ACTUA is an innovative, dynamic firm of Chartered Building Surveyors with extensive experience in delivering cost-effective solutions to a variety of sectors throughout the UK.

We believe that the key to ACTUA's success is our director-led approach. Every commission that we undertake benefits from the combined experience of our two directors, Simon Fullard and David Sharp, gained whilst working on a range of diverse property instructions and international construction projects.

ACTUA has a strong track record of delivering bespoke commercial property solutions, tailored to each client's specific needs. This approach has allowed us to forge lasting relationships, built on the foundations of quality and trust. Visit our Testimonials section to find what our clients have to say about their experience of working with us.


At ACTUA we like to think that our client portfolio demonstrates our versatility.

We operate in a range of key markets, delivering projects large and small for public and private sector organisations across the UK:

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Clients Testimonials

  • ACTUA provided valuable assistance in our proposed acquisition of Barrow AFC. The resulting report was detailed, easy to read, well organised, and will be a valuable tool as we begin to improve the stadium. I would highly recommend this ACTUA and would not hesitate to use them again."

    Paul Casson
    Barrow AFC Owner and President of Casson-Mark Corporation

  • A fast and quality service - the Schedule of Condition was detailed, accurate and enabled us to get into our new space with peace of mind for the future."

    Graeme Thomas
    Timbercoaters Ltd

  • Dilapidations is a complex area which was further complicated by our tenant going into administration, meaning that we had to deal with their guarantor. Using their extensive experience and robust knowledge, ACTUA undertook negotiations on our behalf to ensure that we obtained a fair and reasonable settlement for the arising dilapidations issues. This brought what had been a protracted process to a quick and successful resolution. I would not hesitate to employ ACTUA again due to their professionalism, knowledge and considered approach."

    Chris Smith
    Director - The Robert Smith Group

  • Liverpool Hope University would not hesitate to use ACTUA's services again."

    James Ellison
    Head of Estates, Liverpool Hope University

  • Actua provided advice to one of our large multinational Clients; in relation to their diverse building portfolio in London. This consisted of Insurance reinstatement cost assessments on a wide range of properties, including listed buildings; market halls and large mixed-use retail and recreational buildings. The delivery of their service was found to be efficient with robust professional advice and an attention to detail. We would not hesitate to use Actua’s services again in the future."

    Andrew Thomson
    Butterworth Spengler

  • Actua assisted in providing specialist capital allowance surveys on commercial property owned by our clients, enabling them to claim thousands in allowable tax reliefs. Actua offer a professional, efficient service and as a result we have partnered in offering a full survey and tax report service for Enhanced Capital Allowances."

    Kate Lonsdale


Please view a selection of the services ACTUA offers:


ACTUA has a track record of delivering tailored building surveys to owners, investors, occupiers and funders in a timely and efficient manner.

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As Chartered Building Surveyors, ACTUA has extensive experience in advising both landlords and tenants on dilapidations issues (such as disrepair or breaches of lease covenants) and recommending strategies for negotiation and successful resolution.

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ACTUA has extensive experience of dealing with all party wall matters from providing initial advice on whether The Party Wall Act 1996 (The Act) applies, to serving relevant notices and preparing Schedules of Condition and Party Wall Awards.

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ACTUA's experience as Chartered Surveyors and Project Managers means that we have an in-depth knowledge of how buildings are constructed, adapted, re-modelled and refurbished.

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ACTUA's expertise in compiling Schedules of Condition, promptly and accurately, allows our customers to eliminate the risk of expensive repair costs and mitigate disputes at the end of a lease.

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Actua provides a comprehensive package of support for capital allowance claims to clients, accountants and tax advisors, providing with them with the ability to quantify and schedule their potential capital allowance claims and subsequently achieve substantial savings.

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We are committed to providing our clients with an unrivalled quality of delivery driven by our dynamic and innovative Director-led approach.