What We Do

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28 06, 2022


JCA: AT YOUR SERVICE At JCA, our team of dedicated independent project and building consultants have a breadth of experience and knowledge of commercial buildings. This ensures that we provide a building advisory service which is commercially-minded whilst adhering to ever-changing technical standards, to ensure our clients can make informed decisions on every occasion. We are proud to have worked successfully alongside any number of valued clients on a wide range of projects since 2003, and pride ourselves on the superb professional relationships that we have forged. We also pride ourselves on the technical expertise, knowledge, and client-focussed team that [...]

10 06, 2022


           JCA ACQUIRES MAW CONSULTING LTD At Jonathan Cornes Associates (JCA), we are rightly proud of our reputation for providing outstanding independent advice, support, and services on all technical surveying matters over the last 18 years. As a company, we have grown in recent years, in both staff and client numbers, and our 10-year growth plan and vision is for this to continue at pace, and to add high-quality additional services to diversify and compliment what we already offer. That is why we are delighted to announce that JCA have acquired Leeds-based Quantity Surveyors and Project [...]

21 04, 2022


At Jonathan Cornes Associates Chartered Building Surveyors (JCA), we are rightly proud of our reputation for providing outstanding independent advice, support, and services on all technical surveying matters. From dilapidations to project management, and from surveys to commercial interior design. Whilst we offer a comprehensive nationwide service, and with offices in London, Manchester, and Birmingham, we are proud that our headquarters remain local, in Newcastle-Under-Lyme. We are delighted to announce that have appointed a Graduate Building Surveyor to join the JCA team. Hannah Woodcock has recently joined us after successfully gaining a first-class BSc (Hons) degree in Building Surveying from Birmingham [...]

7 04, 2022


We know how vitally important a safe and suitable learning environment is for all those within it, and also how important it is to access additional funding and resources for educational establishments. So, let the experienced experts at JCA project manage and/or provide other core Building Surveying services that may be needed during the CIF process for the next round of bids. We know that relevant leaders in educational establishments and organisations such as MAT Directors, Facilities Managers, Headteachers, Principals, School Business Managers etc are fully aware of the CIF - an annual bidding round for eligible academies, sixth-form colleges, and [...]

1 10, 2021

Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies Jonathan Cornes Associates are a private practice working on a wide range of building surveying disciplines providing professional advice on all aspects of property and construction. We are looking for outstanding candidates for the following positions, all based at our HQ in Newcastle-Under-Lyme. Senior MRICS Chartered Building Surveyor Do you want to work for a building surveying company with an excellent reputation? We are looking for people with drive, enthusiasm, commitment, and an ambition to succeed. In return, we offer competitive salaries and other benefits to those joining our team. For more information please contact us [...]

7 12, 2018

Outstanding Project Management & Design

Commercial Project Management At Jonathan Cornes Associates, we offer bespoke outstanding commercial core services in Commercial Project Management and Design; Dilapidation; and Building Surveying. We are proud to work alongside clients on a number of projects, and have done so for the last fourteen years. We also pride ourselves on the superb professional relationships we build with those we work for and/or alongside: Because what we do at JCA isn’t just about buildings. It’s about people, too….. We have successfully worked alongside The St David Group before, and our latest joint project is an exciting one located in [...]

5 12, 2018

JCA Design & Project Management

The Old Telephone Exchange, Wimbledon At JCA, all projects we undertake are different. That’s why the services we offer are, and have to be, bespoke. Offering outstanding commercial core services in Commercial Project Management and Design; Dilapidation; and Building Surveying, JCA have 14 years of experience and expertise in these key areas. Indeed, visit www.jcassociates.co.uk to see the full range of what we can do for/with your company. …….and we love a project at JCA. So, when long-standing client, commercial landlord Gregory Wilson, contacted us regarding an office refurbishment in Wimbledon SW19, it was right up our street. [...]

22 08, 2018

Our Mission & Value Statements

Mission Statement To safeguard commercial interests by interpreting technical building information into straight forward advice. Core Values Integrity - We provide clear commercial advice and make conclusive decisions to look after the needs of our clients. Accountable - We carefully consider the advice we provide our clients and take ownership over the decisions we make. Professional - Without compromise we are proud to provide the highest level of professional expertise. Collaborative - We work closely with our clients and business partners to ensure we provide a coordinated service. Customer Focused - Our client’s commercial objectives remain at the heart of [...]

18 08, 2016


Dilapidations Overview Dilapidations are part of a legal procedure based on any breaches of covenant in the lease, relating to the condition of the property. The repairs required during or at the end of a commercial lease are referred to as dilapidations and can include repair, redecoration and full reinstatement back to the original layout. Dilapidations are a complex and specialist field. Jonathan Cornes Associates is a firm of chartered building surveyors working with investors, developers and occupiers in both the public and private sectors across the UK. Our team has extensive experience of small and large [...]

19 07, 2016

Expertly Managed Office Fit Out Interior Design & Implementation

Expertly Managed Office Fit Out Interior Design & Implementation When considering carrying an office fit out or refurbishment of your premises the natural instinct is to consider managing the works yourself in the belief that it will both save you money and ensure your get exactly what you are expecting due to the hands on approach. This may well be the case in an ideal world however below are 10 points that should be considered before managing a project yourself: You may be an expert in your own field of work however do you have the [...]