Toni Vacher FRICS MFPWS
Toni Vacher Is an experienced Chartered Building Surveyor.
Toni Vacher has over 37 years experience as a Chartered Building Surveyor. Toni spent ten years in local authorities in their building control and architects departments before leaving for private practice.
He was elected to membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in 1981 and became a Fellow in March 1989. He is also a member of the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors.
Toni retired from his busy general surveying practice based in Harrow at the end of 2017 and has set up on his own account practicing offering a range of services to residential and commercial clients.
The services offered by Toni includes
My day-to-day involvement in the design, specification and pre/post contract administration of residential and commercial building projects provides me with an extensive and up-to-date knowledge of building construction.
I advise owners on the Party Wall etc. Act, undertake measured surveys and prepare plans for construction projects, manage building projects for clients, prepare reports on a range of building and property related matters and act as individual and joint expert witness on building matters.
An introduction to building surveying
Building surveyors are involved in the design, construction and management of real estate assets.
You may have engaged a building surveyor when you arranged to have a property surveyed for an extension to your home or with a view to purchasing a property.
The work of a building surveyor
Areas of expertise building surveyors can provide include analysis of building defects, building regulations, construction contracts, architectural design, party wall matters, health and safety contract administration and project management.
Building surveyors are often called upon to manage insurance claims or act as expert witness in disputes involving building and construction matters.
RICS and building surveying
RICS is a professional body for chartered surveyors, which includes chartered building surveyors. RICS sets standards and guidance for surveyors and provides training and continuing professional development opportunities for their members to comply with changing standards and legislation.