December 11th, 2013
LBB Chartered Surveyors attended the Fifth Annual Property Management Awards on 5th December 2013 at The Troxy, E1. The purpose of the awards ceremony is to recognise and celebrate excellence in the UK Property Management industry.
We were extremely honoured to be finalists in the ‘Surveyors of the Year’ category. This category recognises firms of Surveyors who specialise in residential property work including surveys, party wall matters, statutory consents, licenses, building defects/repairs, project management and other related services relevant to the residential block management sector.
Congratulations to all other finalists and winners on the night. Further information can be found at: www.newsontheblock.com.
October 24th, 2013
We are delighted to announce that Senior Building Surveyor, Iain Pendle has been appointed as a Director of LBB Chartered Surveyors.
Iain will be immediately taking up his new responsibilities whilst continuing his Building Surveying work with existing clients, with a particular emphasis on Party Walls, Building Pathology, Contract Administration and on-going consultation to a number of Managing Agents.
Founding Director, John Byers, said “We are all excited about the prospects for the company and wish Iain every success for the future.” He added, “I’m sure Iain will be playing an increasingly important role going forward.”
June 18th, 2013
LBB Chartered Surveyors were delighted to attend the Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards 2013 held at Quaglino’s on 6th June. It was an extra special occasion this year as it marked 20 years since the enactment of the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993.
The Awards are sponsored by News On the Block and it is now firmly established in the industry calendar for recognising professional excellence of all specialists working in Leasehold Reform, both at an individual and company level.
LBB Chartered Surveyors were nominated in three categories.
Firstly, Justin Bennett achieved Highly Commended in the ‘Valuer of the Year’ category.
For the next nomination, LBB Chartered Surveyors were named as Finalists for ‘Valuers of the Year’.
The last award of the night was for the prestigious ‘Expert Witness of the Year’. To our delight, Justin Bennett was announced as the winner in this extremely coveted and competitive category.
Congratulations to all finalists, highly commended and winners!
The photo gallery can be viewed here: http://www.theermas.co.uk/ermas-photograph-gallery/
May 9th, 2013
We are privileged to be nominated in three categories for the upcoming Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards taking place on 6th June 2013.
The categories we are nominated in are as follows:
• Valuers of the Year
• Valuer of the Year – Justin Bennett
• Expert Witness of the Year – Justin Bennett
We are extremely proud of this achievement and wish the best to all those nominated.
June 16th, 2011
Langley Byers Bennett attended the Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards 2011 on Monday 23rd May 2011 held at Lord’s Cricket Ground.
The Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards 2011 (ERMAs) are sponsored by News On the Block and recognises the excellence and professionalism of all specialists working in this industry both at an individual and company level.
Langley Byers Bennett were very proud to be finalists in the ‘Valuers of the Year’ category.
We look forward to next year’s Awards in which we hope to scoop some more accolades.
Full details of the event are available at www.theermas.co.uk.
November 12th, 2010
|Flat Living Magazine held their first Roadshow event in central London on the 1st November 2010.
John Byers was among the speakers that evening. He dealt with the principles of the Lease Extension and Enfranchisement Valuation process.
The most recent issue of Flat Living Magazine can be seen on-line by following the link below. It contains a new article by Justin Bennett entitled ‘Range Finder’ dealing with some of the technical reasons why Lease Extension valuation figures can vary so much.
View Flat Living Magazine and Justin’s latest article on pages 46 and 47
September 30th, 2010
Justin Bennett recently discussed this perplexing issue at our first informal Breakfast Briefing Meeting. The briefing was held at our offices in Fleet Street and some of the practical valuation issues involved in setting the right premium for Tenant’s notices for Lease Extensions were examined.
If you would be interested in receiving a copy of Justin’s notes on this subject or attending a future Briefing please let us know on email@example.com . Our next Briefing will be held in November.
August 16th, 2010
In the latest issue of Flat Living Magazine, Director of Langley Byers Bennett, John Byers explodes the myth of the “Maintenance Free Building” and discusses how sensible provisions should be made for future expenditure on any building, no matter how new. Read more on pages 34, 35 and 36 of Flat Living Magazine
July 21st, 2010
Justin Bennett comments on the recent Craftrule Ltd v 41-60 Albert Place Mansions (Freehold) Ltd. case, which has potentially far – reaching repercussions for Landlords and Tenants when planning the Enfranchisement of blocks of flats.
Originally published by Laytons Solicitors
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