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GREENHAM COMMON OFFICES COMPLETED ON TIME

Our client came to us in February 2018 saying they had to vacate their current premises by November 2019. They were proposing to take and as yet unbuilt office building of 10,000 sq.ft., at Greenham Common and wanted us to act as Tenant’s Agent. The new landlord and his design team were aware of our […]

625 m² EXTENSION TO HUNGERFORD INDUSTRIAL UNIT COMPLETED

Our client was looking to assist their tenant who needed extra warehouse space. We had previously acted for the tenant and were still engaged by them on an adjoining site. With this level of trust between the parties we were appointed to develop an affordable scheme in the earliest possible time frame. The existing site […]

BASINGSTOKE COMMUNITY PREFERS YOGA

Our client was gifted a purpose built community centre with sports facilities and changing rooms as ‘planning gain’ from a substantial housing scheme. The centre has proved very popular over the last five years with day and evening activities fully booking the halls and meeting rooms. With the possibility of more funding our client first […]

Wot a lot of rot

We know our clients want a pre-acquisition building survey to give a clean bill of health on the building they hope to buy but as surveyors there is nothing more pleasing than finding a juicy problem. And they don’t come any juicier than a good ‘fruiting body’. Last month whilst surveying a period property our […]

Marlborough School looks forward to new term

The former St Peter’s School Marlborough has been empty and unused for some years; it is now in a sad and dilapidated state. Despite this our clients aim to acquire the Grade II Listed building and to put it into good and substantial repair ready for use as a boutique hotel and restaurant. We have […]

Fire brigade to the rescue

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue used the tower crane over our Limborough Road site in Wantage last week to practice the rescue of a stranded worker. The ‘worker’ was in fact a volunteer fireman who pretended to collapse whilst working on the jib. The rescuers were the retained firemen from Wantage and they received guidance from […]

Curtain Closes on Collapsed Window Opening

A window replacement project in Pangbourne came to an abrupt stop when the installer realised that removing the mullions from the original frame was a mistake, they were supporting the gabled roof above! The building owner arranged for temporary props and then asked us to investigate, and to come up with an appropriate remedy. The […]

Wantage Mixed Use Scheme reaches skywards

The tower crane over our Limborough Road site has recently become a unique and prominent feature of the Wantage skyline. The scheme is a multi-storey mixed use development providing ground floor parking and retail space with offices and fourteen two-bedroom apartments on the floors above. We are acting as Employer’s Agent and QS for Kings […]