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Party Wall Surveyor Appointment

Party Wall Surveyor Appointment29 May

Appointed to act as a Building Owner's party wall surveyor for a residential development in Belgravia. Keningtons were able to survey and inspect the property immediately on instruction and issue Notice(s) to relevant parties within 48 hours.

Property Sold for Residential Conversion01 May

Acting on behalf of a private client, the Swindon office have successfully sold 53 Victoria Road, Swindon for residential conversion. The property was originally on the market to let as offices but as the Victoria Road area of Swindon has seen a number of older Victorian properties being converted back to their original use, the recommendation was to sell the property with the benefit of permitted development for 5 apartments. Jeremy Sutton who handled the sale comments "After setting up 2 open viewing days, best bids were invited and the sale price finally agreed was well in excess of the guide of £250,000. The whole process from initial viewings to completion took place within 10 weeks".

Full Building Survey on Hampstead property16 April

In order to facilitate a private sale, Keningtons were appointed to carry out a full building survey on a high net worth residential property located within the Hampstead Conservation Area.

The front façade of the property dates back to 1883 and the internal space has undergone a major refurbishment to include a leisure complex with a steel and concrete staircase leading to a fourth floor eyrie with unrivalled views across the London skyline.

For more information about the full range of services provided by our Building Surveying Department, please contact Tony Rellis, Head of Building Surveying

Restoration works on Grade II* Jacobean Property05 April

The Keningtons' Building Consultancy Department has been instructed by Insurers to provide project management and heritage consultancy services to a water-damaged Grade II* Listed Jacobean building. The scope of the reinstatement works will include the restoration of internal ceilings and associated chamfered beams once the areas of this historic 17th Century building affected by the water have been carefully and adequately dried out.

For more information about the full range of services provided by our Building Consultancy Department, please click here

Keningtons assist Zimmer Biomet in Bridgend18 March

When leading medical device manufacturers, Zimmer Biomet were looking to relocate their offices in Bridgend, they contacted Kenington' Swindon office for assistance. The connection is that their UK Head Office is already located in Swindon and Jeremy Sutton has advised them on various matters over the years.

The acquisition in Bridgend involved an initial search and viewings of selected properties and finally agreeing terms for 6,353 sq ft of refurbished office accommodation in a property known as Red Dragon House. The ability to work within tight timescales was key with this instruction and the whole process from the initial search to lease completion took just over 3 months and this included Christmas and a 4 week period waiting for the draft lease to arrive!

For further information on how Keningtons can help with property search and acquisition, please contact Jeremy Sutton

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