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Fareham is a market town on the tip of Portsmouth Harbour between Portsmouth and Southampton in the southeast of Hampshire. The town has a documented history dating back to the Norman era.

The town has period properties from many eras, including the delightful Georgian townhouses in the High Street and the Victorian terrace houses in The Square in Titchfield. Fareham has numerous properties built in the 20th century, such as the 1930s semi-detached properties in Blackbrook Road.

In the 1960s, Fareham experienced a huge amount of development and large housing areas of Hill Park, Miller Drive, and much of Portchester grew until there was a continuous urban conurbation from Portsmouth to Southampton. By this time Fareham had expanded to almost encompass the surrounding villages of Funtley, Titchfield, Catisfield and Portchester. Whiteley was developed in the 1990s.

New build developments include the coming Welborne Garden Village development, intended to produce 6,000 new houses of various sizes. Construction started in 2015 and is set to continue until 2036.



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Properties in Fareham which are built in close proximity to the River Meon and the Wallington River, in streets such as Titchfield Hill and Wallington Shore Road, are in areas where flood warnings and alerts 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 parts of Fareham, including streets such as Bath Lane (Lower) and Belvoir Close, 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 which is 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.
A local Environmental Search taken out for a property based in Lynn Crescent, Fareham, PO14 4FP, is within 250m of an area where there is the potential for ground instability relating to non-coal mining.

The British Geological Survey has assessed that hazards because of underground non-coal mine workings in this area are highly likely. This area is known or suspected to contain underground mining for minerals and/or other materials where workings are likely to be extensive. This is not necessarily cause for concern; a house buyer's survey should be considered to test for signs of property damage which may relate to non-coal mining. Additionally, it should be noted that there is always the possibility of excavations that are outside of the scope of this dataset which could affect ground stability.

HampshireHampshire is a large county in southern england with the south coast as one of its frontiers. Some 85% of its land mass is classed as rural. Its county town is Winchester although this town's population is dwarfed by the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth, which are part of the ceremonial county of Hampshire but not the non-metropolitan county. Other major population centres include Basingstoke, Gosport, Waterlooville, Fareham, Aldershot, Farnborough and Eastleigh.

Hampshire contains the national parks of the South Downs and the New Forest and these cover some 45% of the county's area. The River Test is well known for its growing number of otters. The county contains many seaside resorts, including Hayling Island. Adjacent counties include West Sussex, Berkshire, Surrey, Wiltshire and Dorset. It is the birthplace of world-famous literary figures Charles Dickens and Jane Austen.

Listed Building Surveyors Fareham

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

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Fareham Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Fareham Borough Council at Civic Offices, Civic Way, Fareham, Hampshire. PO16 7AZ, telephone 01329 236 100, 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 Fareham

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Gosport, Lee-on-the-Solent, Titchfield, Whiteley, Knowle, Debenham and Southwick.

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


Home Buyers Survey Fareham

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Hill Road, Portchester, Fareham, HANTS PO16 8JZ
  • 11 Trinity Street, Fareham, HANTS PO16 7SD
  • 53 Highlands Road, Fareham, HANTS PO15 6AU
  • 132 Blackbrook Rd, Fareham, HANTS PO15 5BY
  • 91 West St, Fareham, HANTS PO16 0AU

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Fareham 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 Fareham.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey non-intrusively inspects both the external and internal structure of a property for matters which include these, among others; damp, subsidence, infestations, cracks and damage.

Whichever you opt for out of a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, they are both excellent for peace of mind if you are considering buying a property in Fareham.

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 they find any issues during the inspection, our Surveyor will flag them up in the Home Buyers Survey and give you advice on what you should do to solve them.

If you are concerned about woodworm in connection with buying or selling a property in Fareham, or any other defects with the property you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey as the costs of repairing the defects can run into thousands of pounds. 

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 Fareham 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.