Dobanti Chartered Surveyors is an integrated surveying and building consultancy which helps you find the confidence, security and satisfaction that comes from purchasing, building or renovating a home, office, or other type of structure.

Our combined experience and network allows us to offer a wide range of services that covers all of the stages of a typical project, whether residential or commercial. We eliminate the need for multiple consultants and keep a sharp eye on the overall project spend, saving you both time and money.


As professional Project Managers, our core services cover every aspect of a project but can be fully tailored to meet the individual needs of our clients. Our simple Four P’s Framework enables you to identify the services that you require.

Pre-Acquisition Services

Our Pre-Acquisition Services are vital for anyone considering a property purchase regardless of whether it includes an extension, renovation or complete replacement. Our services cover, all types of Building Surveys, Site Appraisals & Feasibility Studies and, where necessary, Party Wall Awards.

Project Planning

Effective Project Planning will mean the difference between a good project and an exceptional one. Our services, covering Design, Town Planning Applications and all associated Pre Construction Preparation, allows us to interpret your vision and turn it into a reality.

Production – the building phase

Our Production services cover every aspect of the physical build including Construction Phase Management and Contract Administration. This includes managing contractors, monitoring cash flow, facilitating progress meetings and completing regular inspections to keep the project on track.

Property Performance

We all want our buildings to work as they should. Our Property Performance services cover Insurance Valuations, Dilapidations, Structural Diagnostics & Repair, Pathology issues, and where necessary, Expert Witness Statements.


Mapping out your self build programme

A popular question from prospective self builders concerns the length of time that it really takes to build your house or, as most will do, have it built for them. Having just read an article, or perhaps even visited one…

Not found a plot? How to budget before you’ve secured land

Setting your building budget right at the outset is no different to any other capital purchase and all the same principles apply. In fact the arithmetic is quite straight forward; how much hard cash have you got from savings, what…