Donnachadh O’ Brien & Associates has almost 20 years experience in the assessment of the Civil & Structural requirements of both new and existing developments. This is particularly relevant in the current economic climate of semi-completed buildings and development. Our knowledge, experience and detailed assessment is invaluable at pre-purchase and feasibility stage to allow us to comprehensively report to our clients on project viability. Our due diligence would typically cover the following areas:

  • External works – drainage, roads, services
  • Desk top assessment in relation to Planning Permission compliance
  • Review of all relevant and available project Documentation
  • Foundations and below ground structures
  • Overall robustness and stability
  • Basements and basement construction
  • Ground and suspended floors and assessment of load carrying capacity
  • Roof structure assessment
  • External walls assessment