isurv authors - Defoe, Peter

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Peter Defoe
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Partner and Business Systems Manager, calfordseaden
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Peter Defoe, PrD(BE) DipArb FRICS FCIArb MCQI CQP, is Partner and Business Systems Manager of calfordseaden, a multi-disciplinary practice based in Orpington, Kent. He has published articles in various RICS publications, including Chartered Surveyor Monthly (now the RICS Business magazine), on issues relating to information technology and quality assurance storage. He is the author of the RICS Electronic Document Storage guidance note, published in 2003, and has also written for Gee Publishing and Whispers (the organ of the Pyramus & Thisbe Club) and Emerald (Structural Survey) on the validity of daylight calculations in rights to light cases.

Most recently, he was co-author of the RICS guidance note Rights of Light and contributed to the latest version of the BRE Guidance on Site Layout Planning for Daylight and Sunlight.

Company biography

calfordseaden is a leading construction and property consultancy. Its comprehensive range of services cover chartered building and quantity surveying, project management, architecture and masterplanning, civil and structural engineering, mechanical and electrical engineering, sustainability and health and safety. Through its complementary and mutually supportive competencies, it provides clients with a truly multi-disciplined service.

The company is appointed on a variety of projects from single buildings, to multi-million pound mixed-use urban regeneration developments. Its portfolio of projects includes all forms of affordable housing, commercial, industrial, health, education, community, retail, leisure and other building projects. Its affordable housing experience extends to general needs, shared ownership, keyworker, sheltered and extra-care. The company's experience spans more than 65 years.