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What we do

PURPOSE-DRIVEN We have defined the purpose of our business and everyone at Baily Garner understands that the reason we do what we do is to positively impact people’s lives. That…

Projects

Explore our recent projects to see how we combine creative flair with cutting edge technology. Our interdisciplinary approach enables us to overcome challenges and deliver value for money….

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Services & sectors

Our skilled interdisciplinary team offers a comprehensive range of construction consultancy services across a wide range of sectors: housing, education, health, care, blue light, commercial, and regeneration and mixed use….

Publications

Explore our publications for in-depth information about our expertise across different sectors, our past projects and our commitment to sustainability….

Andy Tookey

With over 30 years’ experience of working within the construction industry, Andy is a chartered surveyor, qualified project manager, value manager and asset manager. His experience has ranged from planned…

Townley Grammar School

The new two-storey extension at Townley Grammar School is integrated into the existing 1930s building. It provides modern dining facilities and improved disabled access to the ground floor, with ICT…

Homerton Hospital

We have delivered consultancy services to Homerton University Hospital under a framework agreement for their capital works programme. Projects have included: boiler plant renewal, theatre upgrades, ward refurbishments, an endoscopy…

Gresham House

The project involved the demolition and replacement of an existing care home with a new development of 18 homes for older people, designed along the lines of the recommendations within…

Lincoln’s Inn

Over the last few years we have worked closely with the estates department of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn to successfully deliver cyclical repairs and decoration works. The estate…

More West

This award-winning development, situated next to a TfL viaduct and 20-storey tower block, provides 112 new homes, a retail unit and a community centre for Peabody. The high quality scheme…

Architecture

We believe passionately in the importance of good design and the role it can play in transforming people’s lives. Successful architecture offers delight, comfort and safety – and it makes…

Park Rise

Redevelopment of the former Lance Way Estate in High Wycombe, replacing 142 outdated flats with 164 new mixed tenure homes….

Responsible business

Investing in local communities How do we make sure we are a responsible business? Working with communities is a large part of what we do, and we’re proud of the…

Building services engineering

Our building services engineers deliver all mechanical, electrical and public health requirements from the pre-planning stage through to occupancy across all sectors, delivered to suit the agreed procurement strategy. Our…

Building surveying

Baily Garner is built on surveying – it’s one of the first services we offered 40 years ago and we’re still an industry leader. Our specialists analyse building defects and…

Project management

Getting the right combination of construction professionals working on your project is essential. A strong, cohesive and collaborative team can help you innovate, reduce waste, increase value for money and…

Cost consultancy

We have a team of quantity surveyors who understand market trends and economic factors, embrace digital technology and provide straight financial advice to ensure the success of your project. We…

Care

We design high quality living spaces that are life-enhancing and therapeutic, as well as safe and secure. In both residential and day care settings, our integrated teams help build new…

Health

We’re highly experienced at managing complex health projects. We know success depends on a deep understanding of the needs of staff and patients, so we facilitate close collaboration between all…

Education

We have over 20 years’ experience in providing long term, multi-disciplinary services in the education sector. Having developed strong long-term relationships with several Local Authorities and Academy Trusts, we work…

Commercial

We have been involved in a variety of commercial instructions over the past 20 years, with clients including AXA REIM, Aviva Investors, AFH Wealth Management, Shawbrook Bank, Legal & General,…

South Kilburn Estate

This award-winning regeneration scheme is located close to Kilburn Park underground station. It is an early phase of the two-hectare masterplan prepared for South Kilburn Estate that will eventually see…

Neil Hope

Neil is a chartered quantity surveyor, qualified value analyst and project manager, with expertise in large-scale regeneration projects, high profile section 106 developments and acting as independent certifier on behalf…

Stuart Wigley

Stuart has over 25 years’ experience as a chartered quantity surveyor working in the housing, education, health and care sectors. He has broad design experience on large collaborative projects, particularly…

Bradley Webster

Bradley initially joined Baily Garner on a year out placement as an Assistant Building Surveyor in 2005 and then continued his studies as one of our sponsored students. After returning…

More West

An award-winning housing scheme on the edge of Silchester Estate, including retail space, a community hub and a communal garden….

Spring at Stonebridge Park

Spring at Stonebridge Park is the latest phase to be completed on this award-winning estate regeneration project in Harlesden. It provides 117 new homes and includes the opening up of…

36-38 Navarino Road

Located within a conservation area, this sensitive redevelopment of a challenging site in Hackney provides 31 high quality new almshouses. The design maximises the capacity on this constricted site while…

Marlborough House

Following a major fire, Baily Garner was appointed by Hyde Group for the sensitive reinstatement of this six-storey block. The building comprised 40 self-contained extra care flats, two medical practices,…

Coopers School

Baily Garner has been working with Coopers School over a number of years. We have helped them deliver new and refurbished facilities across their campus, which is located in the…

Moreland Primary School

The project involved developing a new two-form entry primary school on the original Moreland Primary School site. The facilities were designed to provide capacity for 420 pupils plus a 52-place…

The Green Man

The Green Man is a community building for south Lewisham. A complex new build project, it provides a community café, training kitchen, credit union branch and office space for Phoenix…

Tim Bush

Tim has over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry, having joined Baily Garner as a trainee and working part-time whilst studying to gain his degree. In 1996, he was…

Andrew Little

Andrew has been at Baily Garner since 2003. Starting out as a graduate, he has worked his way up through the business and was promoted to associate partner in 2012,…

Michelle Minogue

As a chartered architect with over 20 years’ experience in leading and delivering projects, Michelle is passionate about achieving creative and robust design solutions. She believes in building strong working…

David Anker

David joined Baily Garner in 2006 as a graduate building surveyor from the University of Westminster. He initially worked as a building surveyor on both refurbishment and new build development….

