Defects & Surveys Services

Our defects and surveys service line extends across both the Engineering Consultancy and Building Consultancy divisions.

In line with our philosophy of ensuring the right person in used to undertake each project we will always pass your enquiry to the most appropriate person within the company.

We ensure that any problem is appropriately investigated by suitably experienced people and is fully understood before solutions are proposed. Effective communication with our customers is the key to our continued success.


Richard Jackson Ltd provide surveying and engineering services to the insurance sector in relation to a wide range of claims. These are supported by qualified claims handlers to ensure our involvement in each claim is concluded to the satisfaction of both the insurers and the insured.


Richard Jackson Ltd are able to undertake structural surveys of properties and to provide reports specifically tailored for the or purchase / sale. The reports may be used in support of funding applications and used to assist in the valuation process, or simply to consider the structural condition of the property.


We undertake specialist concrete surveys to investigate the reason for deterioration or to simply establish its condition. The surveys incorporate site and laboratory testing as appropriate to allow the objective to be met. Following the survey we are able to recommend remedial works to ensure the continued longevity of the structure.

Party Wall

Richard Jackson Ltd have specifically qualified surveyors who are able to provide services in connection with the Party Wall Act etc. We act for individuals who are proposing to undertake works to which the Act applies or for those who have an interest in a wall affected by the proposals of others. We also act as a third party surveyors should a dispute arise.

Condition Surveys

Richard Jackson Ltd undertake condition surveys of all types of building, from domestic houses to commercial premises, advising on both the condition of the building and its eternal areas / services. The reports that are prepared may be used to develop maintenance plans, or if significant defects are found, be developed into appropriate work schedules.

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