­­Dilapidations is the term given to the process of identifying damages or defects to a property that should be rectified by the tenant under the terms of a lease when it comes to an end. These could be in the form of repairs, reinstatement of alterations, redecoration or issues of statutory compliance.

If you’re a landlord, you have the right to make a dilapidations claim you’ll need to submit a carefully considered claim and make a request to have them repaired or ask for payment to cover them. As a tenant, you’ll be responsible for making good any damages, alterations or defects – failure to do so could prove costly.

We’re the experts in dilapidations, lease compliance and, crucially, the negotiations that may ensue. Read on, then contact us to talk about how we can help you avoid any unnecessary pitfalls, costs and stress.

Expert representation and watertight reporting for all dilapidations procedures

It’s in all parties’ interests to keep a commercial property in good condition. Failing to maintain it appropriately, particularly if structural repairs are required or substantial alterations have been made, can prove notoriously expensive for a tenant who has failed to observe their lease obligations and falls foul of dilapidations liability.

That’s why expert advice on dilapidations should be taken at the outset of a commercial property lease transaction. It’s essential that both landlords and tenants understand the importance of compliance with lease obligations when it comes to dilapidations protocols – it could avoid potentially costly and time-consuming breaches and claims during or at the end of the lease.

With a wealth of expertise in commercial leases and building maintenance and construction, Trinity Rose Chartered Surveyors acts for landlords and tenants of commercial properties to manage and negotiate the most favourable dilapidations outcome through a process of lease analysis, property inspection and expert knowledge of dilapidations procedures and precedent case law.

With our experts on side, our clients can be assured that whether putting forward or defending a dilapidations claim or considering a dilapidations position as part of a financial planning exercise or in contemplation of a property transaction, they’re covered for every eventuality.

Contact us if you’d like to know more about how Trinity Rose Chartered Surveyors’ Dilapidations survey services can protect your next commercial lease transaction.

  • Negotiated terms that suit landlords and tenants from the start
  • Help to avoid unexpected dilapidations claims, costs and stress
  • Support for landlord and tenant compliance with pre-action protocol
  • Peace of mind that your negotiations are in safe hands

We offer Commercial Property Dilapidations services in Hampshire and Surrey including Alton, Alresford, Farnham, Chandlers Ford, Bishops Waltham, Park Gate, Southampton, Winchester, Romsey, Lymington, Lyndhurst, Salisbury, Christchurch, Bournemouth, Basingstoke, Portsmouth, Poole, Parkstone, Brockenhurst, Ringwood, Verwood, Fordingbridge, The New Forest and Wimborne and the surrounding areas.

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t: 01962 888900


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

t: 02382 002500

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