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Pippbrook House

Pippbrook House is a Grade II* listed manor house built in the mid 19th Century in the Gothic Renaissance style. Originally constructed as a grand mansion for William Henry Forman, a millionaire ironmaster from South Wales, it has more recently been in local authority ownership and used as a library, offices and storage facility.

The building was designed in the studios of Sir George Gilbert Scott and uses an elaborate mix of local stone and render for the external elevations beneath slate and lead covered roofs. The interior is richly decorated with hand carved oak panels, wrought ironwork and gilded ceilings.

The future use of the building is currently under review but in order to avoid deterioration of the historic fabric, Grove Millican were commissioned to produce a detailed feasibility report and condition survey. In response to this report our commission was extended to preparing detailed design and specification proposals for essential repairs and maintenance of the external fabric.

Project Overview

Client: Mole Valley District Council

Location: Dorking, Surrey

Services Provided: Project Management; Design; Building Surveying; Quantity Surveying and CDM Co-ordinator

Value: Available on request