Home Buyers Survey Hillingdon

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Hillingdon expanded when the Metropolitan Line to Uxbridge was built around 1908. It has some older properties, particularly going towards Ickenham and in Sweetcroft Lane, Long Lane and Blossom Way, where there are a number of large detached houses, although many of these have been redeveloped or modernised.

A large number of the properties were built in the 1930s and are semi-detached and terrace houses, such as can be found around Windsor Avenue, Ryefield Avenue and Grosvenor Crescent. The council built a number of houses in the 1950s around The Larches and there were further developments around the north of Long Lane (to the right) around roads like Radnor Grove in the 1970s.

There are shared ownership developments going towards Hayes (Ryder Court) and new build developments going towards Ickenham.



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Properties in Hillingdon which have been built close to the Yeading Brook, in roads such as Lyndhurst Crescent, 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).
A recent Enviromental Search has shown that a property in Hillingdon, Copthall Road West, Ickenham, Middlesex, UB10 8HT may well be affected by the Crossrail and HS2 schemes.

If you are buying a property in the area and this is of concern to you, you may well wish to consider purchasing an Energy & Infrastructure Report. or a report specific to either of the two rail schemes mentioned.
A recent Environmental Search for a property in Copthall Road West, Ickenham, Middlesex, UB10 8HT, stated that the dwelling was within 50m of an area with potential for natural ground instability.

The British Geological Survey has assessed the area of search as having moderate potential for natural ground instability. This does not necessarily mean there is cause for concern in terms of the property's stability. Active subsidence will be dependent on local conditions, such as the proximity of trees or areas where trees have been removed, which require an inspection of the site to identify the nature of the ground on which the property is built. A house buyers survey is advised to look for signs of property damage that may indicate poor natural ground conditions.

LondonMiddlesex is a county located in south east of England, however many parts of Middlesex are now commonly known as part of Greater London, with small sections in neighbouring counties.

Strictly speaking Middlesex as a concept is only kept in existence by many people continuing to name it as a county on postal addresses and other contributors such as Middlesex County Cricket Club, whose home ground is at Lord's in St John's Wood, just outside Central London. It is still loved despite it not having any form of administrative function etc.

People hearing about Middlesex assume it was/is a large county because of the amount of Greater London territory (West and North London and Westminster, with the Thames as its southern boundary) which lies within its borders. It is actually the second smallest county in the UK. Middlesex was established in the Anglo-Saxon system from the territory of the Middle Saxons. The largely low-lying county's soil is dominated by clay in its north and alluvium on gravel in its south.

Middlesex contains locations as diverse as Teddington (where the tidal Thames normally finishes), Enfield, Notting Hill, Ickenham, Ealing (where the famous film studios which produced so much early film comedy still exists), Hampstead and Southall.

Listed Building Surveyors Hillingdon

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

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Hillingdon Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting London Borough of Hillingdon Council at Civic Centre, High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 1UW, telephone 01895 250 111, 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 Hillingdon

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Hayes, Uxbridge, Ruislip, Ickenham, West Drayton, Crouch Hill and Yeading.

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


Home Buyers Survey Hillingdon

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Elm Croft Terrace, Colham Green Road, Hillingdon, Middlesex, UB8 3QF
  • 7 Elm Croft Terrace, COlham Green Road, Hillingdon, Middlesex, UB8 3QF
  • 29 Leybourne Road, Hillingdon, UB10 9HD
  • 80 Halford Road, Ickenham, Middx, UB10 8QA
  • 52 Windsor Avenue, Uxbridge, UB10 9AX

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Hillingdon 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 Hillingdon.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey identifies many different defects or potential risks that can be found within a property and is an essential part of any home buying process. The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is completed by a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) registered Surveyor so they are fully trained to provide you with the detail you need to give you the salient facts when you are looking to buy your home in Hillingdon.

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 HomeBuyers Survey and give you advice on what you should do to solve them.

If you are concerned about woodworm, or any other defects with the property in Hillingdon 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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Why does the surveyor need to be local

It is important to get a surveyor to attend the property who is local to your area.

A local surveyor will have extensive local knowledge of the area and will know if there are any issues that occur on properties locally. A local surveyor will also be aware of the market conditions in the area and it is more than likely that they have surveyed properties of a similar condition before.

It is also more efficient to work with a surveyor who is local to Hillingdon or who is used to completing surveys in Middlesex as driving for several hours to complete a survey can delay the report turnaround.