Don’t just take our word for it! Please see a selection of our testimonials. References are available on request.

Survey/HomeBuyer testimonials

  • “Thank you for the incredibly detailed and impressive survey!”

  • “The best surveyor in London”

  • “I’ve enjoyed reading the survey…I have to confess I’m close to tears as I read it. It’s so beautifully thorough. As I deal with properties [regularly], I’m very much wishing such care and attention to detail was more common”

  • “That is one of the most helpful surveys I have come across - so much that I’m going to keep his details for other clients looking for a surveyor”

  • “We used William Wates of Fedalah when we needed a full structural survey of a property we were looking to buy in East Dulwich. I cannot recommend him highly enough”

Party Wall Awards

  • “I wish all party wall surveyors were as professional and diligent to deal with as you”

  • “As you know I totally trust your judgement and your quality and experience of work over the years working with you”

  • “I wish to express appreciation for the courtesy, kind considerations, speed and efficiency with which Mr Wates has effected this Party Wall Award”


  • “You are a rarity in the surveying world as you give help and feedback and offer technical advice…That is rare in my view”

  • “Thank you for your report and snagging list…it was very thorough and I really appreciated your help due to my lack of experience and knowledge. It was a pleasure working with you”

  • “Thanks again for your prompt service and the very full report”