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New Instruction from The Disabilities Trust15 February

The Swindon office have been instructed to act as local agents along with the Healthcare team at Gerald Eve on the disposal of a modern 20 bedroom specialist healthcare facility and adjoining 1.5 acre site in Swindon. For further information please contact Jeremy Sutton.

Appointment as the Adjoining Owners' Surveyors16 January

The Building Surveying team were delighted to be appointed as surveyors for the Adjoining Owners with regard to a party wall. The client's neighbour is a large nineteenth century mews building in the West End which was subject to a major building development.

The notifiable works listed by the Building Owner included substantial excavations extending 30 metres underground to accommodate a next generation proton therapy centre. Such works involved a number of potential issues for the neighbouring building and therefore Keningtons acted on behalf of the Adjoining Owners with regard to a party wall in order to advise and protect their interests in accordance with the Party Wall etc. Act.1996.

For more information about the Party Wall Services provided by Keningtons in the commercial and residential sectors, please click here

Building Survey on North London property05 January

Keningtons were appointed to carry out a full building survey for acquisition purposes on a substantial Georgian residential property located in North London. The property is an iconic villa located in the St John's Wood Conservation Area which was designated in the 1960s due to its special historic and architectural interest.Built in the 1850s, the villa has been subject to a major refurbishment programme and the interior has been remodelled to fully meet the needs of a modern lifestyle. The property now boasts a sub-basement leisure complex, cinema room, wine storage area, a wireless Sonos system in the principal rooms and an iPad-controlled home automation and lighting system.

Partner and Head of the Building Surveying Department, Tony Rellis said, "Keningtons undertook this acquisition survey on behalf of a private client looking to acquire the property for residential purposes and we were able to quickly resource the instruction in order to meet the client's required timescale."

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Highgate, London - Internal Refurbishment09 November

Keningtons were appointed to undertake an internal refurbishment to a lower ground floor demise.

We produced design drawings and a schedule of works and oversaw the project through to completion.

We dealt with Fire Regulations and compliance as well as ensuring an adequate EPC rating was achieved for rental purposes.

Fire Damaged Restaurant - North London

Fire Damaged Restaurant - North London19 October

Keningtons were appointed to manage the strip out and reinstatement of a fire damaged restaurant in North London.

Keningtons produced the schedule of works in two phases; firstly, for the strip out works and secondly for the reinstatement and fit out.

We worked closely with the landlord and tenant of the premises to ensure it was reinstated to its pre-loss condition. The restaurant is now ready to trade.

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