June 2019

H+R surveyors all follow individually tailored training programmes and grow their skills through annual CPD. Two staff members are starting on the RICS pathway and another is due to complete in the next six months. In June all surveyors qualified for PASMA with an all-day in-house training session organised at Netley. In addition, a surveyor completed his timber strength grading qualification at the renowned Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew in the Jodrell Laboratory under Dr Peter Gasson

During the month, work was undertaken on providing risk management surveys at the YMCA in Perth and it was a pleasure to support the Design Team in resolving conservation issues at Provan Hall in Glasgow, reputed to be on of the city’s oldest building dating to the 15th Century

In London, extensive timber strength grading and condition investigations were undertaken at the old KOKO nightclub now under the guise of the Hope Project www.second-step.co.uk

In Windsor, it was a pleasure to meet old friends at the retirement party of Dr Michael Turner after 25 years of very valuable service

In Sussex, H+R were commissioned to support Joe Thompson ‘s work www.westdean.org.uk/study/tutors/joe-thompson at a rather wonderful untouched cottage in Fittleworth. The deceased owner had left behind 80 feral cats, the last of which was thankfully finally