Defect Analysis

If you own a block of residential or commercial units, you’ll know how important it is to keep your building in good condition with tenants happy and your rental income protected. Likewise, if you’re in the process of or are considering buying a block of residential units, you’ll want to be sure that your investment is sound and/or if repairs should be commissioned. In both cases, appointing an expert to conduct a defect analysis will give you the peace of mind you need.

Trinity Rose Chartered Surveyors has a team of chartered building surveyors who conduct diagnostic surveys and defect analysis for block owners, freeholders, leaseholders and landlords who want the reassurance that their property is in good condition or that a specific concern has been addressed correctly.

Find out more about our Defect Analysis services, then talk to our block management experts about commissioning a survey and defects report for your property.

Diagnostic surveys, defect appraisal and reporting for all residential blocks and estates

Defect analysis is a professional service that’s provided to purchasers, owners and freeholders of residential block properties to identify potential problems that could prove hazardous or inconvenient to tenants and expensive to put right. At worst, issues that arise in residential blocks can mean health and safety or legal obligations are compromised, tenants being relocated and rental revenues impacted.

As part of our suite of Block Management services, Trinity Rose Chartered Surveyors carries out regular diagnostic surveys and appraisals of properties and estates for owners, freeholders, leaseholders and potential purchasers. This ensures their buildings remain in a satisfactory condition and safe for use of occupation with any problems addressed during planned maintenance works.

We conduct diagnostic surveys that identify defects from minor cosmetic issues such as poor decoration or hygiene issues to more complex structural problems and we issue detailed reports with recommendations for remedial action. A pre-sale defect analysis of a block or residential or commercial units can also help prospective purchasers proceed with confidence or negotiate a fairer price that takes account of any projected expenses.

If you would like to know more about our defect analysis and reporting services for property purchasers, freeholders and owners, please contact us and our Block Management team will talk you through the process.

  • Diagnostic surveys and defect appraisal for residential blocks
  • Suitable for property owners and managers
  • Defect analysis identifies all issues from cosmetic flaws to subsidence and other major structural problems
  • Defect reports includes recommendations for remedial action and can be incorporated into planned maintenance schedules

We offer Defect Analysis in Hampshire, Dorset and Surrey including Alton, Alresford, Farnham, Chandlers Ford, Bishops Waltham, Park Gate, SouthamptonWinchester Romsey, Lymington, Lyndhurst, Salisbury, Christchurch, BournemouthBasingstokePortsmouth, Poole, Parkstone, Brockenhurst, Ringwood, Verwood, Fordingbridge, The New Forest and Wimborne and the surrounding areas.

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How much do your block management services cost?

We offer an extensive suite of block management services that we tailor to suit the exact requirements of our clients and their property portfolios, which range from small apartment buildings to vast industrial and retail parks. The cost for these services is transparent and affordable – please contact us for a quote. You can read more about Trinity Rose Chartered Surveyors’ Block Management Services here.

How much does maintenance planning for a commercial office block cost?

Trinity Rose Chartered Surveyors provides maintenance planning services for a wide range of property blocks with activities tailored to suit the needs of the landlord, owner and tenants. Our costs are dependent on the regularity of the activities, the scale of the site and various other factors – please contact us if you’d like us to quote for your property. You can read more about what our maintenance planning services entail here.

Should I have a defect analysis survey on my commercial building block?

Since the condition of your building has the potential to impact your tenants’ enjoyment and use of the property, we recommend commissioning a professional defect analysis survey as soon as an issue comes to light. We conduct diagnostic surveys and issue defect analysis reports that can alert property owners and landlords to problems so they can take reactive maintenance work without causing inconvenience or interruption to their tenants’ business. Read more about Trinity Rose Chartered Surveyors’ defect analysis services here.

What’s the difference between an employer’s agent and a contract administrator?

An Employer’s Agent acts as a contract administrator on design and build contracts while a contract administrator performs the role in more traditional construction projects. Trinity Rose Chartered Surveyors offers these specialist project services to support our clients embarking on design and build and traditional construction projects. You can find out more about our project services for construction schemes here.


Trinity House, 123 Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, Hampshire SO53 2DR

t: 01962 880426


Trinity House, 123 Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, Hampshire SO53 2DR

t: 01962 888900


Trinity House, 123 Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, Hampshire SO53 2DR

t: 02382 002500

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