Marie Carpenter

Marie started her career at Baily Garner in 1994 as a reprographics assistant providing project support to all areas of the Practice. She completed a part-time building surveying degree supported…

Joe Jackson

Joe is the commercial sector lead at Baily Garner and has worked with clients such as Aviva, DPD UK, L&G and several investment banks. He is an experienced building surveyor…

Rob Ireland

As a chartered building surveyor and qualified asset manager, Rob has developed a strong interest in enhancing building performance and improving the built environment as a place to live. Rob…

Decarbonisation and Energy

We offer expert environmental consultancy for buildings from RIBA Stage 1 to 7. This extends from Pre-planning Energy & Sustainability statements, Part L compliance (SAP & SBEM), wellbeing & comfort…

Independent certifier

We provide true and robust independent contract administration across a range of areas, from town regenerations to large-scale private residential, education, hotel and leisure and commercial projects. Our interdisciplinary approach…

Professional services

Our interdisciplinary make-up means we are able to offer a wide range of professional services. Because of our expertise, we have become the first choice for building pathology, due diligence…

Quality control inspectors

Quality is central to our business plan and our ethos as an organisation. Our focus has always been on delighting our customers by achieving quality outcomes and we are committed…

Residential

Our integrated one-stop shop structure has helped us manage the most complex housing projects from master plan to completion. Because we understand how local authorities, government agencies and other funders…

Regeneration & mixed use

From estate to town centre regeneration, we have the people, expertise and experience to assist you in delivering high quality improvements to entire neighbourhoods. We work with all clients to…

Blue light

Our vision is to create facilities and workplaces that allow a modern, joined-up approach for our emergency services, nationwide. Stressful jobs should be carried out in supportive environments, and this…

Balmoral Gardens

This new healthy living centre in Gillingham provides high quality and flexible treatment spaces in a compact, cost effective and energy efficient package. It brings together three GP practices, a…

Newton Abbot Hospital

This state of the art community hospital offers modern replacement healthcare facilities to Newton Abbot and surrounding districts. The 7,500m² building provides 60 stroke and primary care beds, a rehabilitation…

Sydenham Satellite Renal Unit

This project consisted of the conversion of an existing light industrial building into a satellite renal dialysis unit, providing comprehensive care and a friendly and supportive environment for patients with…

Futures House

This community project for Marsh Farm in Luton, provides facilities and services including healthcare accommodation, a business enterprise hub, retail outlets and an indoor playground. This project is a key…

Keir Hardie Primary School

The project involved constructing a new two form entry primary school and nursery in Newham, providing high quality teaching facilities for 480 children as part of a Section 106 agreement….

Bilton School sports hall

This project has involved the demolition of an ageing sports hall and construction of a replacement building including a dance studio, weights room, gymnasium and changing facilities. The new sports…

Two new Islington schools

This project involved the demolition of an existing educational facility and delivery of two new schools: the New River College Primary Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) and the Bridge Integrated Learning…

Hounslow Town Primary School

The project involves building a new five form entry primary school just off the High Street in Hounslow and directly under the Heathrow flight path. Construction is taking place while…

8 Waldegrave Road

The project involved transforming a brownfield site into a bespoke new headquarters for Richmond Housing Partnership in Teddington. The brief was to provide a modern office to a high West…

Doncasters HQ and factory

The design of a new headquarters building and substantial expansion of an existing factory for Doncasters in Droitwich. The project will provide 1540sqm of office space and an additional 12,500sqm…

The Portman Estate

Over the last seven years, we have worked closely with The Portman Estate to successfully deliver cyclical repairs and decoration works to their portfolio of elegant historic buildings in the…

OCC Hindlip Park

The new Operational Communications Centre (OCC) at Hindlip Park, Worcestershire, will act as the communications hub for multi-agency work, as well as being the main communications centre for the 999…

Addlestone town centre

This major town centre mixed use development – including retail, hotel, cinema and flats – will regenerate the centre of Addlestone….

Ebury Bridge Centre

The project involves the erection of a mixed-use development comprising the Sir Simon Milton Westminster University Technical College and an 11-storey residential building containing 47 apartments (class C3)….

Aldgate Place

Located a stone’s throw from the City of London, Aldgate Place incorporates residential, hotel, office and commercial space opposite Aldgate East Station and the Whitechapel conservation area. Baily Garner has…

Wembley Park Gate

Wembley Park Gate is a large residential development located next to Wembley Stadium’s landmark arch on Olympic Way – in the heart of one of the UK’s largest regeneration projects….

Upton Village

To celebrate its 150th anniversary, Peabody held a design competition for the redevelopment of the former Plaistow Hospital site. Baily Garner assisted with this process and helped successfully deliver this…

Balfron Tower

A joint venture company has been formed to refurbish Balfron Tower, a 1960s brutalist Grade II listed building located in Tower Hamlets in East London. The 27-storey tower, designed by…

Oaks Court

This project involved the demolition of an existing care home in Morden and replacement with a new development of 51 homes for older people, designed along the lines of the…

Windmill Court

The project involved the replacement of two community centres in Chingford with 44 extra care apartments in the grounds of a Grade II listed historic building. It was designed to…

Opportunities for Graduates

Have you completed your Architecture, Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying or Mechanical and Electrical degree and are now looking for an opportunity to put your learning into practice? Or are you…

Year out opportunities

Are you a student looking for a 2021 industry placement in construction? We have opportunities in the following areas: architecture, building surveying, quantity surveying, building services engineering. You’ll be an…

One Manor Road

A flagship mixed tenure scheme combining a new build development with part-refurbishment of an existing convent in Brighton….

