Experienced. Efficient. Adaptable.

Waldrams is a renowned and trusted brand in the UK’s property and construction sector. The industry-leading chartered surveying company provides rights of light advice and analysis and reports on daylight and sunlight for developments. Michael Harper established Waldrams in 2011 as a leading firm in the rights of light and daylight and sunlight industry. Previously, Michael was partner and headed the rights of light department at another industry-leading company. He used his wealth of knowledge and experience and large client pool to grow Waldrams over 10 years to the company it is today. The London-based company is managed by William Brook, who relies on a close-knit team of surveyors and consultants with accumulated experience of more than two decades.

The Waldrams team advises its clients on the UK laws pertaining to their projects. It specifically specialises in rights of light, daylight and sunlight advice, analysis and reports for developments. Our in-house digital team creates state-of-the-art computer modelling and analysis. Specifically, our battery of services includes advising clients on rights-of-light risks on development sites, preparing daylight and sunlight reports for planning applications and overshadowing studies. Waldrams joined RSK in 2021. Its diverse client base includes Transport for London, Galliford Try and the University of Oxford.

Our team

William is our managing director and joined the firm in 2014, bringing his vast experience in advising on rights of light and daylight and sunlight for major development schemes in London and across the UK. William has advised many of the largest development companies in the UK, including Sellar Property Group, Stanhope PLC, CBRE, Beltane, Topland, First Base, Reef Group, L&Q, DAMAC and Greenland Group and has worked with many of the leading architectural practices, including WilkinsonEyre, Fletcher Priest, Maccreanor Lavington, KCA, Rogers Stirk Harbour and partners and HOK. William gives educational seminars to the development industry on rights of light and daylight and sunlight.

William Brook
Managing Director

Luke joined Waldrams in 2012 and has worked on many major developments across London and the United Kingdom, including schemes for Sellar Property Group, L&Q, CBRE, Capital & Counties, Art Invest, Mount Anvil and most London boroughs. He advises on daylight, sunlight and rights of light issues and works closely with architecture firms such as Maccreanor Lavington, KCA, Allies and Morrison, Squire and Partners and Stockwool. Luke specialises in daylight and sunlight and environmental impact assessment services. He has a particular interest in developing and redeveloping social housing schemes across London and has worked on several, including those in Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Enfield, Southwark and Lambeth.

Luke Wilson
Director

Lee qualified as a chartered surveyor in 2002 and has specialised in party wall surveying and access licence matters since 2013. Previously a partner at Cluttons LLP and a director at GL Hearn, Lee has been a consultant with Waldrams since 2019. He has advised clients from well-known national developers on large, complicated sites through to private individuals wishing to form mega-basements in London and numerous smaller extensions and refurbishment work throughout south-east England, Exeter and Leeds. Whether the project is a site with 50 awards or one yet to be agreed, Lee is a very experienced party wall surveyor acting for either adjoining or building owners under the Party Wall Act or those seeking to agree on an access licence.

Lee Clark
Head of Party Wall Matters (Consultant)

James joined Waldrams in 2017 as a consultant, advising on rights of light and daylight and sunlight for major development schemes, mainly in Central London but also across the UK. James has advised numerous development companies in the UK, including Stanhope PLC, CBRE, Reef Group, Henley Homes, Manhattan Loft Corporation and Mitsubishi Estate Co. and has worked with many leading architectural practices such as WilkinsonEyre, KCA, Populous and Hawkins\Brown on rights of light and daylight and sunlight issues. James specialises in rights of light negotiations, strategically dealing with rights of light risks and large infrastructure developments.

James Bowman
Consultant

Waldrams is part of the RSK group of companies

The RSK group is a leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business offering bespoke end-to-end solutions to a variety of sectors. Headquartered in the UK but with an established presence throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, RSK helps organisations around the world achieve their business aspirations in a sustainable and efficient manner.