The BRE Daylight and Sunlight Report (Site Layout Planning for Daylight and Sunlight: a guide to good practice) has been revised. The guidance contained in the Report has been updated to reflect the changes in the British Standard. It will fundamentally change the way applicants are required to assess natural light conditions for all residential planning applications. It also introduces a requirement to assess other non-residential uses.
Graham Coulthard has joined GIA Chartered Surveyors in the Manchester office to assist the growth of the Building Consultancy team in the North. Graham will principally focus on expanding the Contract Administration, Contract Practice and Project Management service lines.
We have just reopened our newly refurbished head office in The Whitehouse, London. During the last few months we have created a fresh and cutting edge office environment that puts our staffs wellbeing and new ways of working right at the forefront.