Upton Village

Redevelopment of the former Plaistow Hospital, providing 168 new flats and houses, and sensitively refurbishing five Victorian buildings….

South Kilburn

Part of a regeneration scheme delivering 208 high quality mixed tenure homes for rent and private sale across three sites….

Awards Archives

Our work is frequently recognised for excellence by the design and construction industry. In the last ten years, we’ve been part of more than 25 award-winning projects. Here are some…

Spring at Stonebridge Park

An award-winning estate regeneration project in Harlesden, providing 117 new homes and a central shared garden….

Friese Green House

A new development providing 35 affordable rent units, including four accessible homes, a doctor’s surgery, shops and a pharmacy….

Weston Lane

Demolition and redevelopment of a shopping precinct to provide 70 homes, a library, and commercial and retail space….

Windmill Court

Replacement of two community centres in Chingford with 44 extra care apartments in the grounds of a Grade II-listed building….

Hitchin Square

A new development in Bow, East London, consisting of six affordable rent homes, as well as landscaping works to the square….

Vaudeville Court

A project to transform rundown garages, a disused substation and a car park into a modern terrace of 13 dwellings….

Blakes Hill

A development of six affordable homes in Littleton, Evesham, incorporating features to maximise natural sunlight and sustainability….

Kensington Street

This recently completed scheme provides 12 much needed affordable homes across three infill sites in the heart of Brighton’s city centre. The project forms part of Brighton and Hove City…

Claudian Way

A key strategic development for Thurrock Council, this project will provide 53 homes arranged around a new focal point for Chadwell St Mary. A mixture of unit sizes is proposed…

Marlowe House

Full refurbishment works to provide a dojo, bleep test track, and a fitness area, as well as shower and changing facilities for the Metropolitan Police fitness training facility based in…

EMAIL – THE LEGAL STUFF

Received an email in error? If you’ve received this email when you shouldn’t have, please notify the sender using the ‘reply’ function and delete the email, as the contents and/or…

Mark Ellis

Mark Ellis is an experienced employer’s agent and associate partner with more than 15 years’ experience in working across a variety of new build housing, care and, more recently, new…

Privacy Statement

  Our commitment to you:   Baily Garner understands that everyone’s privacy is important and care about how personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of everyone…

Rob Tyler

Rob joined Baily Garner as a school leaver in 2010 and has developed a broad range of skills and qualities through a supported and structured training programme. Now a chartered…

ISO 9001 Audit Success

We are committed to maintaining our Quality Management accreditation and were delighted to receive confirmation, following a recent audit, that Baily Garner’s quality management systems continue to meet the required…

Os Kamil

Os joined Baily Garner in 2014 with 16 years’ experience as an employer’s agent in social housing and the residential sector. He now applies these skills and experience to a…

We’re Cyber Essential Plus Accredited

After taking significant steps towards protecting our online systems to achieve Cyber Essential accreditation earlier this year, following a recent audit we are delighted that we have now successfully completed…

Our people

We’re proud of our people. From the most senior equity partners to trainees just starting out, our team combines drive and professionalism with a commitment to excellence in everything we…

Dan Bridgewater

Dan is an architect based in our Birmingham office and is head of the multi-disciplinary group which provides all our services to clients across the Midlands. Since joining the practice…

Hounslow Civic Centre

Baily Garner acted as Independent Certifier for Linkcity on the new £60 million Hounslow Civic Centre, which forms part of a larger £410m development providing 919 new homes….

Kensington Street

A proposal to provide 12 affordable units across three infill sites, forms part of Brighton and Hove City Council’s New Homes for Neighbourhood Estate Regeneration Programme….

Scarman House, University of Warwick

Scarman, the hub of a leading conference venue in Coventry and Warwickshire has undergone a major refurbishment to enhance visitors’ experiences including internal refurbishment of the Lounge along with upgrading…

The Canal House

Baily Garner completed a Technical Due Diligence Building Survey of this high end pub/restaurant property located within the Central Leisure District of Birmingham….

Tufnell Park Primary School

Planning was granted for a new 3 form entry school with external play area and multi-use games area. The development was phased to enable the existing school to remain open…

Westfield Block K

Baily Garner were appointed by a G15 Housing Association in 2015 to assist in negotiations for a Lease and Construction Agreement to procure 89 Affordable Rent flats from Westfield, forming…

Egham Leisure Centre

Baily Garner acted as Independent Certifier for this new state of the art leisure centre in Egham, Surrey. The new leisure centre is a joint venture between Runnymede Borough Council…

Ivy Hall

Ivy Hall is a £6 million scheme involving re-provision of a new local community centre, together with 23 additional social housing units on the Ivy Hall car park site….

