Home Buyers Survey Northolt

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Northolt is a suburban town in northwest London and as a village, dates back to the Saxon period. It was rural until the late 19th century – there are a few Victorian terrace houses surviving. St Mary the Virgin Church dates back to the 14th century.

Suburban development began in the 1920s. Most of the housing north of the Western Avenue was built in the 1920s–1930s, and is in the private housing sector. Most of the housing built to the south of the Western Avenue was built in the 1960s–1970s, and is in the social housing sectors, particularly along the Kensington and Ruislip Roads.

In the 21st century, a new large private housing development was built on the former site of the Taylor Woodrow company, adjacent to the Grand Union Canal. This development is known as "Grand Union Village" and incorporates a new canal boat marina.


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Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in Northolt can be found particularly around the Western Avenue (A40) and Church Road/Mandeville Road.
A recent Environmental Search has shown that Properties in various parts of Norholt, including Carr Road, Northolt, Middlesex, UB5 4RB, 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 on Carr Road, Northolt, Middlesex, UB5 4RB, 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.

LondonGreater 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 Survey Northolt

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

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Building Survey Northolt Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Ealing Council at Ealing Customer Services, Perceval House, 14/16 Uxbridge Road, Ealing W5 2HL, telephone 0208 825 5000, or you can check the local authority website.

Read the following article if you are thinking about building an extension .

Local Building Survey Northolt

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in South Ruislip, South Harrow, Greenford, Yeading, Northolt Park, Harrow and Eastcote.

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


Home Buyers Survey Northolt

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Laughton Rd, Northolt, Middx UB5 5LW
  • 93 Carr Road, Northolt, Middlesex, UB5 4RB
  • 37 Sandown Way, Northolt, Middlesex, UB5 4HZ
  • 3 Broomcroft Avenue, Northolt, Greater London UB5 6HY
  • 18 The Fairway, Northolt, Greater London. UB5 4SL

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Northolt 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 Northolt.

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 flags up any of these defects then our Surveyor explains what you need to do to get further advice on how to investigate them and get It resolved. 
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If you are concerned about your property in Northolt having any other defects then you MUST get a 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 is included in a Building Survey?

The Royal institute of Chartered Surveyors provides guidance on what you can expect to have included in your survey report.

The main areas included in the inspection are assessments for signs of subsidence, testing for damp, a review of drains and a loft and roof space inspection.

Checks are also made to identify any signs of asbestos or infestation which may require further specialist checks.

Utilities are assessed and any recommendations made if any concerns about age and condition are identified.

Testing of equipment cannot be carried out as tests can only be carried out by qualified specialists such as plumbers or electricians based locally in Northolt.

The surveyor provides recommendations in the legal section of the report which should be passed to the legal adviser carrying out the conveyancing to ensure any necessary enquiries are raised with the vendor’s solicitor.