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Our surveying and engineering experts provide a range of specialist services, supporting our adjusters in achieving optimum indemnity outcomes and leading customer service on all aspects of building and construction claims.

We carefully select our in-house chartered surveyors and engineers on the basis of their qualifications, knowledge, and experience specific to the requirements of each claim.

The range of claims handled by our specialist team includes:

  • Damage to structures arising from all perils
  • Accidental and unexplained collapse
  • Contractors all risks
  • Subsidence
  • Structural investigation
  • All types of commercial businesses and forms of construction
  • Complex residential and real estate claims

Our in-house team provides valuable support to other divisions in Woodgate & Clark, particularly for major and complex losses and commercial claims.

We also undertake investigations on behalf of individual clients.

Phil Howlett

Phil Howlett, Senior Surveyor


Phil qualified as a chartered surveyor in 1992. He has extensive experience in project management, design, specification, and administration of contract works as well as general building repairs and renovation.

Phil moved into adjusting in the early nineties and has since handled building, general commercial, contractors and property owners liability claims.