Consultant Thought Leadership Group

Baily Garner are proud to be members of the Consultant Thought Leadership Group, a group of Chartered Surveyors, Employers Agents and Project Managers that have got together to help drive…

Peterhead Court

Peterhead Court formed part of the second phase of regeneration of the Golf Links Estate in Southall. Baily Garner successfully won the second phase Employer’s Agent role after the completion…

Beech Walk

This scheme offers Independent living in self-contained accommodation, consisting of 5 no 2-3 storey blocks of 39 residential units. The aim is to enable people to live independently within their…

Seymour Buildings

In late 2016 Baily Garner LLP were approached to provide consultancy services in respect to undertaking major works to Seymour Building, both to the external fabric itself and also relating…

Three New Chartered Building Surveyors

Well done to our three new Chartered Building Surveyors from our Head Office. Jack Plummer, Max Skeet and George Gardner who all passed their APC exams and as of last…

Opening of our Eltham and Birmingham Offices

After the successful re-opening of our Head office in Eltham earlier in the summer, a small number of staff have now also returned to office working in our Birmingham office,…

Our Fire Safety Bulletin

Fire safety on construction projects has probably never had a greater profile so our latest Fire Safety Bulletin, showing the impacts of recent legislation on the construction industry as well…

Success at the LABC London Awards

Northdown Gardens won in the category of Best Individual New Home at the LABC London Awards. Congratulations to the entire project team for all of their hard work. BG provided…

Broadway Fire Station

Broadway Fire Station is located within the Cotswold village of Broadway, approximately 30 kilometers from Worcester, and is within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. HWFRS and PPL approached…

Northdown Gardens

Baily Garner worked alongside Aspen Build (East Anglia) Ltd, Stanley Bragg Architects and the London Borough of Redbridge to provide Northdown Gardens….

Our Office to Residential Bulletin

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the economy, businesses are changing the way they operate with increased home working. This has caused both owners and tenants…

Procure Partnerships Framework

We are proud to announce that Baily Garner has been appointed to the Procure Partnerships Framework Professional Services Agreement, which runs from 2020-2024. Through this framework we can support our…

Andrew Little promoted to Equity Partner

We are pleased to announce that Andrew Little has been promoted to Equity Partner. Andrew has been at Baily Garner for 17 years, having joined the practice in 2003. Starting…

Our Newest Associate Partner

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Ben Nixon to Associate Partner on 1st November 2020. Ben joined Baily Garner in February 2019 and since then he has become…

Ben Nixon

Ben joined Baily Garner in February 2019 and since then he has become a chartered building surveyor (MRICS) and chartered construction manager (MCIOB). Throughout his career, he has built up…

Lockdown 2 offices update

Following the announcement of a second lockdown in England starting from Thursday 5th November, we will be ensuring we work within the current Government guidelines. From Thursday, our offices will…

HOMES 2020 sponsorship

We are pleased to once again be involved with the HOMES 2020 conference as registration sponsors. This year the conference is running as a virtual event and takes place over…

What our clients say

One of our core objectives is to ensure excellent experience for our clients, so we regularly ask them for feedback to help us improve. Here are some of the things…

Frameworks

We are on a number of frameworks that you can use to appoint us to your projects….

Approved Document B (Fire Safety) Amendment

On Thursday 26th November 2020, an amendment was made to Approved Document B (Fire Safety) (ADB) such that the height threshold for provision of sprinklers is no longer triggered at…

Quality Summit 2020

Friday 27th November was the third annual Baily Garner Technical Quality Summit and this year, for the first time, it was hosted virtually. The day included updates from our Quality…

BIM and existing buildings: time to rethink?

The tendency to believe that BIM is the sole preserve of new-build construction overlooks the advantages it can have for the management and refurbishment of existing buildings. Partner, Rob Ireland,…

The end of gas?

As part of our involvement with this year’s HOMES UK conference, Partners John Milner and Ian Maun spoke at a session about the proposed future ban on gas boilers in…

Christmas Charity Donation

We know that 2020 has been a difficult year for many people, so this year we will be donating the £15,000 that we would usually spend on a Christmas drinks…

COVID-19 – an opportunity for change

In March 2020, along with the rest of the world, the UK Construction industry was disrupted in a way that none of us had experienced before by the coronavirus pandemic….

Two partners join SEC research groups

Two of our partners, Andrew Little and Rob Ireland, have joined sector research groups set up by South East Consortium (SEC). The SEC has set up the groups as a…

Metropolitan Police Station Refurbishments

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is in the process of transforming its estate, developing retained buildings to provide facilities fit to support a modern police service. The works involve adapting…

Custody Suite Inspections

We were appointed by Place Partnership to carry out quarterly and annual inspections of the custody suites across seven West Mercia and Warwickshire police forces. These inspections considered the condition…

Tops Club

This new build scheme of a four storey residential block in Grays, Essex…

Kensington Street

A proposal to provide 12 affordable units across three infill sites, forms part of Brighton and Hove City Council’s New Homes for Neighbourhood Estate Regeneration Programme….

Vacancies

  Latest Opportunities   There are many ways you can start a career with Baily Garner. We offer excellent benefits and career development to existing professionals as well graduate and…

Keith Exford

Keith has over 40 years of housing and property experience, reflecting management and director roles across the sector, including until 2018 as CEO of the largest housing association in Europe,…

Karen Crowley interviewed by PA Life

Karen Crowley, PA To Managing Partner Andy Tookey, has been interviewed by PA Life. The interview follows her nomination for the PA Life Club Member of the Year at their…

Four more years on SEC Framework

We are very happy to announce that we have been successfully appointed to the SEC framework which runs for the next four years. We will be providing our services under…

National Apprenticeship Week – Dylan

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2021, we’re introducing some of our current apprentices. Dylan Sharma is a Trainee Quantity Surveyor in our Birmingham office and is studying for a BSc…

