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Michael Lunt
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Career Highlights:

The Haberdashers’ Company School Surveyor
Michael has been advising Schools and College bursars on Planned and Preventative Maintenance (PPM) for over 20 years throughout England and Wales.  He first started advising Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls in 1998.  He has subsequently provided planned maintenance advice for Monmouth School, Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School and his team also inspected Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls and their Adams Grammar School in Newport for Planned maintenance.  Michael has also been engaged to organise and coordinate re roofing and repairs recommended within his reports at the Haberdashers’ Monmouth schools.  In January 2017 Michael was formally appointed by the Haberdashers’ Company to also advise them on all of their schools which include their Academy schools.

Worcester College, Oxford  – Front Quad Surveyor
Whilst Michael has been advising the College for over 20 years on various property maintenance matters, prepared a strategic plan to prioritise maintenance and improvement works and for a number of years dealt with refurbishment projects  up to £400,000 in value, in 2016 Carter Jonas were asked to tender for the role of Front Quad Surveyor.  Against tough competition Michael and his team have been appointed by the College to advise on a program of refurbishment of their Grade I listed Front Quad property which will be phased over the next 7 – 10 years.

Thorpe Mandeville Manor, Oxon.
Carter Jonas have provided professional advice on rural estate properties to  this family client for many years.  In 2011 Michael was appointed by the next generation of the family to own the Manor and advise on prioritising and specifying phased re roofing works to their Grade II* listed Manor house, in close consultation with the local Conservation Officer and Historic England (formerly known as English Heritage).   He is currently coordinating the internal refurbishment of this property which includes a new Biomass boiler and district heating situated in the stable block to heat the Manor and stable cottages, re plumbing and re wiring and associated modernisation and conservation of the interior.

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Carter Jonas were commissioned to review the condition of all of the school buildings, boarding accommodation and staff housing to get a “snap shot” view of the general condition of the built estate.

We were also required to identify what could be done to upgrade the buildings for compliance with current standards and advise on the priority for the repair, with a realistic budgetary cost for each job.

We were asked to assess longer-term capital investments and renewal works that were likely in the foreseeable future. We prepared a 7-year Cost Maintenance Plan including one cycle for external and internal redecoration and proposed a forward programme of re-roofing works.

We have subsequently updated the plan in 2005 and again in 2012 noting where progress has been made and what the new priorities are.

We now provide the same service to the Haberdashers’ Company at their Boys and Girls School at Aske, Monmouth School for Boys and the Adams’ Grammar School.