Property Surveys for Sale and Lease, Estate and Facilities Management

We work with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice, 6th edition as an extension to our measured building survey services.

We carry out measured building surveys to provide accurate calculations for the gross internal area in a building, including

  • all floor space on multiple floors
  • basements
  • vestibules/porches
  • stairwells
  • lift shafts/lifts
  • emergency escape routes
  • roof voids
  • balconies
  • sanitary rooms
  • columns and piers
  • plant rooms
  • partially covered locations (walkways, bike shelters, smoking areas, etc.)
  • canopies
  • small voids less than 1.5 m in height
  • service rooms.

Gross external area of a building, including

  • external projections and perimeter
  • internal wall footprints (structural and non-structural)
  • structural features (piers, columns, stairwells, lift wells)
  • plant and facility rooms (lifts, tanks, fuel stores)
  • covered areas with open sides (smoke shelters, bike sheds)
  • balconies
  • external emergency escapes (fire escapes)
  • open-sided walkways
  • vehicle parking bays.

Net internal area (inside a building). We measure the finished surface of the inside walls or partition walls, including

  • skirting, moulding and trunking
  • kitchenettes, kitchens and breakout rooms
  • built-in cupboards and storage
  • cleaners’ storage (cupboards)
  • toilets and sanitary locations
  • service lifts and staircase wells
  • internal structural features (walls, piers, chimney vertical ducts)
  • air conditioning units and associated assets
  • internal parking.

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Centara is part of the RSK group of companies

The RSK group is a leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business offering bespoke end-to-end solutions to a variety of sectors. Headquartered in the UK but with an established presence throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, RSK helps organisations around the world achieve their business aspirations in a sustainable and efficient manner.