National Apprenticeship Week – Ben

Ben Brewster is an Apprentice Project Manager in our Eltham office and is currently studying for a degree in Quantity Surveying at London Southbank University. This is what he had…

National Apprenticeship Week – Jai

The third of our interviews with our current apprentices this week is with Jai Ghai. Jai is a Trainee Building Surveyor in our Birmingham office and is working towards a…

National Apprenticeship Week – Rory

Continuing to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, we interviewed Rory Gibson, an Apprentice Building Surveyor in our Eltham Head office, about his time at Baily Garner so far. What attracted you…

National Apprenticeship Week – Sarb

Sarb Atwal is a Trainee Architectural Assistant in our Birmingham office, who is also studying for a BA Architecture at Birmingham City University. Here is what he had to say…

Andy Tookey article in Inside Housing

Managing Partner Andy Tookey has written an article for Inside Housing titled ‘Difficulties obtaining PI insurance must be addressed if we are to fix the building safety crisis’. Inside Housing…

Baily Garner Launches ‘The Confidence Challenge’

We are pleased to launch a new personal development programme at Baily Garner, which aims to support and promote women in the construction workplace. The ‘Confidence Challenge’ programme will complement…

Policy Documents

Anti-Slavery policy Corporate Social Responsibility policy Environmental policy Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity policy Covid-19 return to the office safely risk assessments Carbon Reduction Plans View our policy documents by clicking…

Padnall Lake

Padnall Lake involves the development of open space and an existing lake between the A12 and Marks Gate estate in Romford to provide 260 new homes. A high quality landscaped…

Sponsor of the Housing Forum’s Councils Network

We have agreed to sponsor the Housing Forum’s Councils Network, which is dedicated to building development expertise in councils. In the last year, membership of the network has increased by…

Kensington Fire Station

The Grade II Listed Kensington Fire Station was purpose built in 1904. Works to refurbish the Edwardian baroque style building needed to respect its rich heritage and create a space…

Wembley Fire Station

The original Grade II Listed fire station building was converted to office accommodation in the 1980s, with the operational fire station moved to the rear office building….

Worcester Police Station

We were involved with this project to reorganise an existing four storey police station from inception. The project aimed to increase office workspace capacity and allow co-location of probation services…

We are IHDA 2021 Finalists!

Two of our projects have been shortlisted at the Inside Housing Development Awards 2021. Blackfriars, Battle has been shortlisted in the category of Best development (suburban and rural). Our team…

Laura O’Donovan

Laura is a chartered building surveyor with 17 years’ experience in construction consultancy practice. She currently manages the housing compliance team in our building surveying group. Throughout her career Laura…

Grosvenor House Office Refurbishment

Following the merging of two companies we provided professional services to fit out Optivo’s new 40,000sqft head office on Croydon High Street. Optivo’s main drivers were quality, programme/phasing and budget….

Metropolitan Police – Stable Refurbishments

Baily Garner was commissioned to provide full disciplined services, including CDM, Designer and Contract Administrator, for the full refurbishment of a Metropolitan Police stables and office facilities….

Celebrating five promotions on 1st May

We are pleased to announce five promotions within the partnership, effective from the 1st May 2021. Dan Bridgewater and David Anker are being promoted to Non-Equity Partner. Dan is the…

Best Companies Live

Friday 21st May was the Best Companies Live event which saw an awards ceremony for businesses across the UK who are exceptional to work for. At 10:00am we found out…

What the End of Gas Means for Heating

Partner John Milner has written an article for the latest edition of the RICS Built Environment Journal on the end of gas heating in our homes. The article discusses the…

Blue Light Estates Development Conference

We are sponsoring the Built Environment Networking Blue Light Estates Development Conference which will be taking place on 23 June 2021. Partner Rob Ireland will be chairing Session Three: Blue…

Met Police project highly commended at awards

The stable refurbishment project at Great Scotland Yard that we completed for the Metropolitan Police Service has been Highly Commended at the National Police Estates Group (NPEG) awards for construction…

Get Ready for Work Webinar – July 21

Partners Bradley Webster and Neil Hope will be providing expert advice and leading three sessions in the ‘Get Ready for Work’ webinar led by our client Network Homes. This one…

Eight staff pass qualifications

Congratulations to eight of our staff for achieving passes in their respective qualifications in June and July 2021. Five of our building surveyors across both of our offices have passed…

Winner – Skills & Training Scheme of the Year

We’re delighted to have been awarded the Skills & Training Scheme of the Year award at the Insider’s Midlands Residential Property Awards, which took place on Thursday 22 July 2021…

Join us at Housing 2021

Two of our partners will be speaking at this year’s Housing 2021 conference in Manchester. This year, the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference takes place from 7th – 9th…

Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation retained

We have successfully retained our Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation as of 27 July 2021. This is the first time we have been re-assessed since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic…

Education Estates 2021

We will be exhibiting at the Education Estates conference at Manchester Central from 12-13th October 2021. Our education sector specialists will be available on our stand (F14) to discuss how…

Finalists at the Building Awards 2021

We have been nominated for a Building Award in the category of Consultant of the Year (more than 100 staff). We are delighted to be finalists among the other nominees:…

Nominated for Project of the Year – Schools

Our Tufnell Park Primary School project has been nominated for ‘Project of the Year – Schools‘ at the Education Estates Awards. Baily Garner provided Employer’s Agent, Cost Consultancy and Quality…

