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The majority of homes in Staines are detached or semi-detached, many of them built post-war, with some terraces dating from the Victorian period. There are a few small blocks of flats. Most of the 20th century housing has been independently built, since nearly all the council's estates are outside Staines parish itself.

There are elaborate Georgian shop houses lining Clarence Street but there are also a number of listed luxury apartments in the town. Ninety-four council houses were built around Worple Avenue in the 1920s. The bungalows of Penton Hook were built generally around or before 1919.


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Most of Staines is in a flood warning and flood alert area, including streets such as Brookside Avenue and Woodthorpe Road, and particularly to the south of Shortwood Common.

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).
There are currently no plans for fracking in the Staines area.
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, the vast majority of Staines is not regarded as an area with significant radon levels, however the area to the south of Ferry Avenue is slightly raised and recorded as having a maximum radon potential of 1-3% (the percentage is the chance of a property being built where Radon emissions might measure above the action level).

SurreySurrey is located in the south east of England and is well known for its high property prices and leafy areas. Guildford is the county town, however Surrey County Council can be found just up the A3 in the neighbouring town Kingston Upon Thames. It was in Dorking in Surrey at the White Horse where Charles Dickens wrote much of his Pickwick Papers and apparently based many of the characters on local people

The University of Surrey can be found in Guildford, however Surrey also hosts the Royal Holloway University of London (Egham), University of Law & Kingston University. HG Wells, writer of War of the Worlds, lived at Horsell Common in Woking in Surrey when he wrote the book and this is where, in the book, the Martians first land on Earth.

Listed Building Surveyors Staines

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

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Staines Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Spelthorne Borough Council at Knowle Green, Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey TW18 1XB, telephone 01784 451499, 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 Staines

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Egham, Wraysbury, Thorpe, Virginia Water, Chertsey, Feltham and Ashford.

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

  • Aspen Close, Staines upon Thames, Middx, TW18 4SW
  • St Olaves Close, Staines, Middlesex TW18 2LH
  • Guildford Street, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 2EQ
  • Nuthatch Close, Staines upon Thames, Middlesex,TW19 7BN
  • The Doultons, Octavia Way, Staines upon Thames, Middx, TW18 2QX

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Staines 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 Staines.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey is completed by a qualified RICS surveyor and delivers a visual inspection of the property in Staines and the surrounding garden. The aim of the survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is to identify potential risks or defects that you may not know are there such as cracks or damage to the structure of the property, subsidence, damp and infestations.

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, 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 in Staines 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 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 Staines.

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.