The History of Building Surveying

At our recent Trident Day, we got to meet all of our new joiners in person for the first time. They let us know that one of the reasons they wanted to join Team Trident, was due to the range and variety of projects we work on and services we provide. This got us thinking,… Continue reading The History of Building Surveying

The Frights of Building Surveying

There’s nothing we love more as building surveyors than being on site, but sometimes…. not everything is as it seems. Not only do we have to pack our surveying equipment, but we have to prepare for what, or who we might find still lurking around. Here’s a few of our favourite ghost stories from recent… Continue reading The Frights of Building Surveying

The Rise of Plug and Play

A professional office space to any business is vital, but finding and fitting out the right space can take time and raise a lot of questions. Where will the office be? How big will the office need to be? If I find an office for my twenty staff now, will it be big enough if… Continue reading The Rise of Plug and Play

Steptober – Walking Together to End Youth Homelessness

Every year, 86’000 young people find themselves without a roof over their head in the UK. That’s why, this October, Team Trident are taking part in LandAid’s latest challenge – Steptober.   Steptober involves teams of four compete to take the most steps between 4th-18th of October, with all money raised going to LandAid, a… Continue reading Steptober – Walking Together to End Youth Homelessness

What is Conservation?

Conservation is vital to protect our built heritage. It ensures that buildings are sustainable for generations to come. This is key to preserving our nation’s history, past cultures and communities and allows us to stay connected to the past. Traditionally constructed buildings are different from modern ones in both the materials used, and methods of… Continue reading What is Conservation?

How much do you know about Right’s of Light?

How much do you know about rights of light? We asked Stuart and Paul from our Rights of Light team, to test our knowledge by asking us a series of questions over the next few weeks. 1. Acquisition – Building Types Q: Which of these buildings do you think are capable of enjoying rights of… Continue reading How much do you know about Right’s of Light?

What Hazards are Lurking in your Building?

Professional asbestos removal. Men in protective suits are removing asbestos cement corrugated roofing

In construction, we spend time deciding what materials to use. However, we also spend time focusing on which materials to avoid.  Certain materials can or may be harmful to buildings, affecting their structure and performance, and some materials can be harmful to people and these materials must be looked at carefully, following guidelines. Below, we… Continue reading What Hazards are Lurking in your Building?

Team Trident cycle to tackle youth homelessness

For many keen cyclists, the 1st of July marked the start of the most anticipated event in the sporting calendar, the Tour de France, but for us, it meant something even better, the start of this years Tour de LandAid. Tour de LandAid sees teems of six compete to cycle as far as possible between… Continue reading Team Trident cycle to tackle youth homelessness

Leading Project Management and Building Surveying Consultancy joins employee-owned revolution

A nationwide surveying practice, with offices across the UK and Dublin, is transferring ownership of the company to its employees. Trident Building Consultancy is a limited company and all shares have now passed to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT). Directors at the consultancy, which has over 90 staff, said it was “business as usual” with… Continue reading Leading Project Management and Building Surveying Consultancy joins employee-owned revolution

Tour de LandAid – Meet Team Trident 2022

Today, Friday the 1st of July, marks the start of the Tour de LandAid, in which teams of six compete to cover the distance of the Tour de France, in order to raise money for LandAid, a charity who works to end youth homelessness in the UK. This year’s Trident team is made up of… Continue reading Tour de LandAid – Meet Team Trident 2022