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ABOUT US
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ABOUT WINKLE-BOTTOM

Winkle-Bottom is an exciting, fresh and innovative new firm of property consultants formed by Simon Welch – an experienced chartered surveyor with an affable style and valued experience in Dorset, Hampshire and London.

With an enviable track record in building surveys, contract administration, project management, party wall matters, dilapidations and expert witness reports, the firm has expertise across a broad range of sectors, including residential, commercial, industrial, retail, education, hotel/leisure and healthcare.

Not only is Simon an expert in his field, he brings with him outstanding professionalism - and as the name Winkle-Bottom suggests, there’s also a sense of freshness and fun to his approach. In fact, the name Winkle-Bottom was simply born from a determination to be different.

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OUR QUALIFICATIONS

With over 20 years experience in the property sector, where ten of which have been extensively involved in Dorset, Hampshire and the surrounding counties. So, as you can expect, we've collected a lot of qualifications and awards along the way. And our director also managed a leading multi-discipline surveying practice for seven years.

We have BSc in Building Surveying, and are also members of and regulated by both, MRICS (Member of the Royal Institution Chartered Surveyors) and APMP (Association for Project Managers Professional), as well as many other industry accolades.

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WHAT WE DO

Winkle-Bottom was formed by Simon Welch, an experienced, well respected, highly affable chartered surveyor and construction/property professional. Possessing many industry qualifications and memberships.

BUILDING SURVEYS

Sound, professional advice to help protect your investment. Wherever or whatever the buildings age or type.

BUILDING DEFECTS

With a thorough inspection, we will identify the cause of the defect and recommend the most cost effective solutions.

CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION

Whatever the size and type of project we can administer the building to ensure it is delivered to your expectations.

DILAPIDATIONS

Whether you are the landlord or the tenant, we can review the lease and prepare the schedule and negotiate the best deal.

COST MANAGEMENT

Early on in a project we can assess the design and the cost implications to ensure the project falls within your budget.

PARTY WALLS

With over 16 years party wall experience, we can assist you in all matters relating to the Party Wall etc Act of 1996.

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OUR OUTSTANDING SERVICE

Winkle-Bottom are a straight talking, property consultant offering sound advice and competitive pricing. All our clients enjoy an open, honest approach backed by our outstanding service pedigree.

Residential

As survey specialists, we are able to provide tailor made building surveys, focussing on you and your residential property’s needs.

Commercial & Retail

Working alongside commercial property developers, tenants and landlords, we are able to understand and determine your requirements.

Industrial

We have an enviable industrial experience, which covers a large cross section of industries, including; factories and nuclear power stations.

Health & Care

Our extensive knowledge in this sector, has seen us provide “accessible user” project solutions for many rest homes and care facilities.

Education

By working closely with many local schools, academies and children centres, we have gained years of understanding of this specific area.

Leisure

Possessing a great industry knowledge, we have been able to help; leisure centres, pubs and clubs with surveys, contracts and refurbishments.

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Get in touch with us

Property is part of everyone’s personal and business lives. If you would like any assistance or advice, please call or drop us a line.