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BBS Chartered Building Surveyors

These are our specialists who deal with members’ building problems.   Members can talk to them over the phone and arrange visits where appropriate.

Richard Bettison principle of BBS Chartered Building Surveyors prides himself in operating a multi-disciplinary Practice, from its offices on Cambridge,   London and Sheffield.   Their principal business revolves around the provision if traditional surveying and design services, associated with residential, commercial and industrial buildings.

They have a particular bias towards residential properties of a non-standard construction and their architectural capabilities enable them to provide assistance with works of renovation, extensions and conservation matters.

Planning and Building Regulation approvals, together with Listed Building Consent are often a necessary part of the building process and indeed necessary as a prelude to many schemes.

The client receives one point of contact thus enabling ease of communication and enhancement of efficiency, which is always of benefit.   Call Richard Bettison on 01223 365780.

Ian McCall qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1972, after a varied career in, mainly, Private Practice, but also at a Public Utility, and in Commercial Management.   After working in London, he started up in Hungerford in 1982, undertaking structural surveys for private clients and mortgage valuations for a few lenders.

Most of his work has been in the residential sector, and has included Building Surveys and RICS Home Buyers’ Surveys for intending buyers, Dampness Diagnosis, Boundary Disputes, Assessments if Re-Building Costs for Insurance. Over the years, more and more of his work has involved Period Buildings of all sizes and types, including those with timber-framed and / or cob (earth) walls.   Thatched buildings are of particular interest, and he has extensive knowledge of this specialist field. Call Ian McCall on 01488 686986.

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