Who are we

Dan Warfe PhD


Danielle is an experienced researcher, skilled in project management, risk assessment and communication. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Building Surveying and Certification and is a student member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors and the National Association of Women in Construction.


  • Project management
  • Client relations and communication
  • Research and data analysis

Alex Wood

Building Surveyor

Alex is a fully qualified and licensed Building Surveyor (unrestricted) with experience across all sectors. He has been practising building regulation for 20 years, primarily in Tasmania but also mainland Australia, and is a trusted and professional operator. He enjoys productive, longstanding relationships within the construction industry, and excels in identifying solutions within the regulatory boundaries.


  • Interpretation of building legislation
  • Assessment and development of performance solutions
  • Adaptive reuse and change of use
  • Public assembly venues
  • Access for people with disabilities
  • Aged care, supported accommodation and medical facilities

Why work with Pudding Lane


We do it properly, safeguarding your building and its occupants and reducing the risk exposure for all project participants.


We provide the advice and guidance you need to achieve your building project, insuring your building is safe and healthy for use.

Unrestricted license

We can work on any size and any type of building in any sector, and we have the breadth and depth of experience to assist with your project.

Vigilant and knowledgeable

We maintain up-to-date knowledge and resources so we can apply the latest industry developments and legal interpretations to your project.

Learning & Resources

Stay up to date with the industry

04 September 2019

When is a dwelling ancillary?

A building is ancillary to a dwelling when it is additional to, but not required for the dwelling to function: […]

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01 August 2019

Considering an outbuilding conversion? What you need to know.

Thinking of creating more space and converting your unused shed or garage into a home office or a bedroom for […]

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29 May 2019

Building surveyors and the courts

Two recent judgements involving building surveyors serve as a confronting reminder of the legal obligations of building surveyors. In the […]

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13 March 2019

Occupant wellbeing – the next frontier for the built environment

Building performance describes how well a building addresses its requirements for sustainability and occupant safety, health and amenity. Traditionally, building […]

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21 February 2019

How to minimise the potential for a building dispute

Each building project is unique, bringing people together from different organisations and with different expertise to achieve a one-off, long-term, […]

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12 December 2018

Let there be good light

Traditionally, lighting has been about visibility and safe movement within a building, but light distribution and patterns can have broader […]

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19 November 2018

Are you offering short-term accommodation?

If you’re offering short- or medium-term accommodation, you may need a permit. Consumer Building and Occupational Services are planning to […]

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22 October 2018

Building for bushfire

Living near the trees is pretty special, but it also means a bit more attention is needed to ensure your […]

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