Cubit Consulting

Rics accredited

About

Cubit Consulting are a well-established firm of Chartered Building Surveyors located in the heart of Clerkenwell, London EC1R.

We operate a multi-disciplinary consultancy providing professional services and specialist advice to a variety of commercial and domestic clients (independent, or for experts, professional advice) servicing London, the Home Counties and further afield in the United Kingdom. The original company was founded in 1938 with the current brand, Cubit Consulting, being established in 2003 and has developed into the current day strong and independent firm of Chartered Surveyors being well-known for its strong presence in the market place.

Given our multi-disciplinary background we
have extensive experience and expertise and this is reflected in the comprehensive range of professional services that we provide, and we are well placed to serve clients in all sectors of the marketplace.

We take pride in understanding our clients’ requirements and aim to deliver a first-class service. In support of these principles we set great store in the quality of our personnel
which we constantly seek to improve with an ongoing programme of training and professional development. The firm’s core capability is Building Surveying (MRICS) and its many disciplines are complemented by a broad spectrum of specialist consultancy services.

Values

Client Requirements
Transparency and Integrity
Expertise, Innovation and Practicality
Passion, Co-operation and Commitment
Social and Environmental Responsibilities

Client Requirements

We aspire to act as trusted advisers to our clients and have built our reputation on repeat business and recommendations achieved by providing exceptional service.

Transparency and Integrity

We are committed to treating our customers fairly and to act with complete transparency by collecting and presenting data to enable informed decisions to be made. In addition to complying with Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) requirements we always act with integrity and are mindful of our duty of care to all parties.

Expertise, Innovation and Practicality

We have an in-depth knowledge base being continually refreshed to keep abreast of new legislation, products and trends. We aim to provide our clients with solutions in practical contexts using our knowledge, innovation and experience.

Passion, Co-operation and Commitment

We are a firm of dedicated and enthusiastic individuals and are committed to finding solutions to achieve the best results.

Social and Environmental Responsibilities

We strive to work with local communities, use public transport for business, recycle and review our green credentials regularly.

Services

Building Surveying
Architectural Services and Design
Project Management
Party Wall Matters
CDM Services
Cost Consultancy and Dispute Resolution

Building Surveying

Building surveying covers a wide range of disciplines and services provided to both private individuals and property-holding organisations. Cubit’s core capability in Building Surveying and our technical due diligence is complemented by a broad spectrum of specialist consultancy services, all delivered to a wide range of client sectors.

Our skilled and experienced team regularly provide the following services on all property types:

  • Specification writing and tendering;
  • Contract Administration;
  • Dilapidations Surveys, Schedules and advice;
  • Condition Surveys;
  • Planned Preventative Maintenance Schedules;
  • Building Design and Refurbishment;
  • Employer’s Agent;
  • Bank monitoring;
  • Licences to Alter;
  • Expert Reports;
  • Reinstatement Cost Assessments for Insurance Purposes;
  • Building Defects Analysis Reports;
  • Pre-acquisition Surveys;
  • Access Audits;
  • Way Leave Agreements.

Architectural Services and Design

We have a full Architectural Design team with expertise in both new-build construction and conversion and extension projects. Our in-house CAD team are able to prepare detailed measured surveys of all types of buildings along with Lease Plans for conveyancing purposes. We take great pride in developing the client brief from inception to completion and strive to provide the most cost-effective designs for both new build and refurbishment projects.

We can arrange for the preparation and submission of plans together with the appropriate forms to the local Planning and Building Control Authority and negotiate with them through the consent process. We offer the following Architectural and Design services:

  • Full Building Design Service;
  • Planning Applications;
  • Listed Building Consents;
  • Building Control Submissions;
  • Statutory Compliance;
  • CAD Services;
  • Space Planning;
  • Interior Design;
  • Specification Writing;
  • NHBC/Warranty Submissions.

Project Management

Our professional team have extensive experience in providing bespoke Project Management and commercially-focussed turnkey solutions which enables clients to meet their business objectives as well as fulfilling their immediate property requirements.

Our services include:

  • Turnkey procurement;
  • Undertaking of design and specification duties;
  • Obtaining statutory consents;
  • Initiating and managing appointment of contractor and consultants;
  • Project brief writing;
  • Project co-ordination;
  • Risk Appraisals;
  • Employer’s Agent;
  • Partnering;
  • Feasibility Studies;
  • Project Appraisals.

Party Wall Matters

We regularly act for both Building and Adjoining Owners in respect of party wall matters and are fully versed in the procedures of The Party Wall Etc Act 1996 as well as dealing with boundary-related disputes. We regularly act for either Building or Adjoining Owners on projects as diverse as small residential extensions up to multi-million pound commercial developments.

It should be noted that our professional fees for acting as Adjoining Owner’s Surveyor are, in all but a few cases, always payable by the Building Owner.  Our services include:

  • Party Wall appointments, either building or adjoining owner;
  • Boundary dispute advice;
  • Scaffold and Oversailing Licences;
  • Rights of Light;
  • Expert’s Report.

CDM Services

Anyone who now procures construction work has a legal duty under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 to ensure that their project is suitably managed in order to ensure the Health and Safety of all who might be affected by the works.

Under the Regulations clients must appoint a Principal Designer to co-ordinate matters relating to Health and Safety at the pre-construction phase.

Cubit Consulting provide Principal Designer services to discharge all Health & Safety obligations including the following:

  • Health & Safety Executive Notification;
  • Pre-Construction Information Packs;
  • Co-ordination of Risk Assessments;
  • CDM Regulation Advice;
  • Health & Safety File compilation;
  • Safety Audits.

Cost Consultancy and Dispute Resolution

With our team of Quantity Surveyors and Building Surveyors Cubit Consulting are able to provide clients with a full range of Construction Cost services to ensure that best practice and best value always prevail.

Cubit Consulting provide the following Cost Consultancy Services:

  • Project Costing;
  • Site Costing;
  • Adjudication;
  • Bank Monitoring;
  • Quantity Surveying Contract Services;
  • Expert Reports.

Contact

Postal address
Cubit Consulting
19 Hayward’s Place
London
EC1R 0EH
Tel: +44 (0) 207 253 5050
Fax: +44 (0) 207 253 5056
David Harding BSc MRICS (Director)
Martin Aarons MCIOB (Director)
Carlo Lemmetti BSc (Hons) MRICS (Director)

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