Hook Mason provide a full range of surveying services across all sectors, specialising in condition and repair surveys on historical buildings in addition to advising on party wall matters and CDM (health & safety) regulations.

Building Condition Surveys

Hook Mason undertake detailed building condition surveys on behalf of prospective purchasers of both residential and commercial properties. The survey report details relevant building defects and includes recommendations for immediate and longer term repairs, alterations and improvements where required and detailed budget costings for the necessary works. The building condition survey can progress to provision of architectural services if required by individual clients.

CDM (Health & Safety)

Hook Mason can provide the services of a Principal Designer under the requirements of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015.

Virtually all projects now fall within the remit of the new 2015 CDM regulations which requires strict adherence to the regulations, with preparation of detailed risk assessments together with the issue of relevant notices.

Measured Building Surveys

Hook Mason are able to undertake detailed measured building and topographical surveys for a variety of building types ranging from simple cottages to large commercial and ecclesiastical buildings. The measured building survey is often the first crucial stage in any building project.

Specialist Surveying Consultancy

Acting in conjunction with insurance companies and loss adjusters, Hook Mason can provide expert advice on property damage resulting from fire, storm and flooding, in addition to other perils.

Hook Mason have acted as lead consultant on a number of high profile restoration projects including substantial repairs to Bedstone College in Shropshire which suffered severe fire damage and Priors Court in Herefordshire which suffered major flood damage.

Party Wall Surveying

Hook Mason act as party wall surveyors for building owners where proposed works fall within the terms of the Party Wall etc Act 1996. Where projects are planned that impact upon adjoining owner’s property, it is vital to obtain expert advice at an early stage of the relevant legislation, in order to avoid unnecessary costs and potential delays.

Planned Maintenance Surveying

This role includes preparation of quinquennial inspections providing detailed reports to the client, outlining maintenance and repair liabilities, in addition to the acquisition and disposal of appropriate properties.