Housing Associations

We offer on-site inspection services in representation of Housing Associations throughout London and the Southeastern region.
Winfields Group offers property management, project management, and surveying services to Housing Associations throughout Exeter, Plymouth, Bristol, London, Reading and the Southern regions of England.

Building Surveying Services for Housing Associations

Specialised building consulting services tailored for owners of heritage and listed properties are a hallmark of Winfields Group. With a wealth of experience in both commercial and residential sectors, we are well-versed in working with these unique structures.

When it comes to buildings of historical significance, we approach each project with meticulous care, offering our clients expert guidance and technical advice for heritage planning applications, as well as repairs and renovations. Our seasoned team possesses extensive knowledge in crafting Heritage Statements and Design & Access Statements, all the while maintaining positive rapport with Conservation Officers throughout the Southern Counties and London.

Our team of RICS-certified surveyors stands ready to assist heritage and listed property owners in specifying approved conservation work and overseeing all contractual matters.

If you’re in the midst of planning a renovation or repair for your listed or heritage property and require consultancy and guidance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

What do we cover?

  • Building and Contract Monitoring
  • Employers’ Agent
  • On Site Inspections
  • Refurbishment/Fit-Out
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Specification of Works
  • Design & Drawings
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    A housing association survey is a comprehensive assessment of residential properties managed by housing associations. It evaluates the condition, safety, and functionality of these properties, helping housing associations make informed decisions about maintenance, repairs, and improvements.

    Housing associations require surveys to ensure the safety, habitability, and long-term sustainability of the properties they manage. Surveys help identify maintenance needs, potential hazards, and opportunities for energy efficiency improvements, ultimately benefiting both residents and the association itself.

    Housing association surveys are typically carried out by qualified surveyors or building consultants with expertise in residential properties. These professionals assess various aspects, including structural integrity, safety, compliance with regulations, and overall property condition.

    A housing association survey report includes details about the property’s condition, any necessary repairs or maintenance recommendations, potential health and safety concerns, energy efficiency suggestions, and compliance with building regulations. It provides housing associations with a comprehensive overview of the property’s status.

    The frequency of housing association surveys can vary depending on factors such as property age, condition, and local regulations. In general, it’s advisable to conduct regular surveys, with some associations opting for annual or biennial assessments to stay proactive in addressing property needs and ensuring the well-being of residents.

    If you are looking to source a survey in regards to a housing association, please contact us today for a quote from one of our RICS Chartered Surveyors.

    Bristol

    Henleaze Business Centre,
    13 Harbury Road, Henleaze,
    Bristol BS9 4PN
    Tel: 01172 872199

    London

    56 Gloucester Road,
    South Kensington,
    London SW7 4UB
    Tel: 020 3633 2515

    Exeter

    Unit 2b Manaton Court,
    Manaton Close, Marsh Barton,
    Exeter EX2 8PF
    Tel: 01392 984364

    Taunton

    Bridge House,
    7 Bridge Street
    Taunton TA1 1TG
    Tel: 01823 765057

    Plymouth

    24-26 George Place
    Plymouth
    PL1 3NY
    Tel: 01752 936567