Condition Surveys and Investigations

With all conservation and restoration work it is important to understand the nature and extent of any deterioration before the refurbishment works are planned and executed. This enables methodologies to be decided upon, as well as assisting with determining programme and costs.

With over 60 years’ experience in the refurbishment and maintenance of heritage structures and buildings we are able to provide a comprehensive inspection service for Architects, Consultants, Surveyors and end clients. This service is provided by our Centura Group Company, CRL Surveys Ltd, which is UKAS Accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 registration number 2728. Using a UKAS Accredited business demonstrates due diligence and ensures the technical competence and integrity of the organisation.

We can also provide structural inspections and analysis through our Centura Group Company, Buxton Associates, which is a Structural Engineering business and member of the Association of Consulting Engineers (ACE).

Unlike most inspection companies we not only identify and log the defects but also provide advice on the repair options and budget costs for the conservation works required. This allows our clients to quickly make an informed decision on how to proceed with conservation and restoration works based on sound facts.

Our inspection service can include the following:

Structural inspection & analysis
CAD drawings with identified defects
Repair options & recommendations
Condition inspections & material testing
Schedule and quantification of defects
Make safe works during the inspection phase
Life Care Plans
Budget costs for the repair options

Osborne Terraces