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Brookwood is a Surrey village in a semi-rural setting. Connaught Road is its main road and its housing consists of mixed Victorian terraces, Victorian/1930s/1950s/1970s semi-detacheds and larger detached houses.

Branching off from this main thoroughfare are a number of cul-de-sacs with more modern houses, some backing onto Basingstoke Canal.

Brookwood has expanded over the last century and a half largely because of its railway station and its huge cemetery (which had its own dedicated railway line) which was used as a burial ground in Victorian times for many Londoners because of the pressure on cemetery spaces nearer to the capital.

There are new build developments in the area, such as in Brookwood Heath – many apartments here have been sold under shared ownership.


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Properties in Brookwood built in close proximity to the Basingstoke Canal, in streets such as Billesden Road, Dawney Hill and Bagshot Road, are in areas which are sometimes subject to flood 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).
A RICS surveyor will always inspect any outbuildings such as garages when conducting a RICS home buyers survey for a property in Brookwood.

A recent building survey conducted on a property in Connaught Crescent noted the following, about the garage inspection, in the report:

"Where visible, the floor is badly cracked and settled so that it is uneven. Two panels in the party wall have cracked and a tapering gap has developed as a result of the movement of the floor. I recommend that the necessary repair work is carried out although this may be quite extensive if further movement is to be prevented. You would also need to liaise with the owner of the adjoining garage regarding work to the panels in the party wall."

Click to find out more about party wall matters
Properties in some areas of Brookwood may be affected by environmental constraints.

A recent environmental search carried out for a property in Brookwood Farm Drive revealed that the property was within 250m of an area likely to be impacted by environmental constraints. These included ancient woodland.

Areas which have been designated as having environmental or historical importance may impose constraints on property or land developments or alterations.

SurreySurrey is located in the south east of England and is well known for its high property prices and leafy areas. Guildford is the county town, however Surrey County Council can be found just up the A3 in the neighbouring town Kingston Upon Thames. It was in Dorking in Surrey at the White Horse where Charles Dickens wrote much of his Pickwick Papers and apparently based many of the characters on local people

The University of Surrey can be found in Guildford, however Surrey also hosts the Royal Holloway University of London (Egham), University of Law & Kingston University. HG Wells, writer of War of the Worlds, lived at Horsell Common in Woking in Surrey when he wrote the book and this is where, in the book, the Martians first land on Earth.

Listed Building Surveyors Brookwood

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

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Brookwood Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Woking Borough Council at Civic Offices Gloucester Square Woking Surrey GU21 6YL, telephone 01483 755855, 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 Brookwood

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Woking, Knaphill, Bisley, Lightwater, Chobham, Burnham and Guildford.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Brookwood. 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 Brookwood we'll be able to give you the detailed Brookwood 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:

  • Fenns Coombe Court, West End, Woking, GU24 9NB
  • 17 Gardenia Drive, West End, Surrey, GU24 9XG
  • 49 Queens Road, Knaphill, Surrey, GU21 2ED
  • Compton, Send Hill, Send, Surrey, GU23 7HR
  • Connaught Road, Brookwood, Woking GU24 0HJ

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Brookwood 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 Brookwood.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey identifies many different defects or potential risks that can be found within a property and is an essential part of any home buying process. The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is completed by a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) registered Surveyor so they are fully trained to provide you with the detail you need to give you the salient facts when you are looking to buy your home in Brookwood.

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 HomeBuyers 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 affecting your property in Brookwood 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 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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When should you order a survey?

The right time to book a survey is specific to each client’s situation. Generally speaking, it is recommended to book your survey for around a week after your mortgage valuation takes place. This way, if your lender is happy to proceed you are then on track and don’t have the stress of searching for a surveyor to attend your property at the last minute. Inversely, if your mortgage lender comes back and declines your application after the valuation, you then have breathing space to cancel the survey without fear of incurring cancellation charges.

If it is the case that you have concerns in regards to the condition of the property (be it subsidence or damp etc.) and feel that it will impact on what you are prepared to offer or whether you are even willing to proceed with the purchase, you may decide to book it in before your mortgage valuation in order to minimise costs in an already expensive process.