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By Web Admin on 14 June 2012 00:00
LSA has been appointed by the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle to project manage the remedial repairs of St Roberts of Newminster in Morpeth following a fire which broke out... during Sunday mass. Everyone safely exited the church before the local fire brigade brought the blaze quickly under control.

The Church is a listed building with some unique artwork and hence will require careful remediation. Specialist assessors have been appointed to assess the damage to; stain glass windows, embroidered vestments, artwork and decoration and the church organ.

LSA have managed a number re instatement projects following such catastrophes including the reinstatement of Wordsworth's House in 2009.



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By Web Admin on 12 June 2012 00:00

Following the introduction of new Government Legislation, the standard forms of contract used for building work have been updated...

These changes are particularly important in terms of the steps and processes to be followed to manage accurate payments between the Contractor and the Building owner.

LSA as project managers can help clients select and administer the most effective standard forms of contract to suit a client’s building project or repairs.

By Web Admin on 12 June 2012 00:00

A new Pre Court Protocol and new RICS guidelines have recently been introduced for Dilapidation claims. Landlords and tenants need to ensure that they follow the new guidelines if they are not to jeopardise their claims or defence...

The changes include the need for a new document; a ‘Quantified Demand’ to lay out the claim and its justification.

Please contact Lewis Surveying Associates should you have any queries about how these changes may affect your tenancy agreements.