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Cable Management

Proper cable management is crucial in both residential and commercial buildings to prevent hazards such as tripping, electrical fires and…

Paul McCarthy

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Surveying safely

At MCP we are often asked to enter tight spacers, such lofts, basements, voids, etc, during the course of our…

Paul McCarthy

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Is your door a fire door?

In a block of flats it’s the leaseholders responsibility to ensure they install fire doors in their flat, as required…

Paul McCarthy

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Solving Below Ground Drainage Problems

Advising clients on defects to external walls which we believe is due to a simple blocked drain can be difficult…

Paul McCarthy

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Listed boundary wall reconstruction

MCP has been instructed to administer the reconstruction of an unsafe boundary wall extending along Quaker Lane in Isleworth, as…

Paul McCarthy

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Preventing basement flooding

Heavy rainfall and flash flooding is becoming more common. In recent months a number of neighbourhoods in London have experienced…

Paul McCarthy

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McCarthy Partnership Ltd now called MCP

Commercial building consultants McCarthy Partnership Ltd have rebranded to become MCP. The rebranding is in recognition that since the company…

Paul McCarthy

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EWS1 form explained

In recent months we have had several clients contacting us and asking for advice on completing an EWS1 form in…

Paul McCarthy

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Japanese knotweed: ‘Do Not Disturb’

Japanese knotweed is an invasive plant that spreads rapidly and can tear through buildings, paving and roads. It is notoriously…

Paul McCarthy