Structural Survey: Volume 12 Issue 5


Table of contents

The Protection of Anglican Cathedrals from Damage by Fire: A Review Based on Insurance Data

Vincent Shacklock, Alexander Copping

Although cathedrals represent arguably the greatest contribution to ourarchitectural heritage there is no legislation which controls measuresto protect them from fire. Since the…

Local Authority Searches: What Must Be Revealed

Michael Collins

Identifies the information available from searches of the Local LandCharges Register (LLCR) and the duty of local authorities to supplyinformation and copies of relevant…


The Death Watch Beetle Case: Martin Oswald and Carole Ann Oswald (Plaintiffs) and Countrywide Surveyors Limited (Defendants)

Paul Murrells

Reviews a recent case in the Official Referees Court where it wasalleged that a surveyor did not give sufficient warning about the severedamage that the death watch beetle can do…


Reigate Stone: Geology, Use and Repair

Steven Lockwood

Describes the geological distribution of Reigate Stone, a calcareoussandstone, and comments on its extraction in medieval times. Examinesits characteristics to explain its…

Urban Conservation in the Republic of Ireland: The Dublin Example – Part 2

Rob Pickard

The second part of two articles concerning conservation in the Republicof Ireland; highlights financial support for the preservation of listedbuildings in the republic of Ireland…

Attention All Surveyors: Our Schools Need You

Hilary Davies, Brenda Jones

Individual schools may now elect to operate their own budget for alltheir basic running costs (including staffing, books, stationery,equipment, building maintenance, cleaning…


The 1994 Survey Report Competition.: A Judge’s Comments

Ian A. Gordon

The personal comments of one of the judges on the entries to the 1994Survey Report Competition. Initially appraises entries from the aspectof presentational first impressions…




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1983 – 2016

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