We provide the full spectrum of commercial building surveying services needed the support occupational and Estate Management teams, including:

  • Maintenance (PPM)
  • Schedules of condition
  • Licences to alter 
  • Defect diagnosis and analysis reports
  • Statutory approvals
  • Pre-acquisition surveys and vendor pack creation  
  • Data Room compilation
  • Service charge strategy and advice
  • Contract administration and Project management of maintenance and improvement projects 
  • Development monitoring
  • Dilapidations
  • Expert witness reports
Office Building - City Point - 2020

Pre-acquisition survey (including service charge overview) and dilapidations advice of a 13,000 sq ft office suite.

Mixed use building - London, EC4 - 2019

We analysed and ultimately challenged the landlords excess service Charge demand

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Retail unit - Regents Park Road - 2019

We produced a Defect Report for a tenant experiencing a damp problem at basement level

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Office - 25 Farringdon St, London EC4 - 2018

We produced a tenants Reinstatement Cost Assessment report

Office Building - Stratton St - 2018

We produced a photographic schedule of Condition of a 3,500 sq ft building to be attached to the lease

Warehouse - Elliott Park, Aldershot - 2018

We produced a photographic schedule of Condition to be attached to the lease

Pub - Munster Road, Fulham - 2018

We produced a tenant's pre-purchase survey report of the pub and upper residential parts for the prospective new owners 

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Distribution Warehouse -Kings Lynn - 2018

We produced a photographic schedule of Condition to be attached to the lease

Building Survey - Great Park Court, Aztec West, Bristol - 2018

We undertook a building survey of this 12,000 sq ft office building and provided dilapidations advice and negotiation of a relaxation of the repairing covenants, plus additional rent free in lieu of defects identified

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Office - HereEast, Olympic Park - 2018

We produced a tenant's pre-lease survey report

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Residential - Gabriel Square, St Albans - 2018

We produced a tenant's pre-lease survey report

Office - 45 London Road, Reigate - 2018

We produced a landlord's detailed, costsed Planned Preventative Maintenance report for inclusion indget the service charge

Office - Cygnet Park, Peterborough - 2017

We produced a photographic schedule of Condition to be attached to the lease

Residential - Tanner Street, London SE1 - 2017

We carried out a detailed inspection of the upper floor water penetration problem and reported our recommendations 

Office - Sevenoaks - 2017

We produced a photographic schedule of Condition to be attached to the lease

Chapter House, London Road, Reigate - report and works - 2016

We produced a roof defect report and managed the resulting £60,000 remedial project

Tanner Street, London SE1 - report and works -2016

We produced a defect report on two glass block staicases, obtained outline planning approval enabled the resulting £250,000 remedial project


Nucleus House, Richmond - report and works -2016

We produced a roof defect report of the glazed cladding and managed the resulting £65,000 remedial project

Office Building - Stratton St - 2017

We produced a photographic schedule of Condition of a XXXX sq ft building to be attached to the lease

PPM - Operational property portfolio, Devon and Cornwall -2017

We undertook planned maintenance inspections and reported on likely 10 year forecasted expenditure on a substantial portfolio of property, using a bespoke report format with maintenance, health and safety priorities and statutory obligations

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Building Survey, North Bristol - 2016

We undertook a confidential building survey of a 80,000sq ft office building with industrial storage prior to our client entering into a new lease together with a review of the property for the clients potential fit out and lifecycle of repair elements.

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Office - The Grange, Wiltshire - 2016

Acting for the LPA receiver we advised on this part complete development including statutory approvals and outstanding works. Further, we obtained planning permission and constructed additional car parking to achieve the best realisation of the value of the asset.

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Distribution Warehouse - Tilbury Docks - 2016

We produced a photographic schedule of condition on 290,000 sq ft of linked sheds 

Resi Flats, Totnes
Residential Flats, Totnes

Acting for the LPA receiver, we reviewed this part complete development, advised on the project status, obtained outstanding statutory approvals and warranties specified, tendered and managed the works to completion including drainage, highways  and outstanding Building Regulations works plus preparation for marketing.

Residential Property, Hereford
Residential - Hereford

Appointed by LPA receiver to undertake a due diligence review of this part complete development, followed by project managing completion of the outstanding works, obtaining statutory approval and architects certificates and preparing for marketing.

Residential Property, Looe
Residential - Looe

Acting on behalf of an LPA receiver, we undertook a due-diligence review, completed outstanding works and prepared for marketing.

'David has such a wealth of experience to deliver genuine advice that goes hand in hand with high quality reporting and tenacious negotiating skills. He is my first choice every time'

Quentin Thompson MRICS, Managing Director, Michael Rogers Property Management Limited

'David is the best in the business bar none on dilapidations'


'On our behalf, Blackmore BC have been very diligent in negotiating dilapidation claims, undertaking pre-acquisition surveys and helped deliver some excellent fit out projects'

David Wilford, Wilson Bowden Developments Ltd, A subsidiary of Barratt Developments PLC

‘David has worked with us providing dilapidations consultancy. His thoughtful, systematic and practical approach has helped us shortcut drawn-out processes and save us significant amounts of money’ 

Jerome Thomas, Director, Metro Safety


'David is an expert in his field and a pleasure to work with. Over a number of years we have engaged his services on the negation of dilapidation claims for several properties and in every case he has been able to achieve very substantial savings for our clients'

Geoff Meadows, Director, FMS Facilities Management Services Ltd

'David was recommended to me by a former colleague and I can’t speak highly enough about him.  He took all the stress out of handling our dilapidations claim and helped get us a great result!'

Nina El-Imad, Director, Simpson Booth

'James has successfully acted for me on numerous projects and due diligence investigations over the last 10 years. His attention to detail and commercial approach are commendable'

Chris Price, Director