From our home to yours

We can still provide a range of services and guidance from their home working environments - work on your project needn't stop becuase of COVID-19

Sillence Hurn are still here for you. Like many other companies, our team are now based from home. With that in mind, we thought it would be useful to detail which services are still available if you need us:

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Building & Pre-Acquisition Surveys


  • Agree instruction & report formats to allow survey & report to be progressed in accordance with Government Guidelines.
  • Provide desktop overview or advise on expected common defects based on building type, construction, use & location

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Dilapidation Consultancy


  • Provision of fee quotes to both landlords & tenants to progress of defend dilapidations claims
  • Desktop assessments utilising lease information & property details
  • General advice on landlord & tenant issues including interim dilapidations & licence for alterations
  • Maintaining ongoing dilapidations negotiation

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Party Wall Consultancy


  • Outline Advisory & agree terms with both Building Owners & Adjoining Owners
  • General advice on Party Wall matters - please see our additional blog on party wall matters
  • Virtual attendance at client meetings or Design Team meetings
  • Maintaining ongoing Party Wall negotiations
  • Advice & services in respect of scaffold oversailing licences

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Building Project management & Contract Administration


  • Budget costings
  • Design & tender stage management
  • Drafting of project programmers
  • Updates on current live projects & assist with site closure process
  • Desktop review of valuations & extension of time claims

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Project Monitoring


  • Development Appraisals
  • Review of borrower proposals & desktop initial reports
  • Undertake drawdown inspections in accordance with Government Guidelines

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Reinstatement Cost Assessment


  • Desktop Assessments utilising detailed building information including floorplan drawings, GIA measurements & photographs
  • Desktop portfolio reviews for Landlords or managing agents

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Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM)


  • Undertaking desktop reviews of maintenance, life cycle replacement & EPC inspection works
  • Take instructions, schedule inspections & agree approved format of report & budget periods
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