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Dartford's town centre has been redeveloped extensively in recent times, although the town's history is a long one, so it has architecture from many different periods.

New Town developed in the latter part of the 19th century, when many Victorian terraces and cottage were built, then a number of private housing estates were built in the Edwardian period, such as The Swaisland Estate (off Dartford Road), The Downs, Fulwich and Priory Park. The White Hill Estate and housing around Havelock Road occurred after the outbreak of the first world war.

Many private houses were built in the 1920s and 30s, particularly around Devonshire Avenue and Windsor Drive. The council's Heath Lane Estate was built in 1934 and the much larger Temple Hill Estate was built in 1947. 

You can still find a number of properties inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement but a large majority of housing in the town consists of semi-detached properties of relatively standard construction, even if made to look slightly different from the outside. You can also find a number of bungalows.

There are a number of new developments in the area, such as Langley Square in The Knight aand Langley Square in Central Road (purpose-built flats), Temple Hill and Joyce Green Lane (terrace houses) and The Bridge (semi-detached houses).


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Dwellings built close by to the River Darent in Dartford, such as in Mill Road and Shirehall 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, some parts of Dartford, including streets such as Lavinia Road and Waldeck Road 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.
Raised levels of noise pollution from road traffic are at their highest along the paths of the M25 and the A2 and particularly where these intersect. This pollution also affects nearby roads such as Gothic Close and Curates Walk.

Raised levels of noise pollution from rail traffic occur along the route of the railway which passes through Dartford Station, affecting nearby streets such as Fulwich Road and Knights Manor Way.

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 Dartford

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

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Dartford Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Dartford Borough Council at Civic Centre, Home Gardens, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1DR, telephone 01322 343434, 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 Dartford

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Bexleyheath, Gravesend, Swanley, Erith, Bexley, Norwood Green and Belvedere.

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

  • Shirley Close, Dartford, Greater London, DA1 5BB
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  • 26 Birdwood Avenue, Dartford, Greater London, DA1 5GB
  • 9 Shirley Close, Dartford, Greater London, DA1 5BB
  • 66 Wilmot Rd, Dartford, Greater London, DA1 3BD

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Dartford 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 Dartford.

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 Dartford, 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 you're buying a home in Dartford which shows the signs of damp, or any other defects then you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey. 

The costs for making good or repairing some of these defects can run into thousands of pounds; however, If identified within a survey 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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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 Dartford 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.