Insurance & Reinstatement

GDS provides technical consultancy services to a wide range of Insurance Companies, Loss Adjusters and Policy Holders on both residential and commercial properties.

Specifically in relation to insurance works we can provide an integrated service with a single point of responsibility. We can coordinate and manage professional suppliers offering insurers and policy holders a time and cost efficient solution in appropriate situations.


Over the years we have developed a list of building contractors with specific experience of reinstatement and by working in partnership with them we can ensure a high quality expedient service.

Insurance & Reinstatement

As well as providing design and contract administration services for reinstatement following loss, our expertise also includes:

  • Defect analysis in relation to new-build guarantees
  • Professional advice and reinstatement consultancy following property damage and loss
  • Project management of resultant works
  • Cost Validation
  • Reinstatement cost assessments including high value single property and portfolios in excess of £30 million
  • Risk control surveys for underwriters
  • Trace and access investigation
  • Defect analysis reports & claim validations