Home Buyers Survey Beckenham

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Beckenham, like many London suburbs, saw a rapid increase in housing development with the arrival of the railway in the latter 19th century.

There are many Victorian properties in the area and you can find large Victorian houses in the roads around Kent House and Clock House stations, for example in Kent House Road and Barnmead Road. There are also larger Edwardian and 1930s houses, such as in Park Langley, and many semi-detached houses built from the 1930s onwards.

There are also modern developments, many offering shared ownership, such as in Wessex Court and County House in Beckenham Road.



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Properties built in the vicinities of the Chaffinch Brook and The Beck in Beckenham, such as in Forster Road, are subject to flood warnings and alerts from time to time.

If you are concerned that a property you are looking to buy is in a flood risk area, you should consider getting a flood risk report (click for more details).
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, a large area of Beckenham, including streets such as Albemarle Road and Bevington Road, is in a raised radon area, with properties built there having a higher probability than average of experiencing ground Radon emissions.

The raised Radon area has a maximum radon potential of 1 – 3% (the percentage is the chance of a property being built where Radon emissions might measure above the action level).

If you are concerned that a property you are buying is in an area of raised Radon, please click to visit Public Health England's UK Radon Map. Click also to find out more about Radon, Radon property searches and much more.
Getting a RICS home buyers survey for a property you're looking to buy in Beckenham can give you information about whether there are suspicions of asbestos present in any part of it which may need to be removed.

A recent HomeBuyers Report carried out on a property in Bromley Road stated the following about the garage, for example:

"The garage sits between a concrete floor and a corrugated cement board-covered roof. The roof is in a satisfactory condition and appears to be watertight. However, the cement board is likely to contain asbestos, and we would therefore recommend that any maintenance, repair or removal or the roof is only undertaken by a contractor who is experienced in handling asbestos."

LondonGreater London is an area which contains London, the capital of the United Kingdom (which itself centres on the Cities of London and Westminster) and a number of surrounding boroughs which are administered as London boroughs and which are the overall executive responsibility of the Mayor of London. It contains a large number of constituencies, each represented by an MP and it should be noted that these are not the same as nor even always continguous with the borders of the boroughs.

Many parts of Greater London were originally administered by the counties which surround London and these counties are often called the home counties. Enfield, for example, used to be classed as being part of Middlesex, but is now near the northern border of Greater London. Greater London's borders often coincide with a zone of 'green belt': areas where it has been decided that open spaces, parks, forests and wildlife reserves should act as a buffer against urban sprawl. London has numerous landmarks, anything from Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament to Karl Marx's grave in Highgate Cemetery.

Greater London contains more than 9 million inhabitants, a number growing daily, and as this is approximately 1/7 of the population of the UK, it can be seen that Greater Londoners have a large influence on the rest of the country politically and this is enhanced by the concentration of skilled workers gravitating towards the capital.

Listed Building Survey Beckenham

We have local RICS Listed Building Surveyors who specialise in listed building surveys in Beckenham. To find out more go to - Listed Building Surveys - Building Surveyor and Survey Cost in Beckenham

Building Survey Beckenham Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Bromley Council at Civic Centre, Stockwell Close, Bromley, BR1 3UH, telephone 020 8464 3333, or you can check the local authority website.

Read the following article if you are thinking about building an extension .

Local Building Survey Beckenham

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Bromley, Croydon, Bellingham, Crystal Palace, Penge, Barnehurst and Downham.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Beckenham. Whether you are buying an old run down 'doer upper' or standard construction freehold house, our RICS surveyors have seen them all.

With a vast number of years of experience completing building surveys on properties in Beckenham we'll be able to give you the detailed Beckenham HomeBuyers report that you will need to know and what defects there are with your property.


Home Buyers Survey Beckenham

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Bushey Way, Beckenham, Greater London, BR3 6TB
  • 72 Cherry Tree Walk, Beckenham, Greater London, BR3 3PQ
  • Rectory Rd, Beckenham, Greater London, BR3 1AA
  • 26 Cowper Road, Bromley, BR2 9RX
  • Flat 6, Cartmel Court, 30 Shortlands Road, Bromley, BR2 0XJ

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Beckenham to ensure they deliver a detailed homebuyers report to help you decide whether you should move forward with your home move or if you should pull out.

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We normally have availability within days of you booking and our turnaround for homebuyers survey reports is within 5 working days.

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Panel of RICS Surveyors

Ranging from 10 to 40 years all of our chartered RICS Surveyors are registered with and regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and have indemnity insurance that covers all of the work they undertake in a Home Buyers Survey in Beckenham.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey involves an examination of the structure of the inside and the outside of a property aimed at pinpointing issues such as subsidence, damp, cracks, infestation and damage. The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is non-intrusive.

NB If you're a first time buyer, you might wish to click on What is a House Survey to find out more, including what happens during the inspection.

Click to find out how much does a house survey cost (free, no obligation quote)
If the Home Buyers Survey shows up any such problems in your property in Beckenham, our appointed surveyor will explain to you what you should do to get more in-depth information about the type and scope of the matter and what is required to fix it.

If you are worried about any defects that you think your property has, we strongly recommend you get a Home Buyers Survey as the cost of remedying the problem might grow to many thousands of pounds as time progresses.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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Does a RICS surveyor perform asbestos testing?

The Survey is a visual assessment to help identify any potential issues.

The surveyor will inspect the property and if they have any suspicions of subsidence they will recommend that you get an asbestos specialist into the property.

The asbestos specialist will review of all accessible areas of the property to assess for asbestos and provide details of areas asbestos is potentially affecting along with taking samples and confirming if the material is asbestos.

We have asbestos surveyors covering Beckenham and they are all qualified to British Occupational Hygiene Society P402 and some to S301 Standards.

All samples are analysed in a UKAS accredited laboratory.

At the end of the process you will know what level of asbestos is present and what it will cost for you or the vendor to remove it.

Read more about asbestos here.