Peter Bannister

Peter Bannister


Peter obtained a BA Honours Degree in Fine Arts at Manchester Metropolitan University before training in carpentry within his family’s building firm and later studying Building Surveying and Conservation. He has over twenty five years of experience working in the UK construction industry employed as a contract manager and surveyor in refurbishment, remedial treatment, repair and rehabilitation of buildings.

Principal Areas of Practice and Experience:
Peter is a Fellow of the Institute of Specialist Surveyors and Engineers (ISSE), formerly the Institute of Remedial Treatment Surveyors. He was a director of the institute for over five years and initiated the institute’s inaugural international conference on Dry Rot in 1995.

He is a member of the Property Care Association’s (PCA) board of Independent Consultants. He successfully introduced the UK’s first full scale, scientifically controlled treatment of dry rot using heat as the lethal agent rather than chemicals and now specializes in the strategic management of moisture and decay problems in buildings.

Peter joined H+REI in 1998 as an independent consultant in building pathology and remedial treatments. His consultancy work involves building inspections for decay and dampness, expert witness reports and specification and supervision of works on historic and modern buildings throughout the UK.