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By Web Admin on 23 August 2012 09:53

Japanese Knotweed is a destructive super-weed which has spread rapidly since its introduction in the 19th Century. It grows up to 3 meters in just 12 weeks and the key factor for home owners is its ability to grow through concrete, tarmac and paving...


By Web Admin on 06 August 2012 13:21
St Robert's of Newminster is undergoing extensive restoration following a devastating fire which broke out in the Sacristy. The fire damage affected the church itself and as a consequence they sought the Interior Design skills of LSA. They required advice and suggestions on colour palette and an artist's impression to illustrate the potential new decor. 

Jennifer and Josie Lewis in the design team created three colour schemes, which would be appropriate for a Church of this size and historic importance. The colours and religious connotations were researched in depth. After the initial phase of research and consultation they created a number of visuals by combining hand rendered sketches with computer aided design. This technique resulted in an accurate but atmospheric style, which would enable Parishioners to generate an idea of how the Church might look when finished. 

Following a presentation and a few minor alterations, the colour scheme was then taken to the Historic Churches Committee for their...
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.