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Halifax is a minster town in West Yorkshire and was strongly associated with the wool trade from the 15th century onward. Parts of Halifax Minster date from the 12th century.

West Central Halifax has older stone terrace houses while North Halifax has many ex-council houses built in the 50s and 60's of varying standards; in recent years many houses in North Halifax have been redeveloped or demolished as was the case with the Jumples block of flats. Abbey Park, an award winning development in the 1960s was demolished in the late 1990s.

Wheatley, Bradshaw, Holmfield and Illingworth Moor. Savile Park, Skircoat Green have many higher-priced properties, many of which are period detached or modern detached mansions.

There are new build developments in Wakefield Road (detached houses) and Riverwood Close (semi-detached houses) among others.


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Properties in Halifax which are built in close proximity to the Hebble Brook, in streets like Dyer Lane and Hill Park Avenue, 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 Halifax, including streets such as Back Clarence Street and Bedford Street North, is 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 3-5% (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 roads in the Halifax area mainly centre around the main road – Cow Green and Barum Top, impacting roads and streets such as Gibbet Street and Trinity Road.

YorkshireYorkshire is the largest county in the United Kingdom and it is made up of large subdivisions; North Yorshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire; which administer their own parts of it although the whole is still recognised as a cultural region and geographical territory.

The largest city is Leeds although there are several large-sized cities in the county, such as Sheffield, Huddersfield and Hull and it also contains York, a very beautiful walled city. It is bordered by the counties of Durham, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Cheshire, Lancashire and Westmorland.

Yorkshire boasts some wonderful natural areas such as the North York Moors and the Dales National Parks. The Howardian Hills and Nidderdale have been designated as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Yorkshire County Cricket Club plays at Headingley in Leeds and there are a number of prominent football clubs in the county such as Leeds United, Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday and Middlesbrough.

Every Easter Monday, the World Coal Carrying Championship is carried out at Gawthorpe - competitors have to carry a 50kg sack of coal for around 3/4 of a mile!

Listed Building Surveyors Halifax

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

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Halifax Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Kirklees Council at 24 Commercial Rd, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9DA, telephone 01484 222960, 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 Halifax

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Brackenhall, Nettleton Hill, Kirkburton, Honley, Gawthorpe, Portslade and Thunder Bridge.

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

  • Lowerhouses lane, Huddersfield, HD5 8JZ
  • 102 Lambhall Road, Longwood, Huddersfield, HD3 3TJ
  • 48 Corby Street, Huddersfield , HD2 2SE
  • 72 Market St, Huddersfield, Yorkshire HD3 4HT
  • 153 Church St, Huddersfield HD1 4UJ

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Halifax 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 Halifax.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

Our RICS Surveyor, during a Home Buyers Survey in Halifax, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, inspects both the inside and the outside of your property and searches in particular for subsidence, damp, infestations and any cracks or other damage to the property. The procedure 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 flags up any of these defects in your property in Halifax 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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What happens if your surveyor finds signs of damp?

If your RICS surveyor flags issues with damp during your defect survey then your next course of action is to contact a damp specialist. The damp surveyor will inspect internal and external walls and floorboards for visible signs of moisture using something called a moisture meter. Finally the surveyor will take a sample of the porous material by drilling into the wall, to see how damp it is.

If you are carrying out the damp survey as part of your due diligence before you buy the property, it is reasonable to ask the seller to cover the costs in your negotiations as the damp will have been worsening during the current owner's tenancy.