Category Archive: Surveying

Case Study – Stable Yard Refurbishment

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Sheldon Bosley Knight was instructed to analyse the potential of a stable yard located in South Warwickshire that was in a state of disrepair and to advise the Owner on proposals for refurbishment… Continue reading

Don’t Fall Into The CDM Trap

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The latest Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM 2015) are intended to ensure that health and safety issues are properly considered during a project’s development so that the risk of harm to those who… Continue reading

Property Insurance Update

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The Insurance Act 2015 came into effect on the 12th August this year.  It requires those seeking insurance to make “fair presentation” to the insurance company. Unhelpfully this “fair presentation” is not defined… Continue reading

We are Recruiting

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Qualified Rural Chartered Surveyor Sheldon Bosley’s expanding Rural Land Agency Department seek a Rural Surveyor, RICS and CAAV qualified, to support their existing team in Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire. Sheldon Bosley is an independent firm… Continue reading

TOWN EXPANSION – WHAT IS NEEDED TO RETAIN COMMUNITIES

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Additional Housing Of late, the current Government has implemented a building spree across the Country, and in short, the relevant District Councils have been instructed to provide additional housing to push the housing… Continue reading

Hovel to House

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Hovel to House Following the new release of the additional General Permitted Development Order which came into force on the 6th April 2014, it is now possible to convert an agricultural building to… Continue reading

TO TENDER OR NOT TO TENDER

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Before Building work begins When a project has obtained Planning Permission and also Building Regulation Approval, you may immediately seek a builder to start on site as soon as possible in order to… Continue reading

CDM Regulations

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THE CONSTRUCTION (DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT) REGULATIONS 2007 CDM Regulations were introduced to integrate Health and Safety into the management of projects in order to identify hazards early so they can be eliminated or… Continue reading

Becoming a New Landlord?

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How Do I prepare My Property for Letting? This is a question asked by many new landlords when I first meet them. When planning a refurb, or merely preparing a property ready for… Continue reading

Advantages of Contract Administration (The Hidden Extras)

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Contract administration has always been an important part of any construction project but has been neglected over the years, and the recent economic decline has brought contract administration under project management to the… Continue reading