Ramblings on the dangers of being a Chartered Building Surveyor

The good thing about getting old is that you can look back on your career with rose tinted spectacles. This is often a bit difficult to see when you are working flat out and worrying about some difficult client issue. My career did not start well. In my first week we were measuring railway arches […]

Project Monitoring – A Vital Service to Protect Lenders

Around three quarters of all the construction projects we are involved in experience some level of dispute between the various parties involved at one point or another. Whereas the majority of these disputes are relatively small scale and therefore solved amicably without recourse to legal action, we have witnesses a marked increase in defaults and […]

Trident in 2023 – What a year it’s been!

2023 has been a year like no other for Trident, with exciting changes across the business that have benefited both our team and our clients. We’ve also had some great success stories that highlight our achievements. Here’s our 2023, year in review: Starting the year off on a high: We started the year off as […]

Sustainability – Could EPC B Help Alleviate Recruitment Struggles?

Debate over achieving EPC rating B by 2030 might be heating up quicker than the global temperatures the law is supposed to tackle, but that’s not the only challenge facing the office market. According to a recent TravelPerk survey, 40% of UK employers now offer hybrid working as a result of the COVID pandemic, meaning […]

Becoming a Chartered Building Surveyor

With a number of graduates and apprentices based across our offices, all in various stages of their APC preparation, it’s important for us to have a programme in place to support them on their journey to become a chartered building surveyor. We provide everyone with a variety of resources including, their own APC supervisor and […]

Leeds Surveyor Goes Back To School

A LEEDS surveyor went back to school over the summer holidays to make sure children across the north of England can continue getting a first-class education. Trident Building Consultancy, based in Carlton Tower, St Paul’s Street, was appointed to carry out contract administration and project management services on five schools during the summer break by […]

From Assistant to Principal Building Surveyor

You may have seen that Usmaan Mehboob from our Leeds team recently got promoted to a Principal Building Surveyor, after joining us as an Assistant back in 2017. In that time, Usmaan has made his mark here at Trident, working in a way that reflects our values, which we are sharing with you all as […]

Breaking the Cycle of Youth Homelessness

Last month, Team Trident took part in Tour de LandAid, an event in which property professionals battle it out for a variety of cycling jerseys all to raise money for LandAid. We’ve become well accustomed to LandAid’s cycling event, having a series of successful teams over the years. Our 2022 team placed third overall, and […]

Tour de LandAid – A New Approach

Today, Monday the 17th of July marks one week to the start of Tour de LandAid, an event in which property professionals battle it out for a variety of cycling jerseys all to raise money for LandAid. This isn’t our first time taking on the challenge, with our 2022 team placing third overall, and one team member […]

Promotions in Leeds, Liverpool and Bristol

Clockwise from top left: Jamie Clark, Alex Wallis, Declan Hard, Cameron McMaster, Usmaan Mehboob and Christian Watkins. We are delighted to announce the promotion of six members of Team Trident. In Leeds, Jamie Clark has been promoted to Director and Christian Watkins, Usmaan Mehboob and Declan Hard have all been promoted to Principal Building Surveyor. […]