Structural Survey: Volume 22 Issue 3


Table of contents

Stock condition data for decent homes: impact of surveyors' judgments

Jim Kempton

The UK government has introduced condition standards for housing known as the “Decent Homes Standard” (DHS). The DHS prescribes several key indicators – termed “criteria” – for…


Progressing the rights to light debate – Part 1: a review of current practice

Paul Chynoweth

This study introduces a series of articles which respond to Pitts' call for a debate into current rights to light practice. It summarises relevant areas of law as well as current…

Tensions and omissions in maintenance management advice for historic buildings

Nigel Dann, Sue Wood

This paper presents a review of the literature pertinent to the management of the maintenance of historic buildings. First, literature on the philosophy and principles of…


Attitudes towards waste minimisation amongst labour only sub‐contractors

John Saunders, Peter Wynn

Waste generation by the construction industry is a significant issue for the industry and for society generally. The paper examines previous studies about attitudes towards waste…


Electrical properties of Portland cement, with the addition of polypropylene fibres – regarding durability

A.E. Richardson

This paper makes a comparison between the electrical properties of cement grout with and without monofilament polypropylene fibre additions. The findings show a small, but…




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