|Although not all traditional buildings are protected (and not all protected buildings are traditional) many are.|
The protected status of a building will influence what can and cannot be done to a building and how it should be approached.
Traditional buildings have an appeal due their special character, history and location . When looking for a property to buy it's easy to fall in love with an old building. Click on the link for some helpful points to consider if you are thinking of buying an old building.
We also have some tips for those living in an old building.
A surveyor of a traditional building must appreciate the type of defects from which it is likely to suffer, and recognise the influence these defects will, or could, have on the building's structural integrity.
|Sometimes the challenges posed by traditional buildings are daunting. Click here for organisations and professionals that can provide guidance and practical help.|