EWS1 form explained

Grenfell-Tower

In recent months we have had several clients contacting us and asking for advice on completing an EWS1 form in relation to the external cladding of their building. What is an EWS1 form? An EWS1 form is a way for a residential building owner to confirm that the external wall system on their building has been assessed for safety by … Read More

Japanese knotweed: ‘Do Not Disturb’

Japanese Knotweed

Japanese knotweed is an invasive plant that spreads rapidly and can tear through buildings, paving and roads. It is notoriously difficult to clear and if you allow Japanese knotweed to spread and grow on to another person’s property you could be prosecuted. Japanese knotweed can grow 20cm a day and can cause damage to your house’s foundations, drainage systems and … Read More