George Watts  BSc (Hons), MRICS
Associate Director, Building Consultancy

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About George

George Watts is an Associate Director and Building Surveyor with experience in a range of commercial building surveying matters, acting for both private and public sector clients.

George specialises in commercial building surveying:

  • Preparing Schedules of Condition;
  • Preparing and negotiating Schedules of Dilapidations;
  • Preparing Pre-Acquisition Building Surveys;
  • Project Management including specification writing and Contract Administration duties;
  • Preparing Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) plans;
  • Preparing building Reinstatement Cost Assessments;
  • Using CAD software to prepare floor plans, elevations and construction details;
  • Defect investigation, analysis and repair advice;
  • Advising on Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015;
  • Preparing Land Registry compliant lease plans;
  • Preparation of Planning Applications.

Areas of Expertise

Experience

  • Acted as Project Manager including Designer and Contract Administration duties for a £800,000.00 refurbishment project in Bridgend for a large public sector client;
  • Responded to a landlords £500,000.00 dilapidations claim on behalf of the tenant in the form of a Scott Schedule. Thereafter, leaded negotiations and agreed a commercial settlement in the sum of £300,000.00;
  • Prepared a detailed Schedule of Condition for six large industrial units ranging from 10,000 to 20,000 sq ft on a private industrial park in Cardiff;
  • Prepared a Pre-Acquisition Building Survey of a period property on behalf of a national bakery chain in The Mumbles, Swansea;
  • Prepared a 10 year Planned Preventative Maintenance plan for 10 blocks of residential flats on a waterside development in Barry;
  • Prepared a Schedule of Dilapidations for a large industrial unit totaling circa £700,000.00. Thereafter, project managed the works on site and served a revised dilapidations claim on completion of the works.

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying
  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Interests

George loves to travel and has recently visited The Gambia, Morocco and Iceland. He also has a passion for hiking and likes to explore the Brecon Beacons, Snowdonia and the Cornish coastline whenever possible. Furthermore, he is a keen sports fan with main interests in football and golf.

Cooke & Arkwright have looked after our property assets in South Wales for many years. Their knowledge of the South Wales market coupled with enthusiasm and willingness to go the extra mile has ensured we keep ahead of the market.

James Rodge, Rockspring
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