RAAC

By RRPaiceCo

RAAC which stands for Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete is making the news at present. In short, it is a lightweight type of concrete that was used from the 1950’s to the 1960’s because it was lighter,…

Building Safety Act 2022

By RRPaiceCo

The Government has now released more details and an update with regard to the Building Safety Act 2022. In this respect, from 1 October 2023 the new Dutyholder Regime has been introduced into the Building Regulations. There…

Court of Appeal Judgement

By RRPaiceCo

Mulalley & Co Ltd v Martlet Homes Ltd Martlet, a Housing Association which owns 5 tower blocks in Gosport (designed and built between 2005 and 2008), sought damages from Mulalley. They claimed the cladding used…

The end of the year and a new start

By RRPaiceCo

We’re coming to the end of another year and although we have weathered the pandemic there have still been significant problems for everyone. Fortunately at RR Paice & Co, even as the economy has faltered…

The Pyramus & Thisbe Society

By RRPaiceCo

The Pyramus & Thisbe Club [as it was originally known] was set up in 1974 by leading party wall surveyors of the time to support and provide greater professionalism with regard to party wall matters.…

Happy New Year

By RRPaiceCo

I’m looking ahead to the New Year with positive optimism. This is because, when I look back, 2021 proved to be a surprisingly good year for RR Paice & Co, despite all the problems and…