Insights

  • Do you need boiler and heating systems certification?

    If you’re responsible for a commercial property and you fail to maintain boilers and heating systems correctly your tenants could be at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning or gas explosions. Find out your obligations.

  • Is your commercial building winter-ready?

    Winter's on its way bringing all the potential joys of burst pipes, flooding gutters, and heating issues. We’ve created a quick checklist of the main winter maintenance pitfalls.

  • The 5 main causes of warehouse fires

    A recent article by the Safety and Health Practitioner has revealed some rather sobering statistics about the leading causes of warehouse fires. Find out the 5 main causes of warehouse fires.

  • Do you need a Fire Risk Assessment?

    Last year alone fires in non residential premises in the UK resulted in 17 fatalities and 1061 non-fatal casualties. If you’re responsible for a commercial property it could be you who needs to meet the various obligations of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 to ensure the safety of anyone using the building.

  • Asbestos removal at Croydon warehouses

    We recently carried out the refurbishment of two warehouses in Croydon where the Asbestos Refurbishment or Demolition Survey identified asbestos containing materials (ACM), which had to be removed by one of our approved specialist sub-contractors.

  • Do you need an asbestos survey?

    If you’re responsible for the maintenance of commercial premises where asbestos is present, even those that are vacant or derelict, you have a ‘duty to manage’ it, failure to do so could result in a significant fine or prison sentence.

  • Successful Redditch project brings in more work on site

    Whilst the dust is still settling at the large warehouse refurbishment in Redditch carried out by D Hammond earlier this year, due to market interest the landlord has requested a very large variation to the contract.

  • Download our Happy Building Health Check

    We've identified 12 areas of essential maintenance for keeping commercial property compliant and created a Happy Building Checklist. If compliance is your responsibility download it and check that your building complies.

  • Summertime is painting time

    Scaffolding is up in Portland Place where Darenth Valley is carrying out an exterior refurbishment at the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

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