Renewal of our Regulated by RICS registration

Our commitment to offering the best service...


CHPK appointed to major framework by Catalyst Housing

We are delighted to announce we have been placed upon a najor framework for CDM ..


Changes made to Approved Document B

The changes to Approved Document B (fire) have been released by the MHCLG..


Short-term boom in residential market may be followed by a ‘bust’

The stamp duty holiday played a ‘significant role’ in the recovery of the residential market but these gains may be short-lived as government support measures taper off, a RICS monthly residential market survey has revealed.

(Property Week News)


University operators hoping for flurry of leasing deals as students get their results

University operators are hoping for a much-needed bounce in leasing deals over the next few weeks as a fresh wave of students prepare to start courses on the back of today’s A-level results.

(Property Week News)


Babcock signs 132,000 sq ft pre-let at Bristol Business Park

Defence giant Babcock has signed a pre-let in Bristol Business Park for more than 132,000 sq ft of office space as the scheme is sold to Aviva for over £55m.

(Property Week News)


Turmoil in the Approved Inspector market

Turmoil with insurance is putting the construction industry and safety at risk

(CHPK News)


Welcome to the family

We are delighted to announce we are now supporting

(CHPK News)


15 Years In Business

CHPK are celebrating 15 years in business.....

(CHPK News)


Autumn-Winter 2018 H&S Newsletter

Here is our Autumn-Winter 2018 H&S newsletter to keep you up to date.

(CHPK News)


HSE announce inspection focus

The Health and Safety Executive have announced their autumn drive.

(CHPK News)


First Principal Designer Prosecution

The first PD prosecution under the 2015 Construction (Design and Management) Regulations has been announced.

(CHPK News)


CHPK awarded corporate membership of leading health and safety body

CHPK have been awarded corporate membership of the APS

(CHPK News)


53-57 Brompton Road completed

Another project successfully completed for the CHPK project team.

(CHPK News)


CHPK instructed to work on prestigious City building

CHPK have been instructed by Lloyd's to act as Principal Designer on improvement works at the prestigious Lloyd's building on Lime Street in the City of London.

(CHPK News)


Elite Property Practices Combine Expertise

Two of the country’s leading property consultancies have come together to create a new group that will raise the bar in the sector.

(CHPK News)


Project Management – A Refreshing Approach to a Traditional Market

Project management doesn't need to be adversarial.

(CHPK News)


CDM 2015 - Are you fulfilling your duties?

Are clients aware of their enhanced duties under CDM 2015?

(CHPK News)


Dilapidations expertise

The past, the present and the future

(CHPK News)


Important update for all theatre owners

Deadline for theatre suspended ceiling inspections approaches

(CHPK News)


RICS Charity Property Help

A reminder to all charities!

(CHPK News)


CHPK awarded health and safety accreditation

CHPK have been awarded Worksafe Consultancy accreditation by SMAS.

(CHPK News)


CHPK is off to MIPIM 2016

Meet up with us in MIPIM to see how we can help you.

(CHPK News)


October 2015 Newsletter - A big announcement and MEES

Welcome to the October 2015 edition of the CHPK Newsletter.

(CHPK News)


Green Apple Environment Award won by The Knightsbridge Estate

The Knightsbridge Estate service yard recycling centre has been awarded with a Green Apple Environment Award.

(CHPK News)


Knightsbridge Estate honoured with IALD award of merit

Project managed by CHPK, Knightsbridge Estate is a complex of buildings of different styles and periods, spread over an entire city block.

(CHPK News)


April 2015 Newsletter - CDM 2015

The beginning of April often heralds statutory changes and this year was no different with the changes to the CDM Regulations.

(CHPK News)


June 2014 Newsletter - Measuring Standards

The property and construction world is fast paced and we are used to change, but this year there seems to be more change than usual.

(CHPK News)


March 2014 CHPK Newsletter

This Newsletter will focus on the Energy Act 2011 which many are not familiar with but is certain to have an impact on all property owners and investors.

(CHPK News)


Dilapidations Case Update

It is still relatively rare for dilapidations matters to go to court, but the last year or so has seen some interesting reported dilapidations cases. It is important that any newly reported case is noted and understood as it may well affect how dilapidations are dealt with. For that reason, this newsletter will focus on two important cases.

(CHPK News)


The Dilapidations Pre-Action Protocol - the effects

Building on our success in the commercial sector, we have created a new arm of the business that concentrates exclusively on residential property. The new business, CHPK Residential, sees Chris Howe, founder of CHPK, reunited with Peter Bray, former MD of Black Horse Surveyors (later BBG and SecureMove).

(CHPK News)


R22 Phase Out - what it means to you

Chris has recently spoken at RICS East of England Regional CPD Day on the issue of Dilapidations and in particular matters surrounding the recent adoption of the PLA pre-action protocol into the Civil Procedure Rules. His seminar also considered the implications of the forthcoming ban of the use of R22 refrigerant in air conditioning systems.

(CHPK News)


Who's responsible for below ground drainage?

Welcome to the January edition of the CHPK Newsletter and Technical Update. Firstly may we wish you all a happy New Year. In this edition we are concentrating on a single issue which is likely to be relevant to all owners and occupiers at some point in time.

(CHPK News)


Pre-Action Protocol and Building Regulations Update

Last month we started our new Dilapidations Surgery Service, something Chris Howe has been keen to start for some time now; we are delighted that it is now up and running. This is open to all our clients, new and old, so please spread the word. For more information on any of the topics raised in this newsletter, please email CHPK or call 020 7377 2739

(CHPK News)