Home Buyers Survey Bermondsey

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What Types of House Survey Do We Offer?


SAM is one of the UK’s largest network of Surveyors with local surveyors throughout England. Our most popular property surveys are HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys and these inspections are completed by local RICS surveyors who have years of experience.

We handle all of the booking so you just need to call us for a quote and then we'll handle all of the access for you.
We offer many types of house survey including:
  • Level 2: HomeBuyers Report
  • Level 3: Building Survey
  • Damp & Timber Survey
  • Load Bearing Wall Survey
  • Chimney Breast Removal Survey
  • Snagging Survey
  • Removal of load bearing wall Survey
  • Property Valuation Survey
  • Probate Valuation Survey
  • Leasehold Valuation Survey
  • Structural Engineer Survey

If you are unsure which house survey to book click here or call us and we’ll advise you.

Not sure whether you need a Level 2: HomeBuyers Report or a Level 3: Building Survey? Find out by clicking here and seeing example reports
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Top tips for a Bermondsey Home Buyers Survey


Bermondsey is a district of southeast London in Southwark Borough and is within walking distance of the City of London. Its church of St Mary Magdalen in Bermondsey Street was completed in 1690. It has many buildings which were originally used in industry in the 19th century, when the area was one of the centres of the leather trade, although the area was heavily bombed in the 2nd world war blitz.

There are low-rise council blocks built from the 1930s in Cadbury Way and plenty of conversions of warehouses, such as The Jam Factory, Tanners Yard and The Glass House. You can find 2 and 3-bedroom flat-fronted Victorian cottages in Thorburn Square conservation area, which lies between Lynton Road and Southwark Bridge Road.

Some of the most upmarket properties are in the Shad Thames area, which consists mainly of purpose-built low to medium-rise apartment blocks alongside the south bank of the River Thames, such as in Gainsford Street and Queen Elizabeth Street.

New build developments include One Tower Bridge, which offers 367 1, 2 and 3-bedroom flats in 7 buildings, including one tower block and Snowsfield Yard in Melior Street, which offers 37 1, 2, and 3-bedroom flats and penthouses, 9 priced as affordable.


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Virtually all of the properties in Bermondsey are located in an area where flood warnings and alerts are issued 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, some parts of Bermondsey, including streets such as Mandela Way and Guinness Square, are 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.
A recent Environmental Search for a property on the road of St. James's Road, London, SE1 5JX, stated that it was within 50m of an area with a potential for natural ground instability.

The British Geological Survey has assessed the area of search as having moderate potential for natural ground instability. This does not necessarily mean there is cause for concern in terms of the property's stability. Active subsidence will be dependent on local conditions, such as the proximity of trees or areas where trees have been removed, which require an inspection of the site to identify the nature of the ground on which the property is built. A house buyers survey is advised to look for signs of property damage that may indicate poor natural ground conditions.

London.pngGreater 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 Surveyors Bermondsey

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

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Bermondsey Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Southwark Council at 160 Tooley St, London SE1 2QH, telephone 0207 525 5000, or you can check for the most recently stored planning applications online here:


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

Home Buyers Survey in and around Bermondsey

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Rotherhithe, Canada Water, Surrey Quays, Peckham, Camberwell, Stepney Green and Borough.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake surveys in Bermondsey. 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 surveys on properties in Bermondsey we'll be able to give you the detailed report you need to know what defects there are with your property.


Home Buyers Survey Bermondsey

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Unit 7 Chevron Apartments, 294 St Jame’s Road, Bermondsey SE1 5JX
  • 17 Hicks House , Frean Street, Bermondsey, London SE16 4AH
  • 17 Dover House, Lovelinch Close, South Bermondsey, London. SE15 1HE
  • 180 Jamaica Rd, Bermondsey, London SE16 4RT
  • 158 Jamaica Rd, Bermondsey, London SE16 4SN

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Local Greater London 
Building Surveyors

Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Bermondsey 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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Fast Availability and
Delivery of Reports

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 Bermondsey.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, non-intrusively inspects both the external and internal structure of a property for matters which include these, among others; damp, subsidence, infestations, cracks and damage.

If you are thinking of buying a property in Bermondsey, it is vitally important to book a Home Buyers Survey for your peace of mind.

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 Bermondsey, 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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Why do I need a survey if I have had a Mortgage Valuation?

A property survey is different from a mortgage valuation report. A valuation is a cursory look at a property to assess how much it is worth and whether it is suitable for a mortgage, this will include a note of any major works that might affect the value of the property however It is not a detailed inspection of the property’s condition.

Before buying a property, it’s a good idea to get a professional to carry out a thorough inspection. The Building survey and Homebuyers report will make you aware of problems with the property structure, repairs or alterations that need to be made and risk associated with the property.

Buying a new home is likely to be the most expensive purchase you ever make so it’s important to make sure you’re making a sound investment that won’t result in you losing money in the long run.