12 James Cullen has recently been appointed as Head of Building Surveying, a new service and a move that will see George F. White continue to mature as commercial specialists in the Northern regions. Introducing a building surveying service is part of a natural progression for us; we’re consultants for, and are at the forefront of, a vast range of services within land, property and business sectors such as agriculture, planning, residential agency and commercial property, all which require an element of building surveying. James joins us with a wealth of knowledge; he specialises in both commercial and residential consultancy with experience in sectors such as social housing and care homes to residential, industrial and retail property. Speaking about his appointment, James said: “Launching the building surveying service at George F. White represents a fantastic opportunity where building surveying aligns perfectly with the needs of its ever diversifying client base. I’ve always been passionate about building surveying and this role gives me an opportunity to establish a new team. I’m delighted that within the first few months we’ve already established a market presence in Newcastle and the offering has been universally well received, with new work coming in already for private and corporate clients.” Do you require James’ services? ■ Building Surveys and Technical Due Diligence Surveys ■ Dilapidations and Lease Advice Schedules of Condition ■ Party Wall Services ■ Project Works ■ Specific and Specialist Defect Analysis ■ Heritage and Conservation Specialists ■ Fire Risk Assessments ■ Principal Designers Role and Health & Safety ■ Planned Maintenance Surveys ■ Feasibility Studies ■ Access Audits ■ Drone surveys ■ Clerk of Works, Snagging and New Home Inspections ■ EPCS & MEES Compliance “ The Building Surveying service offering represents a fantastic opportunity and aligns perfectly with the needs of our ever diversifying client base TAKING THE NEXT STEP AS COMMERCIAL SPECIALISTS Since acquiring an office in Newcastle, we’ve strengthened our foothold in the North East commercial sector, providing a greater range of services and experts.