New Strategic Partnership With LHL
The Duchy of Lancaster has appointed a new firm of building surveyors to deliver its planned maintenance programmes and stand-alone refurbishment projects across Yorkshire from 1st March 2019.
LHL Group is a highly regarded multi-disciplinary consultancy working nationally to deliver an extensive range of services to industrial, commercial, agricultural and residential owners and occupiers in both public and private sectors. Their stated aim is ‘to assist and partner Client organisations to manage their property assets in an effective manner, particularly in the areas of maintenance, refurbishment and renewal of their stock.’
The firm has gone from strength to strength since its foundation in 2005, working for a number of high profile clients which has included Castle Howard, the Crown Estate, York Racecourse, the City of York Council, the Church of England and the Forestry Commission.
Commenting on the appointment, Duchy Head of Project Management Graeme Chalk said: “We are delighted to partner with a firm which can offers us a broad spectrum of building and surveying services together with a good knowledge of the local area. Other key selection criteria for us included a proven track record in construction, technical excellence in all areas and a genuine commitment to achieving the highest quality standards.
“We believe that LHL Group offers exactly that and we are looking forward to working with them to improve the services we offer to tenants across the Yorkshire Survey.”
The Duchy of Lancaster’s Yorkshire Survey extends for some 6,608 hectares from Goathland in the North to Pontefract in the South and includes over 40 residential properties, 10 principal farms and 16 commercial lettings.