St Leonard's place York Charters-Reid Surveyors Ltd played an integral part providing advice on external joinery restoration. As CIOB and CABE, we can provide restoration advice on major developments.

We provide advice to property developer or the owner of a grade two listed buildings,Ecclesastical property and chapels. Jon Charters- Reid BSC MRICS MCIOB MCABE started his working life as a joiner at York Minster and has a second to none knowledge about specialist restoration projects in particular specialist timber and joinery repairs.-This include advise on defect –probable cause and advice on repair.

Listed buildings surveys

Our Director Jon Charters-Reid has a lifelong commitment to working on historic building and listed buildings. Not only qualified as a Chartered Building Surveyor and a Chartered Builder but he is also a classically trained ecclesiastical trained joiner and carpenter. He was lucky enough to be trained at York Minster on the Fire Damaged repair team in 1984.

Building Surveys

We can report on the detailed repair and diagnosis of old buildings and property which require a different skill set. We can identify the problem and specify a remedy. We can follow the pathology.

Al listed buildings require specialist advice and inspection and the correct professional advice on listed buildings is required.

In particular period properties require detailed knowledgeable examination. For instance York has over 200 listed buildings within a small area of the city. Some buildings are of unusual construction

Specialist advice suitable for

  • Period Properties
  • Special historic interest
  • Properties to be renovated
  • Barn conversions
  • Churches
  • Windmills
  • Thatched Cottages