Raising Quality Standards and Awareness

Two important publications to reinforce the industry’s drive towards raising quality standards and awareness Consistency of standards is essential to allow the meaningful comparison of different products. Therefore, we welcome…

Appointed to Fusion21 Consultants Framework

We’ve been appointed to the Fusion21 national Consultants Framework following a highly competitive tender process – worth up to £120m over a four-year period. You can find information about the…

We’re building Firm Foundations

Led by the Mayor’s Fund for London, Firm Foundations is a brand-new campaign which aims to create a stronger and more inclusive industry where young Londoners from all backgrounds feel…

Join us at the SEC conference

We’re delighted to be exhibiting and presenting at this year’s South East Consortium (SEC) annual conference on Wednesday 10 November 2021. The day will focus on exploring challenges, opportunities and…

Join us at HOMES UK

After a virtual event last year, HOMES UK is returning to ExCel London from Tuesday 23 to Wednesday 24 November 2021. , Not only are we sponsoring the event, but…

Matt Hornsby

Matt is a chartered surveyor and project manager and has worked on a variety of residential and regeneration projects, ranging from large-scale refurbishment to new build developments. He leads the…

Blackfriars

A proposal to provide 140 homes by Rother District Council on a large residential development on a site in Battle, known as Blackfriars….

We’re an Approved Partner of ISBL

This month, we became an Approved Partner of the Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL). The Approved Partner programme is designed to help schools with important procurement decisions. Companies applying…

Support for those in need this Christmas

We couldn’t get everyone together for a Baily Garner Christmas celebration this year, but we were able to turn a negative into a positive by supporting two worthy causes. 2021…

Expanding our quality and retrofit capabilities

We are now a TrustMark registered business and a member of the National Centre of Excellence for Retrofit. As a forward-thinking, environmentally friendly practice, we are continuously working to prioritise…

Goodbye 2021!

It has been an eventful year at Baily Garner. We have been working hard to make sure we are always building success and delivering quality. Here is a snapshot of…

Appointed to LHC’s MDC1 framework

We have been appointed to LHC’s multi-disciplinary consultancy services framework (MDC1) following a highly competitive tender process. MDC1 is available to public sector organisations across two LHC divisions: CPC –…

Understanding your estate

Rob Tyler, Partner and Education Sector Lead discusses the importance of condition surveys and how they can help in developing estate strategies, in the Spring 2022 ISBL publication of The…

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2022

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2022, we’re catching up with some of our current apprentices. First up is Jai Ghai who spoke to us last year. Let’s see how he’s…

Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) successes

The APC makes sure candidates are competent and meet the highest standards of professionalism needed to become a chartered surveyor. These combine a mix of technical and professional practice, interpersonal,…

Appointed to EPH framework

We have been appointed to the Essex Procurement Hub (EPH) construction consultancy framework. EPH let and manage a number of simple and easy to use national framework agreements that can…

We are a RIBA Architecture Ambassador!

We are delighted to announce that we are a RIBA Architecture Ambassador. About the initiative The RIBA Architecture Ambassador initiative partners architecture professionals with teachers to design and deliver creative…

Our work with the South East Consortium

As part of their mission to influence solutions for the sector’s future, SEC launched its first programme of research projects back in October 2020. As part of their mission to…

Will Gregory

Will’s journey with Baily Garner began in 2015 when he joined the business as a trainee building surveyor. Since then Will has progressed to be a chartered building surveyor and…

Why industry cannot afford to ignore ESG

With growing concern worldwide about the ethics of organisations, there is increasing interest from companies, investors and other stakeholders in environmental, social and governance criteria. In a recent article for…

Coming soon…Baily Garner Sustainability Week!

From Monday 13 to Friday 17 June, we will be holding our very first Sustainability Week. Throughout the week, we’ll be sharing our construction sector sustainability knowledge via our website,…

Our new associate partners

We are pleased to announce the promotion of two new associates joining the partnership. From 1 May 2022, Anil Chandla and Will Gregory will be Associate Partners.      …

Energiesprong

As poorly performing assets, future options included disposal, new build, refurbishment and deep retrofit under SHP’s aim of providing residents with warmer, healthier, and more affordable homes whilst aiding their…

Insider Midlands Residential Property Awards 2022

We are excited to announce that we have been shortlisted at the Insider Midlands Residential Property Awards for 2022. Our T Levels placement collaboration with BAM Construction Midlands has been…

Raven Housing Trust – SHDF retrofit programme

We were approached by Raven Housing Trust in spring/ summer 2021 to produce a full design and specification for Raven’s initial tranche of applications to Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund….

ECO 6 and Browning Avenue retrofit

We were appointed as employer’s agent and to undertake due diligence and design review on a post-contract award for two retrofit projects in the London Borough of Sutton for Sutton…

It’s day one of our first ever Sustainability Week!

We’re excited to be dedicating this week to sharing our construction sector sustainability knowledge via our website, social media, and webinars. We’ll provide practical insights to help you achieve sustainability…

Reaching net zero by strategic asset management

Decarbonising UK social housing stock at the speed required to achieve net zero will only be possible with coherent strategies that engage occupants and planning departments fully from the start….

