The Team

Richard Garry

Qualification, training, accreditation

BSc Manchester University in civil engineering 1973
MSc Imperial College in concrete structures and technology 1974
Diploma of Imperial College 1974
Chartered Engineer 1982
Various courses re various types of structure and structural problems 1985 – 2005

Present position

Principal of Garry associates since May 1990

Past position

Associate at Dewhurst Macfarlane and Partners 1985 – 1990

Principal Specialisms

Party wall surveyor
Design of numerous structural alterations and extensions
Structural design of new houses requiring different types of foundations
Adaptation and refurbishment of historic structures
Dealing with problems in historic structures
Reporting on damage to existing structures
Preparing and reporting on site investigations
Various foundation types
Surveys of existing structures

Memberships of professional organisations

Member of Institution of Civil Engineers 1982
Fellow of Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors 2005
Member of the P & T club 2010

Publications and Lectures

May 1996: Paper in IStructE journal dealing with problems with the Party Wall etc. Act 1996.
September 2017: Lecture to Western Counties Regional Group of IStructE re the Party Wall etc. Act 1996

Ann Harrison

Ann is responsible for office management, accounts, facilities and safety practices.

Contact us

to receive effective party wall services.

Call: 020 8886 0400

“Richard’s ability to negotiate party wall agreements in complex urban situations effectively has enabled implementation of a number of extensions for our clients. We found Richard to be understanding of architect’s design priorities as well as sensitive in working with the neighbours.”
(SR – architect)