Langdale Chase

Langdale Chase

Building Surveys

Client: Thwaites Plc
Size: 30 Bedrooms
Location: Windermere, Cumbria

Services: Building Surveys

Sector: Leisure

Langdale Chase is a renowned, iconic Grade II listed country house hotel originally built in 1895. Consisting of six buildings and situated within a six acre site, the original house was extended in the early 1930’s when it was converted into a hotel. Key to the Client’s requirements was establishing the condition of the main elements of structure, so having …


Clumber Street, Nottingham

Building Surveys

Client: Aberdeen Asset Management
Size: 9,000sq.ft
Location: Nottingham City Centre

Services: Cost Consultancy, Dilapidations, Measured Surveys

Sector: Retail

Aberdeen Asset Management instructed Black Cat Building Consultancy to undertake an inspection of the property and to prepare a Building Survey Report to facilitate their acquisition in a short timeframe. We were on site undertaking the inspection with a team of Surveyors and Engineers two days after receiving an instruction.  We telephoned the asset manager from site following the survey …

BCBC Watson Prickard Building Liverpool - Case Study 1

1 Union Court, Liverpool

Building Surveys

Client: Watson Prickard
Size: 40,000 Sq ft (3717m2)
Location: Watson Prickard Building, Liverpool

Services: Cost Consultancy, Engineering Services, Project Management

Sector: Office, Retail

Black Cat Building Consultancy were appointed to prepare the property (a seven-storey building constructed in two phases between 1967 -1969 including basement and ground retail and offices to the upper floors) for sale. A pre-emptive Building Survey was undertaken from a purchasers’ perspective to identify likely issues that may arise during the sale process, then a technical appraisal of the …


Key Point, Bristol

Building Surveys

Client: Goldtique
Size: 75,000 ft2
Location: Almondsbury Business Park, Bristol

Sector: Office

Black Cat Building Consultancy were asked to undertake a Building Survey and associated due diligence on behalf of a purchasing fund who were acquiring the freehold interest in the property for investment purposes. Key Point comprises a modern four storey office building which had been substantially refurbished by TSB. Our team were on site within two days of receiving a …


Canada House, Manchester

Building Surveys

Client: Vision Developments
Size: 72,710 Sq ft (6755m2)
Location: Canada House, Manchester

Services: Cost Consultancy

Sector: Office, Retail

Black Cat were instructed on behalf of a property company looking to acquire a freehold interest in the property for investment purposes, and found a nine-storey listed building constructed in 1909 with part basement and ground retail and offices to the upper floors. The property had been operating with a reduced occupancy rate when compared to institutional standards, as imposed …