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C – Site preparation and resistance to contaminants and moisture

The Approved DocumentsApproved documents (England) are detailed publications which come under the English Building Regulations. They are based on tried and tested methods of building and if you follow them you are assured of complying with the Regs. The equivalents for Scotland are the Technical Handbook, for Wales: the Approved documents (Wales), and […]

Pre-Purchase Land Survey

An inspection of the land before purchase is an obvious necessity whereas the extent to which you might want to have a detailed professional survey carried out depends on several factors including:

Whether the owner will allow holes to be dug. A vendor will often allow a limited number of small trial holes to be […]