Commercial Property Dilapidations 


If the end of your commercial lease is approaching and you're soon vacating the property, you might be expected to leave it decorated and 'in repair'. If this is in your contract, it's imperative that you abide by it to avoid any unwanted costs after you have vacated the space. To make the process as easy as possible for your business, our team can take care of all decoration and repair works, and in less time than you'd think!

Whether you've got one year, one month, or even one week left, we can help you prepare for the end of your tenancy with our commercial property dilapidations service.


Ceilings and Floors

Any alterations to the ceiling and flooring areas will all have to be returned to the condition they were in when you acquired tenancy, including any feature lighting. This type of work is included in our dilapidation service so you can be assured that your premises will be returned to its original state.



During commercial property dilapidations, we get our decorators in to make sure that any paintwork alterations are returned to normal ready for the new tenant. You don’t need to worry about a thing!



If you have put partitions up or torn them down, you will need to reinstate these changes during your office dilapidations. Don't fear, as we can both remove and reinstate any partitions that have been altered during the commercial dilapidations process.


Did You Know?

We offer a turnkey commercial interior solution. This removes all the headaches and allows you to get on with looking forward to life in your brand new space. We can offer services to assist you in the following areas:



Dilapidations FAQs


Why are dilapidations included in my lease agreement?

Dilapidations often feature in commercial lease agreements to avoid any costs to the landlord for reversing any changes you have made, and to get the space ready for occupation by a new tenant.

What does ‘dilapidations’ mean?

Dilapidations meaning: repairs required at the end of a tenancy to return a space to its original state prior to occupation and changes made by the tenant.

Who pays for the dilapidations costs? 

Dilapidation costs generally fall on the current tenant of the space. However the exact agreement of this clause will be detailed in your lease agreement.

When should you carry out dilapidations

If you are moving to a new space, dilapidations are best carried out once you have vacated the old premises to avoid any disruptions to your business.