Leading Building Consultancy expand to Birmingham with appointment of new Director

Leading Chartered Building Surveyors, Fourth Wall Building Consultancy, havefurther strengthened their team with the appointment of Chartered Surveyor PeteNichols BSc (Hons) MRICS, seeing the company expand their presence in theMidlands. This comes following the appointment of Liam Piercy BSc (Hons MRICS) as aDirector in early February, a former Building Surveyor at Buckingham Palace, andsees the … Read more

Leading Building Consultancy bolster their team with appointment of former Buckingham Palace Building Surveyor

Leading Chartered Building Surveyors, Fourth Wall Building Consultancy, have furtherstrengthened their team with the appointment of Chartered Surveyor Liam PiercyBSc (Hons) MRICS. This comes following the appointment of three new starters in October 2023, whichsaw the business quadruple its headcount since its inauguration in 2020. Piercy brings exceptional experience from some the UK’s leading companies … Read more

How To Rent a Commercial Property

Fourth Wall Commercial Property

From understanding your dilapidations liabilities, to understanding your lease considering rental costs and business rates, leasing a commercial property is a significant decision. We’ll guide you through the rental process and how to protect your business in the long run. What do you need to know to rent a commercial property? If you’re thinking about … Read more

Leading building consultancy quadruple headcount ahead of their third birthday

Leading building consultancy Fourth Wall has welcomed three new members of staff to theirteam across the operations and surveying factions of the business. The recent appointmentscome ahead of the business’s third birthday meaning its headcount has quadrupled since itsinauguration in 2020. Joining the surveying team are professional footballer Scott Boden and recent graduateLuke Davidson. Scott … Read more

What is Retrofitting & How Can it Improve Energy Efficiency?

Home fitted with solar panels

The current cost of energy has brought energy efficiency and improving thermal performance into sharp focus in the eyes of homeowners, commercial tenants and landlords alike. Many properties are old or traditionally built, meaning that they are energy inefficient and not fit for a net zero future. So what is retrofitting? Retrofitting is the process … Read more

The History of Terraced Houses in Sheffield: A Chartered Surveyor’s Perspective

Terraced houses in Sheffield

As an owner of one of Sheffield’s vast array of terraced houses, it’s important to understand their history. This includes everything from why they were built and what traditional building methods were used to the expertise needed to ensure their structural integrity.   As experienced Chartered Building Surveyors, we have had the privilege of exploring numerous … Read more

Understanding Dilapidations Claims as a Commercial Tenant

Dilapidations can be a confusing aspect of commercial tenancies that many struggle to understand. This can be worrying for many as they don’t want to be falsely claimed for damage they didn’t do. We’ve created this comprehensive guide to help you understand your liabilities as a commercial tenant. What are dilapidations claims for a commercial … Read more

Buying in Sheffield: Your Ultimate Guide

A view of Sheffield city centre

Welcome to Sheffield, a vibrant city nestled in the heart of South Yorkshire, known for its rich history, stunning landscapes, and thriving communities. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned investor, this comprehensive guide will provide you with everything you need to know about buying a home in Sheffield.  From the enticing reasons to … Read more

What is a Snagging Survey & Are They Worth It?

New build home

If you’re buying a new build home, you’d be forgiven for thinking it should be pristine. However, even the best new homes can have issues. To ensure everything is completed to the correct standard, and to protect yourself and your home from issues in the future, instruct an independent surveyor to conduct a snagging survey … Read more