Our Land and Premises Service offers comprehensive professional support including:

  • Detailed survey investigation
  • Conferences with counsel
  • Preliminary technical advice
  • Provision of expert opinion
  • Inspection and assessment
  • Report preparation
  • Helpful support and appraisal
  • Attendance at trial


INDEPENDENT SURVEYS (SW)was established in 1991 to provide a personal service of specialist survey skills within the property industry, and specialises in forensic investigation.

The Company places emphasis on confidentiality of information imparted to it or obtained by it.

The Company is regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)and carries Professional Indemnity insurance and Public Liability insurance.  We are also registered by National Quality Assuranceas conforming with the management standards set by BS EN ISO 9001:2008.

We are willing to travel throughout the British Isles and French Continental Europe if necessary.


Richard Hulls BSc PhD FRICS CMIOSHa member of:

  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • British Standards Institute
  • UK Register of Expert Witnesses
  • Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • HSE Occupational Safety Consultants Register
  • Independent Surveyors & Valuers Association (Chairman)

Personal Profile available on request
Commercial & Industrial - Devon, England - Independent Surveys South West -  Party Walls
Land - Devon, England - Independent Surveys South West - Boundaries

Areas of work:

  • Pre-purchase and Pre-lease reports
  • Residential Structural Surveys
  • Commercial & Industrial Surveys
  • Thatch and Period Buildings Specialists
  • Boundary and Party Walls matters
  • Insurance & Building Claims
  • Thermal camera investigations
  • Accidents in the workplace
  • Land failure and dangerous structures
  • Airfield Surveys and Safety
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