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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…

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…

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,…

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….

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 – 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…

Meet the board

Equity Partners Andy Tookey FRICS, APMP andy.tookey@bailygarner.co.uk Bradley Webster BSc (Hons), MRICS bradley.webster@bailygarner.co.uk Ian Maun BEng (Hons), CEng, MIET ian.maun@bailygarner.co.uk John Milner MRICS, APMP john.milner@bailygarner.co.uk Marcus Lewis BA (Hons),…

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…

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…

Join Andy at CIH Housing 2018 Manchester

We’re looking forward to CIH Housing 2018 in Manchester from 26-28 June – Join Andy Tookey at the Knowledge Theatre, Manchester Central Convention Complex on Thursday 28 June 12.00 –…

Second Quality Summit for Technical Staff

Baily Garner’s second (and now becoming annual) ‘Quality Summit’ for all its technical staff was held at etcVenues in Monument London on 22 November and was another great success. Around…

Tops Club Shortlisted for Housing Essex Award

We are excited to announce that Tops Club has been shortlisted for a Housing Essex Excellence Award, Baily Garner provided Quantity Surveying services to the residential project. We have been…

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…

Andy Tookey Co-Chairs Housing Forum Working Group

A Housing Forum commissioned report, Stopping Building Failures: How a Collaborative Approach can Improve Quality and Workmanship, produced by a Working Group co-chaired by Baily Garner’s Managing Partner Andy Tookey,…

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…

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…

Our Plans to Deal with the COVID-19 Outbreak

Purpose In addition to our Business Continuity Policies, we are doing the following in order to to deal with the 2020 Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. Due to the changing nature of…

Baily Garner and Osborne and Building Space

Baily Garner are helping Osborne celebrate its 50th Anniversary by working alongside them to build a two-storey extension at Demelza’s Eltham Hospice in South East London that will allow seriously…

Responsible business

Investing in local communities Working with communities is a large part of what we do, and we’re proud of the number of local people we employ on each project….

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…

Careers

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, Baily Garner still has…

Kensington Street Wins Best Architectural Design

Congratulations to our Kensington Street project team on winning the award for Best Architectural Design at the South East Construction Awards. The team worked in close collaboration with Brighton and…

Email Delivery Problems – an update

Following some changes to email settings made in a Microsoft update in January we are encountering a higher than usual number of mail delivery issues when sending and receiving emails…

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…

Launch of our City of London Office

As part of our continued growth and commitment to delivering a first class service to our clients, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new City of London…

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…

Baily Garner Quality Summit

Baily Garner fully support the Quality in Construction agenda and on Friday 5th October will be holding its own one day Quality Summit for all its technical staff as part…

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…

Jeremy Corbyn Opens New Facility at Ivy Hall

Islington MP Jeremy Corbyn was very impressed with the London Borough of Islington’s £6m development at Ivy Hall when he came along to open Brickworks Community Centre located in the…

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…

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…

Breakfast Briefing: Brexit and Construction

We hosted the latest in our series of invitation only Baily Garner Breakfast briefings on Friday 18th January 2019 at the Ned, Poultry…on the hugely topical subject of Brexit. We…

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…

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,…

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…

Member of SE London Chamber of Commerce

Baily Garner is delighted to have become a member of the South East London Chamber of Commerce and looks forward to joining all the other local businesses in making a…

Kensington Street Shortlisted Finalist

Kensington Street has been shortlisted as a finalist for Best Architectural Design at the 2019 South East Construction Awards. The recently completed Brighton-based project designed by the Baily Garner architecture…

APC Success for Suki and Alex

Many congratulations to Suki and Alex who have successfully passed their APC to become Chartered Building Surveyors. A great achievement and testament to their hard work and the continuing success…

Kensington Street Shortlisted at Awards

Our Kensington Street scheme has been shortlisted in the Completed Schemes category at this year’s Housing Design Awards. Baily Garner provided Architectural and Employer’s Agent Services for this 100% Affordable…

Dilapidations

In these uncertain times the many challenges presented by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has seen an impact on the economy and how businesses operate. With the obvious economic impact unfolding…

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…

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…

Christmas Celebration at Sea Containers

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 Baily Garner Christmas Reception, this year held at Sea Containers. Here are some images of another enjoyable event. The venue – Sea…

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…

Welcome James Thacker

We are delighted to welcome James Thacker who joined Baily Garner this month as Head of Commercial Surveying. James will play a key role in developing our exciting Commercial Business…

Attending your University Careers Fair?

Autumn is always a busy period for university careers fairs – we’ve been travelling across the country talking to students about our year out and graduate opportunities and receiving some…

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…

Karen Featured in PA Life

Baily Garner’s Karen Crowley (PA to Managing partner, Andy Tookey) has had an article featured in PA Life Magazine highlighting her work on the ISO14001 accreditation for Baily Garner. Read…

Andy Tookey Featured in Masthead

The quarterly publication for the South East London Chamber of Commerce, the Masthead, features Baily Garner’s own Managing Partner, Andy Tookey as it’s Big Interview for the October 2019 edition….

