Home Buyers Survey Haggerston

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What Types of House Survey Do We Offer?


SAM is one of the UK’s largest network of Surveyors with local surveyors throughout England. Our most popular property surveys are HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys and these inspections are completed by local RICS surveyors who have years of experience.

We handle all of the booking so you just need to call us for a quote and then we'll handle all of the access for you.
We offer many types of house survey including:
  • Level 2: HomeBuyers Report
  • Level 3: Building Survey
  • Damp & Timber Survey
  • Load Bearing Wall Survey
  • Chimney Breast Removal Survey
  • Snagging Survey
  • Removal of load bearing wall Survey
  • Property Valuation Survey
  • Probate Valuation Survey
  • Leasehold Valuation Survey
  • Structural Engineer Survey

If you are unsure which house survey to book click here or call us and we’ll advise you.

Not sure whether you need a Level 2: HomeBuyers Report or a Level 3: Building Survey? Find out by clicking here and seeing example reports
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Haggerston is an area of East London in Hackney Borough and is technically part of Shoreditch and therefore the East End proper. It grew significantly when the Regent's Canal arrived in 1820. Its northern boundary is Middleton Road, its southern boundary is Hackney Road and contains two major roads running north-south: Queensbridge Road and Kingsland Road.

Haggerston has an interesting mix of Georgian and early Victorian houses, warehouse conversions and new flats alongside social housing estates. Kingsland Basin has new flats and excellent period conversions. Albion Square has semi-detached houses dating from the 1840s, built in yellow or grey brick with stucco detailing and it and the surround streets have many smaller flat-fronted Victorian houses.

New build developments include The City Mills, a development of 760 mixed-tenure homes on both banks of Regent’s Canal; on the south bank it is off Whiston Road and on the north side it sits between Haggerston Road and Clarissa Street; and Mettle & Poise in Hackney Road, the redevelopment of the former Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children. 

The historic façade is retained but now containing 188 one-, two- and three-bedroom flats, with around 2/3 sold on the open market sale and the remainder sold via shared ownership and rent through a housing association.



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Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in the Haggerston area accompany the main Kingsland Road, also affecting roads nearby such as Arbutus Road and Downham Road.
A recent Environmental Search noted that a property in Haggerston in Ermine Mews, Laburnum Street, London, London, E2 8BF, is within 250m of overhead power lines or mobile phone masts.

Overhead lines and phone masts can be contentious and may have a visual impact on the surrounding area. This section of the report contains information on pylons and overhead power lines, as well as the locations of mobile phone masts.
Properties in some areas of Haggerston may be affected by overhead power lines or mobile phone masts.

A recent environmental search carried out for a property in Ermine Mews, Laburnum Street, London E2 8BF revealed that there were overhead power lines or mobile phone masts located within 250m of the dwelling.

Overhead power lines and phone masts can be contentious and additionally may have a visual impact on the surrounding area.

London.pngGreater 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 Haggerston

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

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Haggerston Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Hackney Council at 1 Hillman St, London E8 1DY, telephone 0208 356 3000, 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 Haggerston

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Dalston, Hoxton, Bethnal Green, Canonbury, Shoreditch, Hackney and Cambridge Heath.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake surveys in Haggerston. 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 Haggerston we'll be able to give you the detailed report you need to know what defects there are with your property.


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Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Flat 34 Benyon Wharf, 295 Kingsland Rd, Haggerston, London E8 4DQ
  • Flat 20 Haggerston Studios, 284 Kingsland Road, Haggerston, London, E8 4DG
  • 67 Rochford Walk, Haggerston, London E8 3HQ
  • 424 Kingsland Road, Haggerston, London E8 4AA
  • 12 Vixen Mews, Haggerston Road, Haggerston, London E8 4EJ

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Haggerston 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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Delivery of Reports

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 Haggerston.

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; damp, subsidence, infestations, cracks and damage.

The goal of the Home Buyers Survey, whether the Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or the HomeBuyers Report, is to provide reassurance when buying a home and this is the case if you are considering buying a property in Haggerston.

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 in your property in Haggerston, 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 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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What’s the difference between the HomeBuyer Report and a Building Survey?

The HomeBuyer Report is a survey carried out on smaller properties of a simpler design such as purpose built flats, bungalows, maisonettes and post-1950s houses of standard construction. The HomeBuyer Report comes in a standard format and can give a great general view regarding a property's construction and condition.

In contrast, Building Surveys are bespoke and better suited to larger and/or older properties where the original construction material may have degraded and requires further commenting on outside of the scope of a HomeBuyer Report.