Specialist Work

EXAMPLES OF SPECIALIST WORK UNDERTAKEN

 

DESIGN AND BUILD – EMPLOYER’S AGENT

2005-2007 AIHA 12 new affordable flats in Stamford Hill
1999-2003 AIHA 15 new houses and 23 new flats in Stamford Hill
2000-2002 Industrial Dwellings Society 11 flats for the independent elderly in Ilford
1998-2000 Industrial Dwellings Society 2 terraces of 3 new-build houses
1997-1999 AIHA 10 new houses in Stamford Hill
1993-1995 AIHA Rehabilitation of 36 flats in Stamford Hill
1990-1994 United Synagogue Trusts King Solomon High School: Phase 1A – New Secondary School for 1,200 pupils in Ilford

 

DESIGN AND BUILD – CONTRACTOR’S ARCHITECT

1997-1998 Hunting Gate Partnership King Solomon High School: Phase 2 – New Classroom Block
1995-1996 Bell & Webster Construction King Solomon High School: Phase 1B – New CDT Block
1984-1991 Garland Johnson Refurbishment, extension and conversion of several buildings in NW London to form new flats for sale

 

SELF-BUILD

1991 J M Hanson New House, Milton Keynes

 

LITIGATION

2006 Hayter Associates -v- Mr & Mrs Graham Joint Expert Witness appointed by Barnet County Court
2004-2006 Collingwood Court RA -v- ArlenSolicitors : Butcher Burns LVT negotiations, repair work following landlord’s 7-flat roof extension, and reduction of service charges
1997 Smith Melzack -v- The Property Lending Bank Providing Evidence of Fact to Jones Lang Wootton
1995-1996 Kier London Limited -v- AIHA Assistance in rebutting substantial Claim in Arbitration
1994 Marchant -v- Wills & YardleySolicitors : ET Ray Expert Witness in Contract Litigation
1991-1994 Hamilton -v- HazelwoodSolicitors : Landau and Scanlan Expert Witness in Contract Litigation
1989 Yates -v- MullerSolicitors : Landau and Scanlan Expert Witness in Contract Litigation
1988 Taub -v- HazelwoodSolicitors : Tarlo Lyons Expert Witness in Contract Litigation

 

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

1993-1997 R C Brittan (Construction) Ltd Conversion of listed Grade 2 Waterworks building to private residence, and construction of 2 new houses in grounds, together with ground decontamination work; artesian well stabilisation, and new access road.

 

LISTED BUILDINGS AND CONSERVATION AREAS

In addition to working on many non-listed buildings in Conservation Areas, members of the Practice have worked on the following Listed Buildings, some in close conjunction with English Heritage:

  • All Saints’ Church Loughton, Milton Keynes
  • Belz, Clapton Common, London N16
  • 53 Stamford Hill, London N16
  • 96 Clapton Common, London N16
  • 49 – 53 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1
  • The Waterworks in Leigh near Sevenoaks, Kent
  • Farmhouse in Istead Rise near Gravesend Kent
  • Oast House in Wickhambreux, Kent
  • Western Marble Arch Synagogue, London W1
  • The R101 Airship Hanger in Cardington, Bedfordshire
  • Fleur De Lys Heritage Centre in Faversham, Kent
  • 35 Portland Place/Weymouth Mews, London W1
  • New Synagogue in Egerton Road, London N16
  • Cottage Ornee in Istead Rise nearr Gravesend, Kent

 

PARTY WALL ISSUES

The Practice has extensive experience of representing both Building and Adjoining Owners in the administration of the Party Wall Etc Act 1996.

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY LEGISLATION

The Practice has acted as Planning Supervisor under the 1995 Act; and as CDM Coordinator under the 2007 Act.

 

DECONTAMINATION

  • Methane monitoring of site on land fill
  • Methane monitoring of existing buildings on land infill
  • Methane protection to new construction over land fill
  • Decontamination of Gas Works land
  • Artesian well stabilisation
  • Negotiating for Derelict Land Grant

 

ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS

The practice has experience of working with Archaeologists on burial remains, and general site investigations.