Westcolt Surveyors offer a full Building Surveying and Property Valuation service, covering all London postcodes.

Development & Planning


Today, the competition for residential and commercial development opportunities across England’s Capital is increasing dramatically. Across London, the Westcolt Surveyors Development team deals with both the acquisition and disposal of development sites, acting on behalf or a broad range of clients, including: private developers, private investors, investment funds, high net worth individuals, property companies and established house builders. Westcolt are one of the best London Building Surveyors available. 

At Westcolt, the integration of our other areas of expertise, such as: building and maintenance, auctions, and block management, allow us to offer a comprehensive and all-encompassing, professional service for your entire development project.

The Westcolt Residential and Commercial Development team can assist with:

  • Private sale of development property
  • Securing planning for development sites
  • Sale of development property through public auction
  • Securing any required architectural advice
  • Advising clients pre-acquisition on development commercial and residential sites and properties, both with and without planning consent
  • Advising on marketing your development
  • Advising on the structure of future planning
  • Advising on sale overage payments
  • Partially complete development sites


Planning and Building Regulations across Britain are ever-changing and under constant revision and review. At Westcolt Surveyors, we can help you when consulting with the local planning and development authority, and with submitting a planning application. The following applications can be provided separately, or together as a seamless service if required:

  • Creating an outline planning application
  • Creating a full planning application
  • Applying for Listed Building Consent
  • Applying for a Certificate of Lawful Development
  • Applying for Change of Use
  • Applying for Consent to Advertise
  • Full pand Building Regulations application
  • Creating a Building Notice


At Westcolt, we understand that every residential development site is completely different, and our highly experienced team are experts in evaluating the individual qualities of each site, so as to ensure we can give clients the best advice to generate optimum value from their investment. Our team will:

  • Assist with marketing appraisals
  • Assist with viability analysis
  • Assist and give advice on financial implications of Section 106 Agreements and affordable housing (affordable housing is compulsory in most developments of over nine units in London)
  • Assist with value generation and scheme enhancement
  • Assist with marketing

If any of the development and planning services here at Westcolt Surveyors sound of interest to you, or if you would like some more information, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with the team.



Westcolt Surveyor Services - London

Development & Planning

Across London, the Westcolt Surveyors Development team deals with both the acquisition and disposal of development sites, acting on behalf or a broad range of clients.

Lease Extensions

The team at Westcolt Surveyors in London, have many years experience in assisting and advising clients through all aspects and areas of leasehold enfranchisement across the London area. 


Our talented, specialist commercial team at Westcolt Surveyors boast over 60 years combined experience covering a broad range of London’s market.

Building & Maintenance

Our team’s many years of experience in building and maintenance  services in London allows us to expertly understand what is required to protect and restore your property.


In London, rental properties remain a solid investment opportunity for landlords, so you will be pleased to know that residential lettings and handling buy-to-let properties is a  service that we can offer.

Estate Planning

Every client is different, and will need a professional structured plan and advice custom-tailored to fit their exact needs and requirements – there is no “one size fits all” approach at Westcolt Surveyors.


Westcolt Surveyors provide fair and accurate property valuations advice across the board, including; finance reporting, loan security, auctions, property management, lettings and litigation support.


There is often a broad range of properties on offer at auction across both residential and commercial sectors, especially in the London areas that we cover at Westcolt Surveyors.

Block Management

Are you looking at appointing a London block management company?  Our Block Management team has 60 years combined experience offering bespoke and personalised consultancy and management services.

Get in touch today

If you have an upcoming project that you would like to discuss with the team or if you would like to find out a bit more about the quality surveying and valuation services that we offer.
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