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Dave Allen

Director of Specialist Projects and Consultancy Services, MCABE AssocRICS

My work background:

My career began in local government as a Trainee on the South Coast and later with invaluable experience gained at Canary Wharf on High-Rise Buildings and rural Herefordshire with Timber Frame Buildings. I have worked in the private industry as an Approved Inspector since 1985 predominately working on complex and High-Rise Buildings including the BBC Centre at White City, the Design Museum in Kensington High Street and Royal Wharf Towers in Docklands. I am actively involved strategically in the industry with forming and implementing the Hackitt Reforms, London Fire Brigade liaison and sit on Building Control complaints/audit panels with the Construction Industry Council.

About my role:

I work with a team providing Building Control and Compliance Consultancy Services to complex and specialised projects including Mixed-Use, Towers, Public Buildings and Governmental Buildings.  My colleagues and I are highly experienced and qualified to provide the best possible service.

About me:

I have practised in both Public and Private Building Control environments for over thirty-five years including running companies and large teams of Surveyors. I have a ‘can do’ and pro-active attitude to business and always strive to do the best I can for my clients to ensure compliant safe buildings.

Random facts:

I am a keen but amateur gardener who enjoys reading, walking, and painting model soldiers.

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