October 2020

The easing of COVID restrictions has encouraged more projects to start in the month on top of what was a very lively run of work in September

It is always a pleasure to work in Holland Park and H+R have been tasked with careful analysis and scheduling of the historic fixtures and fittings of one property prior to extensive refurbishment

Of a more modest nature, work continues for Surrey County Council assessing and auditing the condition of farm buildings in their ownership

A wonderful old prep school in Rottingdean on the South coast, which as been taken on by developer clients, has provided some amusement to H+R surveyors by excavating the ‘time capsules’ in the floor voids that have accumulated since the 1850s

A pleasant return to Cambridge to investigate some issues in the bell chamber of the University Church of Great St Mary’s was undertaken by Tim Hutton who is a keen campanologist. From the top of the tower his youthful exploits as a ‘night climber’ across the university roofscapes were re-lived