Home Buyers Survey Charlton

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Charlton is a district of southeast London in Greenwich Borough.

The architecture of Charlton is diverse; it evolved from a Thames-side village and rapidly developed in the 19th and 20th centuries into the London suburb that it is today. The Bugle Horn pub was originally a late 17th century coaching inn. The district's centre remains Charlton House, its former manor house, which wsa completed in 1612 and is a fine Jacobean mansion.

In Charlton Road a weather boarded seventeenth century cottage (Poplar Cottage) remains as a reminder of Charlton's rural past. Although there was Victorian suburban development on the slopes from Charlton Road to the Woolwich Road, 

Charlton retained the appearance of a quiet Kentish village until the 1930s when large housing developments, both private and municipal like the Guild Estate, Springfield, and Cherry Orchard, joined the small, attractive Kentish village to its larger neighbours, Blackheath and Woolwich.

New build developments include Victorian Way, which comprises 121 apartments, 3 duplex apartments and 21 townhouses.


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All properties in Charlton are built in an area where flood alerts are issued from time to time and those built closer to the River Thames, typically north of Charlton and Westcombe Park Railway Stations, in streets such as Westmoor Street and Greenroof Way, are in an area where flood warnings 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 areas of Charlton, including streets such as Floyd Road and Charlton Church Lane, 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.
When a surveyor is completing either a RICS building survey or a homebuyer report they will switch the lights on and off. If they feel like there is a problem that needs to be rectified they will advise you to consult an electrician.

A local electricion within the Charlton area is Rye Lane Electrical, 1-2 Central buildings, Rye Lane, Peckham SE15 5DW

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 Surveyors Charlton

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

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Charlton Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Royal Borough of Greenwich at Customer Services The Woolwich Centre Wellington Street Woolwich SE18 6HQ, telephone 0208 854 8888 , 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 Charlton

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Woolwich, Vanbrugh Park, Kidbrooke, Westcombe Park, Blackheath, Greenford and Falconwood.

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


Home Buyers Survey Charlton

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Victoria Road, Charlton SE7 7FN
  • 66 Wyndcliff Road, Charlton, London, SE7 7JY
  • 41 Rathmore Road, Charlton, London, SE7 7QP
  • 34 Charlton Church Ln, London SE7 7AF
  • 12 Troughton Road, Charlton, London, SE7 7QH

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Charlton 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 Charlton.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey is a visual inspection of the grounds and the internal/external structure of the property and identifies defects such as cracks or damage to the structure of the property, subsidence, damp and infestations.

Some of these defects you may not even see or know what to look for which makes getting a Home Buyers Survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, if you are considering buying a property in Charlton, incredibly important.

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 flags up any of these defects in your property in Charlton then our surveyor explains what you need to do to get further advice on how to investigate them and get It resolved. 

If you are concerned about your property has any other defects then you MUST get a RICS Home Buyers Survey as the costs for repairing the defects can run into thousands of pounds. If you can identify the defect before you purchase then you can get quotes for fixing it and either share the costs with the seller, or, in worst case examples, choose not to proceed.

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?

It is a common misconception that a mortgage valuation is a HomeBuyers Survey and this can leave home buyers exposed to high repair costs that could have been negotiated with the seller. A mortgage valuation is conducted by the lender’s surveyor to assess the value of the property and they do not provide a detailed report on structural defects.

A HomeBuyers Survey details defects and includes a full appraisal of the property independently to anyone else including the mortgage lender. You can use the information to obtain quotes to fix any defects and gives you the evidence to potentially share the costs with the seller.


Most savvy buyers make sure they get a HomeBuyers survey from an independent surveyor to make sure the property they are buying is free from defects. Call us on 0207 112 5388 to get the best HomeBuyers survey for your property in Charlton.

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