Flying January following record December

We’ve had a flying start to 2016 with one of our busiest Januaries so far.
It comes hot on the heels of our record December as we look forward to another great year.
Demand has continued for our range of services, including surveys, structural and mechanical engineering, architectural design and party walls work.
We’ve also just passed the second anniversary of our merger with Brunel Design Associates.
This has proved a great success, as has the merger with Veness Chartered Surveyors in September 2014.
As we continue to expand, we’re hoping to step up our recruitment drive over the coming year to meet growing demand.
We’re keeping a close eye on the property market as we progress into 2016 with stamp duty increases for second home buyers and buy to let landlords due to increase in April.
The Government has issued a consultation paper about the proposals, although any comments have to be lodged by February 1.
More generally, house prices for the whole of 2015 increased nationally by 9.5% up to an average of £208,286, according to the Halifax although Nationwide placed the rise at 4.5%.
Analysts are divided on the timing of an interest rise with some forecasting an increase this Autumn while others point to next Spring. Either way, it should only be a rise of 0.5%.
You can read more about house prices on the BBC website at www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-35242546.
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We’ve had a flying start to 2016 with one of our busiest Januaries so far. It comes hot on the…

6th February 2024

A Dynamic Collaboration in Topographical and Utility Surveys

In light of the critical importance of precision and accuracy in the world of land development, McAndrew Martin places great emphasis on the pivotal role that comprehensive surveys play in laying the groundwork for successful projects. Presently, some of our key members are actively engaged in on-site topographical, utility, and…
25th January 2024

Piloting the Company Drone

During a recent survey at a site near Canterbury, our apprentice building surveyor, Josh O’Leary, was accompanied by our experienced surveyor and drone pilot, Rob Graham, as part of Josh’s learning and development plan. Together, they piloted our company drone through a demolition site assessment, shedding light on the remarkable…
13th December 2023

New MML strapline

The MML website has been refreshed and updated, making it more user-friendly, informative, and inviting. Work hasn’t stopped and it will continue to evolve and showcase our capabilities and achievements, along with our latest news.    The new MML strapline was launched on Friday 15th December 2023. “Critical Service Solutions…
5th December 2023

McAndrew Martin Ltd is very pleased to announce that Luis Correia has joined our team

Luis is an extremely accomplished, creative, and innovate Chartered Structural Engineer. With over 16 years in the industry, he is driven by architecturally-led buildings and has been exposed to a variety of scales, typologies, and sectors (residential, commercial, transport and energy). This has led to extensive experience of working in…
28th November 2023

Congratulations to our BIM Co-Ordinators

Congratulations to Siddarth Bhonsle, Senior BIM Co-Ordinator (right), and Akshayaraj Bathala, Junior BIM Co-Ordinator (left), for successfully completing their Master’s Degree in ‘BIM in Design, Construction, and Operation’, at the University of the West of England – Bristol on Friday, October 24th, 2023. Their expertise will significantly enhance the documentation…
28th November 2023

RAF Leadership & Team building Day at RAF Cranwell, OASC.

McAndrew Martin was one of several companies, along with a Welsh fire service, that took advantage of the offer for Leadership and Teambuilding training by the RAF. The training took place at the Officer and Air Crew Selection Centre (OASC), RAF Cranwell, near Lincoln. Despite the distance, it proved to…
21st November 2023

Warsash Wasps Sponsorship

McAndrew Martin Ltd is delighted to have sponsored The Warsash Wasps, U9 Girls’ football team. We’ve supplied them with training tops and waterproof jackets to support their training during the colder and wetter weather conditions. We extend our best wishes for their success and look forward to continuing our support…
14th November 2023

Remembrance Weekend

On this Remembrance weekend, November 2023, members of the McAndrew Martin Family honoured and remembered those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. On Saturday 11th November, Rab Bailie, Tina Davies, Tara Payton & Pauline Hatchard took part in the inaugural Southampton Poppy Walk around Royal Victoria Park near…
9th November 2023

Insights from PROCUREX Wales

In today’s rapidly evolving world, it’s imperative for industries to come together and explore ways to reduce carbon emissions and foster sustainable growth. Recently, some members of our team had the privilege of attending Procurex Wales, an event that promised to shed light on cutting-edge strategies in this critical domain….