Preservation Treatments were instructed by Quantity Surveyors to inspect the old ticket office at Raynes Park Railway Station, in the London Borough of Merton. The old ticket office is a concrete framed structure, which was due to be converted into a new retail unit, as part of the station’s refurbishment works.
Preservation Treatments were invited to submit a tender for, and subsequently instructed to carry out, the installation of a Delta Cavity Drain Membrane system in a basement in Hackney, London, to comply with BS8102;2009 Grade 3.
Preservation Treatments were invited provide a tender for a newly constructed property in Virginia Water, Surrey. The basement required waterproofing as it is to be used a Games Room and Staff Quarters within this large detached residence.
The owners of this property in Chiswick, London discovered a dark red/ brown coloured dust appearing in the cellar and ground floor areas. They were concerned as they did not know what the dust was or the reason for its appearance.
Preservation Treatments were recently instructed to carry out structural repair works to a property in Surrey.
Upon inspection, the building was suffering from external cracking on the front, right hand corner. Internal cracking, mirroring the external defects, was also evident on the internal side of the wall. A slight separation crack was also noted along the ceiling line to the front elevation.
Preservation Treatments was asked to visit the site by an architect to discuss a solution to an unusual problem they were experiencing to a new build on the square. The cavity trays at parapet level had been installed incorrectly, allowing moisture to drop through the mortar joints in the coping stones into the cavity, together with moisture ingress through the existing rendered parapet.
This particular enquiry came from a Chartered Surveyor, who was acting for a young couple intent on purchasing their first house. It was clear that previous repair works had been carried out in a number of different areas but carried out to a poor standard.
Preservation Treatments were requested to provide a timber report and quotation prior to the purchase of this property in Sherfield on Loddon, Hampshire. The property is a brick and timber frame built, Grade II Listed building. The purchasers were concerned about some decaying timbers to the exterior of the building.
Preservation Treatments were invited to tender for waterproofing works to the basement area of Berkeley Homes prestigious development at 75 Leman Street E1.