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Didsbury Building Surveyors: A Local Guide

We thought, as local Building Surveyors, you might find this local guide helpful if you’re considering relocating to Didsbury or South Manchester.   LOCATION AND TRANSPORT LINKS Didsbury is an affluent suburb of Manchester, the southern most ward of Manchester City Council, approximately five to six miles due south of the […]


Manchester is considered by many as the England’s second city, although people from the Midlands might well disagree! If you consider the area covered by Manchester Council as opposed to Birmingham Council then it’s beaten hands down by it’s midlands rival, in the population stakes anyway.  Considering the wider conurbation […]

Subsidence: why risk it?

Amongst other things last week, we surveyed two completely different residential dwellings in the North West region; one 1960’s detached house in south Manchester which had been extended recently and was well presented, and one Grade II listed ashlar stone faced detached house in Wigan, built circa 1800. Two quite […]