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Gordon Colbourne

DHCS - Gordon ColborneChartered Building Surveyor for Daniells Harrison Chartered Surveyors.  Gordon has been at Daniells Harrison Chartered Surveyors since 2015 and prior to this has worked for a number of major international Loss Adjusting firms, dealing with building related losses – fire, flood, impact, storm and subsidence.

Email: gc@dhcs.co.uk

Academic Qualifications:  RICS Diploma Building Surveying
Professional Qualifications:  MRICS
Positions held:  Associate Partner – Building Surveyor
Practising from:  1990
Key Specialisms
  • Defect Investigation, Analysis & Repair
  • Independent Monitoring Service to Banks
  • Pre-Acquisition Building Surveys
  • Dilapidations for Landlords & Tenants
  • Party Wall Surveyor
  • Building Reinstatement Valuations
  • Expert Witness
  • Contract Administration & Project Management
  • New Build & Refurbishment Projects
Project Experience
Anglican Diocese of Portsmouth – Refurbishment of a vicarage on the Isle of Wight including upgrading of structure to current thermal insulation requirements, reconstruction of 20th Century alterations and management and encapsulation of asbestos containing materials.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth – Dilapidations advice and negotiations on let and tenanted properties in Southampton.

Commercial and Private Clients in London – Acting as Agreed Party Wall Surveyor and providing advice to developer/builders on constrained sites of traditional housing development in Inner London Borough.

Anglican Diocese of Portsmouth – Inspection and assessment of cause of loss of structural integrity to early 20th Century Parish Church in Portsmouth and advice on options for repair.

Commercial Clients in Hampshire, West Sussex and East Sussex – Pre-acquisition surveys, design, specification, Contract Administration and project management for proposed conversion or improvement of commercial and industrial units.

Lloyds Bank / Svenska Handelsbanken / United Trust Bank – Independent monitoring surveyor on various residential & commercial schemes ranging from £300,000 to £2 million.

The National Trust – Investigation, assessment and specification of structural and Historic repairs to Listed Buildings on the Mottisfont and Scotney  Castle Estates.

Aviva, Zurich, R&SA, Lloyds Brokers and other instructing Insurance Companies – Specialist Investigation of subsidence damage to domestic, commercial and industrial buildings, design and specification of repairs and Insurance Claims Handling, including major loss fire and landslip claims of up to £5 million.