Home Buyers Survey Poundbury

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Poundbury is a town which is an urban extension on the outskirts of Dorchester in the county of Dorset. The town is built on the Duchy of Cornwall land. Poundbury has a variety of properties built from 1993 such as semi-detached homes from phase 1 of development to more modern builds include larger detached houses.

The buildings in 1993 were made to be traditional urban pattern and new classical style build. Streets including Challacombe Street and Hermitage Ct are where some of these can be found.

Streets such as Lydgate Street and Woodland Crescent are where more modern builds can be found and some of these are sold under the Help to Buy scheme.

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There are some areas in Poundbury that are affected by noise pollution, mainly to those near to main roads such as the A35 and A37. Streets including Middle Farm Way, Peverell Ave West and Peninsula Way are areas near the main roads where there is a higher chance of being affected by noise pollution.
According to the UK Government’s Public Health England, Poundbury is in an area where there are raised levels of Radon. Streets such as Longmoor Street, Bridport Road and Netherton Street have a maximum radon potential of 1-3%.

Properties within these areas have a higher chance than average of experiencing ground radon emissions.
The 20th Century Society, which works to safeguard the heritage of architecture and design in Britain, listed Poundbury as a 'Potential Conservation Area'.

Should this proposed designation become actual, anyone looking to buy a property in Poundbury's area would be informed of it, and other matters of planning etc. via a Local Authority Search (click to find out more).

DorsetDorset is a county in the south of England with the English Channel on its southern coast. Its county town is Dorchester although larger cities and towns include Bournemouth, Poole, Weymouth and Ferndown. Dorset has various different types of landscape including clay valleys, limestone ridges and chalk downs. Bournemouth and Poole have their own unitary authorities.

More than 50% of the county is classed as being in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Its coastland in particular has been regarded as very interesting from a geographical/geological perspective, including the Isle of Portland, Durdle Door and Chesil Beach.

Sandbanks, a suburb of Poole, has achieved the heights of having the fourth highest land values in the whole world. Adjacent counties include Hampshire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Devon.

Bournemouth Airport offers scheduled flights to the European mainland and islands. There are no motorways in the county and the main trunk roads are the A303, A35 and A31. Poole offers ferries to France and the channel islands. Bournemouth has two universities, Bournemouth University and The Arts University Bournemouth.

Dorset has more than 30 general and specialist museums, including the Tank Museum at Bovington and the Dorset County Museum in Dorchester. Grade I listed buildings include Portland Castle, a coastal fort commissioned by Henry VIII, and Christchurch Priory, the longest church in England.

Thomas Hardy, the famous novelist, was born in Higher Bockhampton near Dorchester in 1840 - his fictional town 'Casterbridge' is based on Dorchester. Enid Blyton, the children's author, allegedly bought Purbeck Golf Club for £1, using it to go on holiday in Swanage: she apparently based many of her 'Famous Five' books around the Isle of Purbeck and Poole Harbour.

Finally, in the form of the Dorset Naga, the county has a claim on producing the hottest chilli in the world, with an average score of 923,000 Scoville Heat Units.

Listed Building Surveyors Poundbury

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

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Poundbury Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Dorchester Town Council at 19 N Square, Dorchester DT1 1JF, telephone 01305 266861, 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 Poundbury

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Dorchester, Lower Burton, Winterborne Herringston, Bradford Peverell, Martinstown, Charminster and Muckleford.

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

  • Harewood Rd, Poundbury Dorchester DT1 3RN
  • 1 Weir End Rd, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3RX
  • Challacombe St, Poundbury Dorchester DT1 3SN
  • Weir End Rd, Poundbury Dorchester DT1 3RX
  • Tyberton St, Poundbury Dorchester DT1 3AS

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Poundbury 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 Poundbury.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS 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 buy your home.

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 you're buying a home in Poundbury which shows the signs of damp, or any other defects then you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey. 

The costs for making good or repairing some of these defects can run into thousands of pounds; however, If identified within a survey 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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Is a Mortgage valuation a defect survey?

It is a common misconception that a mortgage valuation is a HomeBuyers Survey and this can leave home buyers exposed to high repair costs that could have been negotiated with the seller. A mortgage valuation is conducted by the lender’s surveyor to assess the value of the property and they do not provide a detailed report on structural defects.

A HomeBuyers Survey details defects and includes a full appraisal of the property independently to anyone else including the mortgage lender. You can use the information to obtain quotes to fix any defects and gives you the evidence to potentially share the costs with the seller.


Most savvy buyers make sure they get a HomeBuyers survey from an independent surveyor to make sure the property they are buying is free from defects. Call us on 0333 344 3234 to get the best HomeBuyers survey for your property in Poundbury.

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