer as early as possible to identify key risks and develop and in-depth understanding of the project to assist in overcoming these risks. With a wealth of knowledge and experience in this field, Wellington King are able to liaise with both the lender and borrower in ensuring the needs of both parties are met.
If you are considering altering or extending your home you are likely to need Planning Permission, Listed Building Consent or Conservation Area Consent. Wellington King will undertake a free consultation to assess whether any form of planning application is required, and then guide you through the process in the simplest of ways. We have extensive experience in gaining planning consents for residential, commercial and housing association clients, as well as obtaining prior approval for permitted development schemes.
Wellington King has assisted clients in preparing Building Regulations drawings for properties ranging from farmhouses to loft conversions and household extensions. We work closely with other consultants on each project to collate information and ensure that our drawings can be easily understood and allow for the most effective solution for the various requirements of the Building Regulations.
At Wellington King we project manage the development process having due regard to the Client’s requirements and expectations, ensuring that we fully understand their needs and requirements for the project. We ascertain a clear definition of the objectives of the Client and/or funding institution; lead the design and construction process to procure the completed project to accord with the Client’s budget, programme and quality. We also use our experience in construction to identify and manage risk throughout the pre-construction and construction phase.
We can advise clients on the most suitable procurement route for each project, to ensure that levels of client input, cost management and quality control can be suited to each client. Once a procurement strategy is agreed, Wellington King will prepare the contract documents for the chosen tender route and in doing so manage the tender process throughout. We also prepare contract documentation for a variety of contract types to ensure that the needs of the client and project are identified and protected throughout the construction period.
Wellington King provide dilapidations services for commercial property dilapidations claims and assessments for both Tenants and Landlords. Our Surveyors have detailed knowledge and experience of the relevant legislation and up to date local knowledge of commercial property.
We have carried out feasibility studies for properties and sites including commercial office space, development land, conversions and permitted development enquiries. Our strategy in this regard is based upon the clients’ requirements, interest of stakeholders and shareholders, and relevant statutory controls.