Join our Sustainability Week webinars

It’s not too late for you to register and join us today for two free webinars. 9am to 10am – Part L – what’s new? A summary of the upcoming…

PAS 2035 explained

Flummoxed by PAS 2035 and how it affects your business? Read our handy guide to bring you up to speed. What is PAS 2035? Simply put, PAS 2035 is a…

Project focus: Clarion Housing Group

Commissioned by Clarion Housing Group on two tranches of their trailblazing Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) retrofit programme. We were brought on board to provide project management and PAS 2035…

Our updated practical toolkit towards net zero

Our practical toolkit outlines what needs to be considered to achieve net zero in new build homes. Initially launched in 2021, it has been updated to include new archetypes, multi-residential…

Join us at Housing 2022

The Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference takes place from 28 to 30 June at Manchester Central. The three-day event is the biggest meeting place for the whole housing sector,…

Building Safety Bulletin – June 2022

Two years on from our initial fire safety bulletin, Andrew Little has written an update on the latest developments. The bulletin (available here) walks you through the impacts of the…

Our updated retrofit toolkit

Following the update to our Future Homes Standard toolkit last week, we have now released an updated version of our toolkit for retrofitting existing homes. Initially launched in 2021, the…

What you need to know about PAS 9980

This article originally published by the RICS Built Environment Journal, details everything you need to know about PAS 9980. You can read the full article by Laura O’Donovan below:  …

Careers old

WORK FOR US We offer a friendly, vibrant and inspiring work environment where people are encouraged to share their skills and expertise. Despite our size, we still have the energy…

Stevie Dennis

Stevie is a Senior Sustainability Consultant at Baily Garner, based in the Eltham office. He has over 10 years of experience, having worked in sustainability since 2011. With an architectural…

Monkscroft Villas

We acted as employer’s agent and quality control inspector for the demolition of a high-rise building and development of new build housing. This included the construction of a large apartment…

Notting Hill P&R Programme

We were appointed to provide building surveying services and perform contract administration for the purchase and repair (P&R) of circa 200 properties (to date) with an average value of £45,000….

John Hampden Grammar School

We provided project management services pre and post contract for the design and construction of a new three-storey teaching block comprising 15 teaching spaces….

Irene House

We provided consultancy services across multiple disciplines for this scheme to convert an existing government office building to provide 84 new residential units in a sought after area. We were…

Finalists at the Building Awards 2022

We have been nominated for a Building Award in the category of Consultant of the Year (more than 100 staff) for the second year in a row. We are delighted…

Trellick Tower

Designed by Erno Goldfinger and built in 1972, Trellick Tower gained Grade II Listing in 1998 and, as one of the Capital’s most iconic high rise buildings, has provided the…

Whitnash Community Hub

In September 2017, we were appointed as architects and building services engineers for RIBA stages 0 to 7 on the development of a new build community hub to be jointly…

Keeper’s Cottage

We were employed as project managers for the refurbishment of a 15th century Grade II listed cottage, including external repairs and internal refurbishment….

Southam Primary School – Nursery Block

Stowe Valley Multi Academy Trust wanted to construct a standalone building on the Southam Primary School site as a new facility for their pre-school children. We were appointed as architects…

Civitas Asset Management Services

We are proud to be a partner of Civitas, working nationally to provide asset management and consultancy services across their national property portfolio. Working closely with the Investment Management Team,…

Join us at HOMES UK 2022

Come and see us at HOMES UK this November. Not only are we sponsoring the event, but we also have guest speakers at two sessions. Thursday 24 November, 09.45am –…

Saxon Weald Office Fit Out

We acted as employer’s agent, project manager and cost consultant for this Cat B fitout to Saxon Weald’s three-storey office building in Horsham. Our building services engineering team also provided…

Compton House

We provided employer’s agent and quantity surveying services for the CAT B fit out of 10,053ft2 of office space on the second floor of Compton House, Guildford. The office was…

Monson House

We provided employer’s agent, cost consultancy and building services engineering services for the Cat B fitout of Monson House, a two-storey office building in the centre of Tonbridge Wells. The…

Retrofit Delivery Planning

Planning and preparation are key to any retrofit programme, this article is the first in a series discussing a range of different topics ranging from retrofit to air tightness testing….

Sonny Cook

Sonny joined Baily Garner in October 2018 and since then he has become a chartered building surveyor (MRICS) and chartered construction manager (MCIOB). Throughout his career, Sonny has worked predominantly…

Retrofitting Non-traditional Properties

It’s estimated that some 1.5 million houses were built using non-traditional (non-trad) materials and methods of construction between the 1940s and the 1970s. Matthew Allcock discusses the key considerations of…

Contract Management For Retrofit Projects

Ben Lambon-Ralph, Chartered Building Surveyor and qualified Project Manager, discusses the contract options available, the importance of the contract, and creating a retrofit procurement strategy. In Contract Management for retrofit,…

Air Tightness Testing

Air tightness is a key consideration when retrofitting a property. Listen to Ben on how we can use it to Air Tightness Testing by Ben Nixon, Associate Partner and PAS…

Dittons Road

We were commissioned to provide design development following the accepted principle of the development attained under an Outline Planning Permission. The review of the original scheme resulted in a new…

Tops Club

This project comprised the demolition of a social club and erection of new one and two bedroom accommodation with associated landscaping. As well as the residential units, a housing office…

Underfloor Insulation

In the last of our series of articles we hear from Associate Partner Will Gregory. This document covers everything you need to know on underfloor insulation, how it impacts your…

Our T&T Articles

Here you can find all of our recent articles on: Underfloor insulation Air Tightness Testing Contract Management For Retrofit Projects Retrofitting Non-traditional Properties Retrofit Delivery Planning…

Matt’s IEMA affiliate membership

Congratulations to our own Matthew Allcock who has joined the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA). This is a key milestone on Matt’s journey to becoming a chartered environmentalist,…

Cripps Avenue

The 2.4-acre site at Cripps Avenue in Peacehaven was previously a storage and maintenance yard for a plant and haulage company. Whilst the site was predominantly clear of permanent buildings…

Interesting Times

Partner Neil Hope has created a thought piece taking a look back at events over the past 12 months. Neil discusses what has brought us to where we are now…

We are now a Chartered Architectural Practice!

