Home Buyers Survey Epsom

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Epsom has plenty of excellent Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian houses (and also Victorian cottages) in the locale as well as detached and semi-detached properties from the 1920s and 1930s. The town centre also has modern flats.

Large Victorian and Edwardian houses can be found around Burgh Heath Road. You can also find large detached 1920s houses there and around the Ewell Downs Road. St Martin's Avenue has larger modern houses.

The streets around Ashley Road have very attractive Victorian cottages and you find Arts & Crafts houses from the 1920s and 1930s around the Wilmerhatch Lane area.

Five new estates have been built in the last 12 years, namely Manor Park, Livingstone Park, Clarendon Park, Elements and Noble Park, with a total of more than 1,800 homes. Some of these have been sold under shared ownership terms. 


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According to the UK Government's Public Health England, much of Epsom is in a raised Radon area, in streets such as Dudley Grove and Woodcote Close, with properties built there having a higher probability than average of experiencing ground Radon emissions.

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.
Hair line cracks in rendering do not always mean you have subsidence. The surveyor should review them and make comments to confirm whether they feel you require a subsidence survey by a structural engineer or if these are typical of rendered elevations, that are caused by thermal movement (otherwise known as 'shrinkage') and are not considered a significant concern.

Read more about - What is subsidence?
The following are roads where there are small signs of radon gas which you may wish to get further checked via a radon search through your solicitor:

  • Ashley Avenue, Epsom, KT18
  • South Street, Epsom, KT18

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 Epsom

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

KT19 8BE

Epsom Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Epsom & Ewell Borough Council at Town Hall, The Parade, Epsom KT18 5BY, telephone 01372 732 000, 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 Epsom

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Ewell, Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Sutton, Chessington, Cheam and Tattenham Corner.

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


Home Buyers Survey Epsom

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Castle Avenue, East Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 2PL
  • Covelly Court, 27a Alexandra Road, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 4BX
  • Providence Place, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 4BB
  • Gatley Avenue, Epsom, Surrey, KT19 9NQ
  • Shawley Way, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5PG

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Epsom 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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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 Epsom.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey involves an examination of the structure of the inside and the outside of a property aimed at pinpointing issues such as subsidence, damp, cracks, infestation and damage. The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is non-intrusive.

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, 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 in Epsom 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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My property is a period flat, do I need a building survey?

This is a commonly asked question and it depends on the property to be inspected.

For a homebuyers report the surveyor is inspecting the property itself and common parts. If the property is a first floor flat with a garden flat below and a top floor flat above, there really is very little merit in instructing a full building survey as the surveyor has limits to what he can comment on.

If however the property to be purchased is the garden flat, then the surveyor is likely to have access to the front and rear of the property so is able to complete a more thorough inspection and therefore able to provide a more detailed report. So a building survey would be possible.

Always provide the postcode so that you can get guidance on what survey best suit your property.