Structural Survey: Volume 1 Issue 2


Table of contents

Negligence in structural surveys

R.L. Wilde

I read Bernard Holland's article in the first issue (see Structural Survey Vol 1 No 1 page 14) with great interest. Matters relating to claims of professional negligence are of…

Access scaffolding

R.H.W. Lindsay

The object of this article is to outline simple types of scaffolds with recommendations for safety and checking procedures. It is impossible to cover so vast a subject in so short…

RICS House Buyers Report and Valuation

Tony Edwards

It is just a year ago that the RICS launched the House Buyers Report and Valuation scheme as a genuine attempt and in the sincere hope that it would provide for the lay member of…

Dampness in buildings

G. Keith

Dampness in buildings is unsightly, it can be damaging to the health of the occupants and, if left unattended, it can lead to structural deterioration.

Fibre optic probe surveys

Dennis Weeks, Simon Mack

There has always been a need for the opportunity to extend the chartered building surveyor's inspection into those areas of a building structure which are concealed or…

The Care of Building Exhibition

John Griffiths

Recent statistics on the condition of Britain's housing stock show a marked decline in housing conditions over the last two decades, despite an increase in home‐ownership from…

Septic tanks

CWM McDowell

Septic tanks are used for small populations where there is no available normal sewerage system. Few are constructed nowadays and the majority of those in existence may well have…

Basic facts about concrete II – faults

G.T. Williams

Concrete used in building construction does not demand a high level of sophistication in its manufacture but if certain basic rules are not observed it can give trouble.

Surveys of converted Victorian town houses

Malcolm Hollis

The Victorian Town House, built in the second half of the 19th century to house the upper and middle classes with their retinue of servants, has since World War II been…



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