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Supersession: Mitigation and Causation

Supersession can be a largely undefined dilapidations concept. The two principles of mitigation and causation can be used to define the assessment of damages in dilapidations disputes. Our new...

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Mind the Gap

Differences in Dilapidations between Scotland and England

Advice

MEES: A Changing Dilapidations Landscape

The implications for the commercial sector are wide reaching and pose some interesting questions about how landlord and tenant matters should be approached in the lead up to, and after 2018.

Advice

The business case for energy efficient buildings

Mat Lown’s recent article in the Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation TFT explores the policies, regulations and market drivers which influence the energy performance of the built...

Advice

Changes to the CDM regulations

On 6 April 2015, the new Construction Design & Management (CDM) Regulations come into force, with wide-ranging changes that will affect all construction work, affect existing duty holders and...

Advice

Calling time on R22 refrigerant

After 31st December 2014, it will be illegal to use recycled or reclaimed R22 to service air conditioning equipment. This is on top of the current ban on virgin R22 to service air conditioning...

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Costa Coffee Pod – Stanley Green Retail Park

TFT were appointed to design and deliver of a new bespoke coffee pod for Costa Coffee as the first stage of several asset enhancement works at Stanley Green Retail Park in Cheadle. A design...

Building Profiles

1-3 Bedford Place

TFT acted as Project Manager for the complete refurbishment of three Georgian Grade II listed terraced properties into nine highly specified self-contained flats. The flats extended over four...

Building Profiles

77 Queen Victoria Street

TFT was first appointed to undertake the pre-acquisition survey for 77 Queen Victoria Street and then as Project Manager for the subsequent works. The brief was to convert the dated, 1980s...

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North Street

This project involved the £3.2m refurbishment of a corner site including constructing a rear extension to create a larger 35,000 sq. ft. retail floor and new shop fronts to both elevations. TFT...

Building Profiles

Kirby Street

TFT was appointed to project manage and provide sustainability advice for the substantial refurbishment and extension of this 1960’s mixed-use building in the heart of Farringdon. Works include...

Building Profiles

Lion Yard Shopping Centre

TFT were employed as Employer’s Agent and Project Manager for this scheme at the Lion Yard Shopping Centre in Cambridge. The scheme involved refurbishing several existing retail units and...

Building Profiles

Heal's Building

TFT are acting as Project Manager, Employer’s Agent and also CDM Co-ordinator on this prestigious project. The project involves remodelling of the two courtyard areas to the rear of this Grade...

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4 Coleman Street

TFT were appointed as Project Managers, Lead Consultant and CDM Co-ordinators for the refurbishment of this City office building. Due to the location of the building and the local tenant...

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14 Montagu Place

TFT undertook a complete refurbishment of a semi derelict basement flat through its interior design and contract administration services. The works involved the reconfiguration of the existing...

Building Profiles

36 Berwick Street

TFT were instructed by Shaftesbury Soho Limited to create three self-contained residential flats to the upper floors of 36 Berwick Street, whilst an existing retail tenant on the ground floor...

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Bracknell Boulevard

TFT were instructed by M&G Real Estate to manage the refurbishment of over 70,000sqft of office space and common areas throughout two office buildings in the Bracknell area. TFT’s Project...

Building Profiles

52 and 52a Berwick Street

TFT were instructed to manage the restoration work of this Grade II Listed Georgian property dating from the late 18th century to restore two maisonettes and a retail unit. Works to the...

Building Profiles

80 Hammersmith Road

TFT has been retained under their framework consultancy with M&G Real Estate to act as lead consultant for this major Category A refurbishment. Working with our interior designers, TFT has...

Building Profiles

The Mall, Cribbs Causeway

The Mall was completed in 1998 and is a large regional shopping centre on the outskirts of Bristol providing high quality accommodation for approximately 135 retail and food tenants. TFT...

Building Profiles

The Paragon

In 2008 Thring Townsend Lee & Pembertons instructed TFT to monitor the developer’s base build and subsequently project manage the internal fit-out of their new headquarters at the Paragon a new...

Building Profiles

Broad Quay

TFT were appointed as the Monitoring Surveyor on behalf of RBS in relation to a loan facility for the redevelopment of the Broad Quay site in the centre of Bristol. The project is a mixed-use...

Building Profiles

Aztec 500

Our project consultancy group was appointed to take on the roles of Project Manager and Employer’s Agent on behalf of Rok Development, for a new 9,000m2 office block on the Aztec West business...

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Chessington Community College

TFT project managed this award winning project that was an early champion of Building Schools for the Future. This £23 million rebuild saw an entirely new facility created for Chessington...

Building Profiles

How Dilapidations differ across the UK

UK Dilapidations claims outside of England and Wales can be a minefield for the unwary. Dealing with dilapidations claims on a nationwide basis calls for a much broader understanding.

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Twinmar v Klarius dilapidations case

Following on the heels of recent dilapidations claims which have come to court, this case, Twinmar Holdings Ltd v Klarius UK Ltd, provides useful guidance when claiming damages for terminal...

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Hammersmatch Properties v St Gobain

The PLA Dilapidations Protocol sets out to avoid litigation and yet three cases have recently come to court. They all test established dilapidations principles and their outcome will interest...

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Perspective 22

The Future. Where are we heading? What does the future hold?

Annual Reviews

Perspective 23

The challenges of obsolescence turning liabilities into assets effective proofing.

Annual Reviews

Dilapidations Guide

The law of dilapidations is complex. This guide aims to demystify the topic and provide you with a general overview in easy to understand terms. It is divided into the following sections – we hope...

Advice

The PLA Dilapidations Protocol comes into force

On 1 January 2012 the Dilapidations Protocol was adopted as a formal pre-action protocol under the Civil Procedure Rules. From this date onwards all dilapidations surveyors must adhere to its...

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PGF 11 SA V Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance (2010)

In 2008, the claimants, PGF, were the landlord of a six-storey office building in Lime Street in the City of London. The building was let to Royal & Sun Alliance (the first defendant) under a 35...

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