Blackacre: A placeholder name of a fictitious or hypothetical estate in land. Used to distinguish from Whiteacre, Greenacre, and Brownacre. 

We are a multi-disciplinary firm of Chartered Building Surveyors, providing a wide range of professional services in Neighbourly Matters, Building Surveying, Construction and Measurement Surveying. We provide both Residential and Commercial services and have a holistic understanding of buildings. Focus is driven to understanding not only the technical aspects, but also the finantial implications of our clients' requirements. 

Our experience and industry leading knowledge in Neighbourly Matters makes us experts in this field, with particular focus on Right to LightDaylight Sunlight and as Party Wall surveyors.

Blackacres' surveyors are able to provide a full range of Building Consultancy Services, providing the best information to our clients and mitigating their financial risk. Our specialism lies in Building Pathology and Heritage Buildings

The protection of our countryside is one of our core values at Blackacre. For every instruction we receive, we donate to good causes such as conservation of wildlife or tree planting. We hope this can go some way towards reducing our carbon footprint. 

Founder & Director


Blackacre was founded by Ben Salvage following a successful career working in London's Commercial and Residential property sectors. 


Having been employed by some highly respected building consultancies, and having worked within a number of professional disciplines, he now brings this expertise to Blackacre.

Among private clients he has also provided services to various corporate clients including: 

Mitchells & Butlers

Yum (KFC)


Cancer Research UK



Kundra Group