The condition survey provides practical information for assessing building stock condition.
The Condition Survey
This is a comprehensive professional condition survey that can be tailored to the clients needs, the condition survey can also be based on the requirements of DfES Condition Assessment or NHS—Estatecode.
Oakleaf's condition surveys are nationally recognised and are used across the country by the public and private sector, reporting:
- Current building condition
- Costs to bring up to standard
- Future planned maintenance costs over a chosen period
- Recommendations, concerns, further action
- Data provided for existing property/facilities management systems and data inputting
- Data for business case building
Data is gathered using hand held electronic gathering tools that provide data consistency between surveyors and have in-built checking and productivity functionality. The tools mirror a standard pro-forma style and are used to record the condition of each element/sub element. A risk assessment is undertaken (as required by NHS condition surveys) which gives a score for Severity and Probability, or Priority Rankings are laid out as per industry standard condition surveys.
Oakleaf are now offering a combined Condition and Statutory Survey package, tailored for Universities and Colleges. Enabling the easy reporting for EMS and eMandate returns. Function Suitability and Space Utilisation studies are also available for Universities and Colleges.
We also provide full budget costs so that you can program any necessary remedial work.Full Summaries also included.
We can include a Risk Assessment so that hazardous areas can be prioritised.
We include rankings for each item requiring remedial action covering: (1) Urgent, (2) Essential, (3) Desirable and (4) Routine Works
Elements covered in the survey are as follows:
1. Physical Structure
2. External Fabric
4. External Works
5. Ground Conditions
6. Internal Fabric
9. Steam Systems
10. Ventilation & AC
11. Water (H & C)
12. Medical Gasses
16. Fixed Plant (Mechanical)
17. Fuel Storage
18. Electrical Installations
21. Data Transmission
23. Fixed Plant (Electrical)
Room Level Surveys
d) Internal Face: Condition
e) Internal Walls: Condition
g) Heat Emitters
h) Fixed Units
All data can be input into all Facilities Management Software packages, we also work with our clients to assess the most suitable format of presenting the results.
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