Structural Survey: Volume 4 Issue 4


Table of contents

Procedures under the new system of building control

P.H. Pitt

The Building Act 1984 and the Regulations made under it have made many changes in the organisation of building control, in addition to the changes in the technical requirements…

Empty houses – 2

Richard Catt

The first paper in this series, published in the last issue of Structural Survey, examined the numerous laws that protect buildings and their occupants. It concluded that few…

Diagnosis and treatment of defective cavity wall ties

Malcolm R.A. Hollis

The failure of a wall in a Welsh farmhouse in the middle 1960s was regarded as an isolated problem when it was discovered that the cause of the failure was corrosion on the cavity…

The design of housing for the elderly

John Malyan

In the last few years, changing social patterns have brought about an increased demand for small dwelling units. A survey prepared in 1983 by the Department of the Environment…

The scope of personal liability

M.G. Ross

Many instances of surveyors' liability in negligence concern the errors of an individual made with regard to one property on one occasion. However, the increasing role of…



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1983 – 2016

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Emerald Publishing Limited