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Dilapidations

Reduce your dilapidation costs.

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Dilapidations

Would you know if you were over-charged for dilapidations by your landlord?

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Dilapidations Services

How can Bellrock help?

Dilapidations Consultancy:

  • Inspect the property and analyse landlord dilapidation claims either during the lease “interim” or at the end of the lease “terminal”
  • Review lease to establish tenant dilapidation liability
  • Prepare dilapidation liability assessments
  • Project costs for best-case and worst-cast scenarios and advise strategy
  • Negotiate with landlord’s surveyor to reduce liabilities & costs
  • Assess whether more economic for tenant to carry out building works
  • Procure and implement building works if more cost-effective
  • Assist in planning exit strategy or new lease negotiation

Our Successes

  • Large supermarket retailer served with terminal dilapidation claim in Central London, for the sum of £543k. Following lease review to clarify liabilities, and application of statutory protection provisions, claim settled at £29,500, a saving of 6%
  • Leisure goods retailer served with terminal schedule of dilapidations totalling £303k. Review of lease revealed tenant covenants incorrectly applied and tenant not Further, Landlord and Tenant Act 1927 afforded further protection which had not been considered. Claim reduced to nil
  • Separate dilapidation claims made against portfolio of seven high street retail stores totalling £364,513 – lease review, site inspections and dilapidation negotiation resulted in overall saving of £221k or 95%
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Dilapidation Benefits

What’s in it for you?

  • Only pay costs you are legally liable for
  • Challenge high cost estimates
  • Resolve negotiations in accordance with Lease and Statutory liability
  • Avoid disputes by ensuring you are fully lease compliant
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Meet the Experts

Andrew Walker MD of Technical and Real Estate BIO

Andrew Walker MRICS

Managing Director of Technical and Real Estate

Estates consultancy expert
Andrew is a Chartered Surveyor with over 25 years' experience in the property sector. He supports asset managers, property owners and occupiers to develop, maintain and operate their portfolio using his extensive knowledge and experience. Andrew combines his technical project management and building surveying expertise with the application of new technologies to deliver robust property advice.
Andrew also works with clients co-ordinating refurbishment and new build construction projects.
Andrew Morley Head of Landlord services

Andrew Morley MRICS ACIArb

Head of Real Estate Services

Andrew is a leading service charge expert with over 35 years’ experience, specialising in property and construction disputes and matters relating to landlord and tenant relationships. He has acted as an expert witness on numerous occasions and was a quantum expert in a multi-million High Court case in 2017. Andrew was instrumental in the launch of the highly regarded annual SCOR report that benchmarks service charge payments and management to the RICS code of practice.
Neil Triggs Bellrock Technical and Real Estate Services

Neil Triggs BSc.(Hons) FRICS

Head of Technical

Neil is a Chartered Building Surveyor (FRICS) with over 30 years-experience across the public and property sectors. Neil has extensive experience in leading delivery and managing major work streams and frameworks within Building Consultancy and Project Management. His sector expertise includes retail, shopping centres, logistics, distribution warehousing and PFI assets.

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