Baily Garner are delighted to have achieved RIBA Chartered Practice status for our Architecture team. This recognises our commitment to professionalism and quality, as well as ethical and best practice…

SHDF Wave 2.1 announcements

Baily Garner have already been appointed by numerous clients to deliver PAS2035, contract administration and strategic consultancy roles on SHDF demonstrator, Wave 1 and Wave 2.1 preparatory programmes of work….

Shortlisted for two UNZ awards!

The shortlist for the Unlock Net Zero live awards has been released and we are thrilled to announce that we are finalists for two categories. Baily Garner have been shortlisted…

Ben Lambon-Ralph

Ben’s journey with Baily Garner began in 2016 on a year out placement. He continued his studies at Sheffield Hallam University, where he achieved a First Class Degree in Building…

Graeme Sargood

Graeme Sargood is a chartered Clerk of Works, who has been in the construction industry for more than 25 years. Graeme is a member of the ICWCI and the CIOB…

Adam Pannell

Adam is a chartered quantity surveyor and currently manages a programme within our project managers and quantity surveying group. He is committed to the training and development of the next…

Laura Bradshaw

Laura has been at Baily Garner since 2015 and is based in the Birmingham office. She initially joined as the receptionist but pursued the opportunity Baily Garner presented to become…

Joanna York

Jo has worked in the sector for 20 years and always with a focus on residential new build and regeneration schemes. She started off as a certified EcoHomes assessor and…

UK has some way to go despite retrofit progress

We regularly publish thought leadership pieces on a variety of topics. Our most recent piece ‘UK has some way to go despite retrofit progress’ authored by Matt Allcock, was published…

CDM

Too often health and safety is considered an afterthought or late in a process. At Baily Garner we firmly put health and safety at the forefront of all our projects…

Colin Talbot

Colin has over 35 years construction industry experience and in 2023 joined Baily Garner as Head of CDM. Colin leads a growing national team of consultants delivering the Principal Designer…

Daisy Spring Works

Daisy Spring Works is an existing mixed-use building, comprising of commercial units at ground floor level and residential units from the first floor through to the seventh floor. A car…

King Edwards Wharf

Baily Garner are appointed as project managers and Quantity Surveyors to deliver the scheme from RIBA stage 1 through to completion at RIBA Stage 6. Baily Garner are also separately…

Retrofit Sprinkler Installation

The project involves retrofitting a new sprinkler system into existing and occupied buildings. Our role included providing building surveying services, including design, specification and contract administration services for the scheme….

Edward Woods Estate

We were appointed by the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham to provide employer’s agent, quantity surveying, quality control inspector and principal designer services for this £45m project. The scheme…

NHS SBS Appointment

Baily Garner has been named as a supplier on the NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) Healthcare Planning, Construction Consultancy and Ancillary Services framework agreement. Within this framework agreement we…

See us at SEC 2023!

In less than three months we will be attending SEC 2023 on 1 November. We are happy to say that we are also event partners for the event. We will…

Our Damp and Mould Toolkit

We take immense pride in unveiling our latest initiative—the Damp and Mould Growth Toolkit. Crafted with a meticulous forensic approach, this toolkit is designed to bolster the sector by providing…

Careers

Discover careers to be passionate about with Baily Garner. Explore our diverse career opportunities and carve your path to success. Find the job that perfectly matches your aspirations, skills, and…

Working with us

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Vacancies

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Early careers

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Life at Baily Garner

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Lucy Mullineux

Lucy joined Baily Garner as a graduate building surveyor in 2017 and joined the partnership in 2023. Lucy is a chartered building surveyor (MRICS) and programme manager for one of…

Zachary Munro

Zach has been at Baily Garner since 2014, initially starting as a placement student before completing the final year of his degree on a part-time basis. Since graduating from university…

Tom Cadman

Tom joined Baily Garner in 2018 after graduating from Nottingham Trent Uni with a masters in Building surveying. Tom became a Chartered Surveyor in 2021 and has an IFE Level…

Jay Woolway

Jay is a Chartered Construction Manager and an active member of MCIOB, with over 8 years of experience in the construction industry, focusing on construction management and Clerk of Works….

How to cope with contractor insolvency

The UK construction industry has been facing significant challenges, with reports of increased insolvencies affecting organisations both big and small. Contributing factors such as rising material costs, inflation, borrowing costs,…

Baily Garner awarded place on Prosper Framework

We are proud to announce that Baily Garner has joined the Prosper Design and Consultancy Services Framework, becoming a preferred supplier of multidisciplinary consultancy services for its clients. The framework…

Baily Garner Launches BG Architects

Baily Garner proudly announces the formation of BG Architects, marking a significant milestone in the company’s evolution. With a strategic consolidation of its Birmingham and London offices on May 1,…

Party Wall Surveying

With our expertise in the built environment spanning 40 years (and counting) and our Multidisciplinary make-up, Baily Garner can offer a wide range of professional services, including Party Wall Surveying….

Making a Success of SHDF Wave 3

After the release of Government guidance for SHDF Wave 3 there is now £1.25bn available from April 2025 to September 2028 to be used on social housing to make homes…