Our experts offer a range of specialist independent condition and structural surveys of timber components in new and existing structures.

Surveys have been carried out on a diverse range of buildings and structures using non-destructive test methodologies.

Our findings display information on the location and extent of any biological degradation and/or any timbers that may be at risk in the future, as well as assigning a strength class to individual timber members where necessary.

We regularly carry out timber condition and structural inspection surveys looking at the condition of the timber on buildings ranging from modern timber frame housing developments to historical and listed buildings.

We also inspect infrastructure ranging from the railway and telecommunication towers to marine components and their various applications.

The timber condition and structural surveys are carried out by highly experienced timber and building consultants.

We can also provide independent laboratory testing on timber specimens.

About Condition and structural surveys

Condition and structural surveys are carried out to assess and advise upon a range of issues:

  • Determine condition of existing structure
  • Strength of individual timber members - in situ visual strength grading
  • Possible remedial solutions
  • Alternative use of a building
  • Preservation of historic structures
  • Compliance with codes and best practice
  • Restarting timber frame projects
  • Fire damage
  • Flood damage
  • Warranty claims
  • Concerned occupants
  • Asset management plans. 

Clients we have provided condition and structural surveys for include: 

  • Local authorities.
  • Housing associations
  • Property developers
  • Nuclear and railway industries
  • Structural engineers
  • Architects
  • Facility management companies
  • Warranty providers.