SSJ Chartered Surveyors

Here are a selection of our past projects so that you can find out a bit more about how our services work in the real world...


Project: Royal Bank of Scotland
Type: New Build
Value: £1.2 million
Programme: 40 weeks

We were engaged by the Royal Bank of Scotland to act as monitoring surveyor for the Bank who were the main funders for this development. Our service included the monitoring of the construction, ensuring compliance with the client’s brief, ensuring that the project was completed within budget and quality.

Project: Abbotts House, Butcher Row, Shrewsbury
Type: Refurbishment
Value: £55,000
Programme: 3 months

We were engaged to undertake repairs to this Grade II Listed Building and upgrade fire precautions to comply with Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2006.

Listed Building consent was obtained and close liaison with the Conservation Officer was required to ensure the Listed status of the building was not affected.

Project: Bloxwich Hall, Bloxwich, Walsall
Type: Refurbishment
Client: Bloxwich Housing Trust
Value: £78,000
Programme: 6 weeks

The original building comprised a Grade II Listed structure which had been used by a major local IT company as offices. Silk Plant & Associates Limited were instructed by Bloxwich Housing Trust to completely refurbish the interior of the building in consultation with the Local Conservation Officer to improve the office accommodation, create up to date disabled access and to fit security partitions within the public areas.

Silk Plant & Associates Limited undertook a full project design and management service obtaining the necessary statutory consents, obtaining tenders, contract managing the project on site to final completion.

Project: J T Hughes Car Showroom, Oswestry
Type: Refurbishment
Value: £100,000
Programme: 2 months

Full project Design & Management service was provided to turn a dilapidated former retail unit into a modern car showroom.

All necessary statutory consents were obtained for the client, followed by the management of a contract to refurbish the building which included both internal and external improvements.

Project: Gravel Hill, Ludlow
Type: New Build
Client: Wilkat Developments
Value: £570,000
Programme: 6 months

We were involved procuring a design and build contract for the client which included the preparation of the brief and appropriate contract documentation. The assessment of alternative contractors’ tenders and ultimately project managed the scheme to practical completion and beyond.

The scheme involves the provision of 5 self contained apartments, mainly located on the first floor, with a large local retail unit to the ground floor. Close liaison with the intended users was paramount in order to ensure that this project was completed on time, to budget and to a standard required by the retail user.