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SME News Game Changer Award 2020

We are very happy to announce that Hamblin Sullivan Associates was presented with SME News Game Changer Award 2020 for outstanding work as Chartered Surveyor of the Year South East England. We all know, the beginning of 2020 was completely different to any other years at Hamblin Sullivan Associates, as well for the whole industry. […]

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Covid-19 Looking after our clients and our team

In line with the latest government guidance, Hamblin Sullivan Associates are open for business and we are booking in surveys for properties in which nobody is isolating or shielding.  We are dedicated to looking after our clients, both by continuing to provide an excellent surveying service and by taking precautions to minimise the spread of coronavirus […]

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Bromley and Bexley – Your Local Building Surveyor

Due to recent enquires, we would like to confirm that we cover Bromley and Bexley areas. So, we are your local building surveyor in Bromley and Bexley areas. Unlike other surveying firms we do not travel outside of our local areas. We strongly believe that the surveyor’s local knowledge is key to providing the best […]

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Sinkholes in St Albans – Don’t Get That Sinking Feeling

In November 2018 a ‘sinkhole’ appeared adjacent to a block of flats in a residential area of St Albans. The first reports of the collapse noted a 6 metre wide hole next to an exterior wall of an apartment building at Cedar Court. The location of the ‘sinkhole’ which was close to one of the walls […]

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Lease extensions explained

In England, there are an estimated 3 million flats currently owned on a leasehold basis. The main difference between freehold and leasehold properties is that in a leasehold scenario, you buy the right to occupy the property for a set period of time but do not own the building itself. With freehold, you own the […]

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Japanese Knotweed – not such a knotty problem?

Ecologists can find no evidence that Japanese knotweed causes significant structural damage to properties. Automatically refusing mortgages on properties where Japanese knotweed is found is out of proportion to the risk posed by this invasive species, new research has found. Ecologists from global infrastructure services firm AECOM and the University of Leeds have carried out […]

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Hamblin Sullivan Associates – Party Wall Surveyors

  We would like to share with you some great shots of a successful project we have been recently involved in as Party Wall Surveyors. If you are looking for a Party Wall surveyor, please email Graham Hamblin at ghamblin@hsa-surveyors.com You can also call us on 020 7788 7764 Photography credit: Christopher Pendrich  @ www.pendrich.org Architects: Seán and Stephen @ www.seanandstephen.com

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New Office in Chelsea and Kensington – Your Local Building Surveyor

We are thrilled to share our exciting news with you! Hamblin Sullivan Associates open new office in Chelsea and Kensington. So now we can proudly say that we are your local chartered building surveyor in Chelsea as well as in Kensington, Fulham and Putney. Unlike other surveying firms we do not travel outside of our […]

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