Before demolition, excavation or construction work commences in close vicinity to another structure it is important that a thorough dilapidation survey is carried out. The purpose of a dilapidation survey is to record the condition of a property prior to nearby construction works commencing to avoid disputes arising as a result of proposed works.


Choice’s dilapidation reports can be used to settle potential disputes regarding the condition of a property after construction work has commenced by remaining a completely independent 3rd party at all times.


As part of the report process we conduct a survey to identify and record any defects present before nerby works commence. In it, we record if neighbouring properties sustain cracking and other damage caused by vibration, construction works, excavation, soil dewatering and demolition.


It is important to have an independent, comprehensive report that will help limit problems or disputes between contractors and property owners. Our reports will give you peace of mind and can be used to quickly resolve arguments from other parties relating to earth and building works.


We can also carry out pre and post inspection reports so that a comparison can be made.


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  • Our inspectors have over 110 years collective experience.
  • We will arrange access with all necessary parties for your convenience.
  • You will receive a confirmed quote including a Sample Report/Scope of Inspection after your estimate.
  • Fully insured for professional indemnity and public liability.
  • Complimentary Infrared scanning.
One visit,three Inspections
State of the artThermal inspections
Report in just36 hours
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