Structural Survey: Volume 14 Issue 4


Table of contents

The surveying of structural damage

Richard Grew

Describes methods used by the author for both preliminary and detailed surveys to detect and record building structure movement. Gives four case studies with diagrams.


Surveying small urban spaces

Richard Catt

This seventh article in the “Small urban spaces” series deals with the “hardware” of squares and similar enclosures including statues, seating and bollards. Railing and pavings…

Improving the sound insulation of timber floor constructions with lath and plaster ceilings

John Peter Roberts, A. Peyvandi, C.J. Hill

Reports on a project to test and develop methods for improving the sound insulation of party floors in larger, older dwellings converted into flats. Investigates the effects on…


Building surveys of residential property ‐ the new guidance note

Anthony L. Poole

Discusses the new guidance notes for building surveys of residential properties. Details, first, the background to the Building Surveyors’ Division’s new practice note setting out…


Coalport Bridge Tollhouse, 1793‐1995

Alan Bemrose, Kathryn Sather

Details the restoration of Coalport Bridge Tollhouse in Shropshire, a historic building which had fallen into disrepair. Presents the historical and structural surveys carried out…

The virtual survey?

Mike Hoxley

In this commentary academic editor Mike Hoxley offers one vision of the future. Questions whether virtual reality will be used for the training of surveyors in the future.


The consolidation and repair of standing ruins: medieval churches in Norfolk: part II

David S. Watt

Points out that ruins have long held a fascination for those concerned with images of picturesque charm or sublime horror. Recent attitudes have broadened in an appreciation of…



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