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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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Biggleswade had a pleasant variety of architectural styles. Drove Road and The Baulk are two of Biggleswade's most desired residential streets due to their Victorian and Edwardian architecture.

You can find stunning Georgian properties such as on Thorncote Road.

Modern houses can be found in Saxon Fields which is the new housing development. Flats are also available on Shortmead Street.

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Properties on the far West side of Biggleswade are subject to flood alerts from time to time. This includes streets such as Ivel Gardens and Osprey Road as River Ivel runs parallel to these roads.

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).
Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in Biggleswade mainly centre around London road (A6001) running through it and the A1 round the outskirts impacting Windemere Drive and Holme Court Avenue.

The railway line also causes noise pollution for Roads such as Eldon Way and Sycamore Close.
Some properties in Biggleswade are located nearby to existing or proposed sites for wind turbines.

A recent environmental search carried out for a property on Shortmead Street, for example, flagged up that the property was built within 4km of existing or proposed wind turbines
The location of wind farms or turbines can be contentious due to visual impact.

BedfordshireBedfordshire is often abbreviated to Beds and is a county located to the East of England. It is a ceremonial county and a historic county, covered by three unitary authorities: Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, and Luton. Bedfordshire is bordered by Cambridgeshire to the northeast, Northamptonshire to the north, Buckinghamshire to the west and Hertfordshire to the southeast.

Bedford itself is halfway between Oxford and Cambridge and a railway line nicknamed the Varsity or Brain Line used to connect the two universities. Bedfordshire contains the Chiltern Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty, as well as Woburn Abbey and Safari Park. John Bunyan, author of the Pigrim's Progress, was from the county (born Elstow, just south of Bedford) and actually spent 12 years in Bedford Gaol for his nonconformist views regarding the restoration of the monarchy!

Listed Building Surveyors Biggleswade

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

SG18 8AY

Biggleswade Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Central Bedfordshire Council at Priory House, Monks Walk, Chicksands, Shefford, Bedfordshire SG17 5TQ, telephone  0300 300 8301, 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 Biggleswade

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Shefford, Lower Coldecote, Sutton, Milton, Langford, Old Warden and Eyeworth.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Biggleswade. 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 Biggleswade we'll be able to give you the detailed Biggleswade HomeBuyers report that you will need to know and what defects there are with your property.


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Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Maunder Avenue, Biggleswade, SG18 8GL
  • Dilley Croft, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8BF
  • Bonds Ln, Biggleswade SG18 8AY
  • High St, Langford, Biggleswade SG18 9RU
  • Station Rd, Biggleswade SG18 8AL

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Local Bedfordshire 
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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Biggleswade 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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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 Biggleswade.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey involves an examination of the structure of the inside and the outside of a property.

Choosing the right survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, to get is important however both a HomeBuyers Report and a Building Survey will identify any suspicions of the main defects discussed below.

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)
Should any issues be flagged up in the Home Buyers Survey, our surveyor will tell you what you need to do to get more in-depth advice on the extent and seriousness of the issue and what needs to be done to remedy it. 

If you are worried about a crack or cracks or indeed any other defects that you think your property in Biggleswade has, we strongly recommend you get a Home Buyers Survey as the cost of remedying the problem might snowball into many thousands of pounds further down the line. 

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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Is a Mortgage valuation a defect survey?

When you get a mortgage for your property in Biggleswade your mortgage lender requires you to pay for a mortgage valuation survey of the property. The aim of this survey is to give the mortgage lender reassurance that the property is worth what you are paying. Although you pay for the mortgage valuation survey, it belongs to the mortgage lender and often you won't be allowed to see it.

It is paramount that when buying a property you get your own HomeBuyers Survey that reports on defects or potential issues with the property; either a HomeBuyers Report or a Building Survey. Buying without a survey could leave you exposed to any repair costs or defects that you didn't spot. Defects such as subsidence can cost thousands to repair and would affect your future sale price if not repaired.


A HomeBuyer Survey will give you reassurance to buy your new home without worrying about what is in the closet. If you aren't sure what you should do or which HomeBuyer Survey to get call us and we'll talk you through the options - this is what we do!