Congratulations to Amy Ramsook

Congratulations to Amy Ramsook on her recent success, adding BREEAM Assessor to her professional qualifications. Well done Amy!  …

Coronavirus: a view from the sector

The Housing Forum members have put together a bulletin entitled “Coronavirus – a view from the sector” which reaffirms a Partnership approach to how the housing industry should manage the…

Attending your University Careers Fair?

Autumn is always a busy period for university careers fairs – we’ve been travelling across the country talking to students about our Year Out and Graduate opportunities and have received…

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…

Graduation and RICS Award Congratulations

Congratulations to recent graduates Peter Fisher and Will Gregory on receiving their BSc (Hons) from Birmingham City University and to Peter who was also presented with the RICS Award for…

APC Success for June

Our congratulations go to June Park who can now add MRICS to her qualifications after passing her APC – a great achievement following a lot of hard work and another…

24Housing Roundtable Discussion

On the 1st of July 2019 our Partner Andrew Little was invited by 24Housing to participate in a Roundtable discussion on the subject of “Clearing the confusion” debating what have…

Announcing our New Non-Executive Director

Baily Garner Equity Partners are delighted to be able to announce that Keith Exford CBE will be joining the Baily Garner LLP board as a Non-Executive Director from 1 August…

Constructionline Gold Accreditation

After some diligent work by our Bids team, we are delighted to confirm our recent upgrade to Constructionline Gold status. Thanks in particular to Sandra Potter and everyone who helped…

Spring at Stonebridge shortlisted

Spring at Stonebridge Park has been shortlisted once again, this time the project is competing for the 2017 Building “Housing Project of the Year” Award, with winners to be announced…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 2017

We are delighted to be sponsoring Homes 2017 at London’s Olympia – drop by our stand and say hello on 22nd/23rd November. Join Andy Tookey and Paul Pearce for “Treating…

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…

Join us at the SEC Conference 1st Nov 2017

We’re delighted to be exhibiting and presenting at this year’s South East Consortium Annual Conference on 1st November. The event is free for public sector clients – find out more…

Digital Signatures

The Technical Stuff Baily Garner have introduced digitally signed pdf documents using a 1024bit encryption public key infrastructure (PKI) certificate issued to Baily Garner from VeriSign. The certificates are held…

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…

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…

Mock Interviews for Year 13 Pupils

We continue to take an active role working with and supporting our local communities, a recent event saw Sarah Chisholm take part in a “Construction Youth” organised event at a…

Baily Garner Sponsor Homes 2018

We are delighted to have sponsored the Homes 2018 event at London’s Olympia and take part in two well attended sessions – Managing Partner Andy Tookey, co-author of The Housing…

Our Latest Associate Partner

We are delighted to announce Rob Tyler’s promotion to Associate Partner, effective from 1st May 2018. Rob joined the practice in 2010, taking advantage of our in-house career support and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

Park Rise

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

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….

Marcus Lewis

As a chartered architect, Marcus is committed to designing better, designing smarter and designing a more sustainable future for the end users of our built environment. He is experienced…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Policy Documents

Anti-Slavery Policy Corporate Social Responsibility Policy Environmental Policy Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy Covid-19 return to the office safely risk assessments View our policy documents by clicking on the…

Quality Results

It was a busy week on the quality accreditation front with Baily Garner being separately audited for 3 different accreditations over the first 7 days of June. We’re thrilled to…

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…

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…

Celebrating our Latest Partnership Promotions

We are pleased to announce two promotions taking effect from 1st November 2017. Congratulations to Mark Ellis, our new Associate Partner and to former Associate Partner Robert Ireland, who is…

Take a Look at our New Publications

Find out more on how our expertise can help you with our latest publications Hidden Homes – how we can help transform your empty, under-utilised or derelict areas to deliver…

Marie Carpenter

Marie is a chartered building surveyor with experience in all aspects of building surveying including major refurbishment projects, decent homes work, stock condition surveys, external repairs and redecoration works,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

More West

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

Contact us

Baily Garner has offices in London and Birmingham….

Vacancies

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 undergraduate placements and…

Publications

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

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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,…

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…

Health and safety

Our sister company Baily Garner (Health & Safety) Ltd was formed in 1995 to provide a comprehensive range of health, safety and planning supervisor services for construction projects. Baily…

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…

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…

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 &…

Start your career

Join us for a placement or an apprenticeship and we’ll give you wide-ranging experience, exceptional learning opportunities and continuous support….

Sustainability

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 &…

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…

Ian Maun

Ian Maun is a chartered engineer and an equity partner who joined the business in 2009 to start the in-house M&E team within Baily Garner. Ian is head of…

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…

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…