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What Types of House Survey Do We Offer?


SAM is one of the UK’s largest network of Surveyors with local surveyors throughout England. Our most popular property surveys are HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys and these inspections are completed by local RICS surveyors who have years of experience.

We handle all of the booking so you just need to call us for a quote and then we'll handle all of the access for you.
We offer many types of house survey including:
  • Level 2: HomeBuyers Report
  • Level 3: Building Survey
  • Damp & Timber Survey
  • Load Bearing Wall Survey
  • Chimney Breast Removal Survey
  • Snagging Survey
  • Removal of load bearing wall Survey
  • Property Valuation Survey
  • Probate Valuation Survey
  • Leasehold Valuation Survey
  • Structural Engineer Survey

If you are unsure which house survey to book click here or call us and we’ll advise you.

Not sure whether you need a Level 2: HomeBuyers Report or a Level 3: Building Survey? Find out by clicking here and seeing example reports
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Top tips for a Stockwell Home Buyers Survey


Stockwell has been extensively rebuilt, particularly around the tube station, after the 2nd world war, although you can still find a fair amount of the influence of the Victorian era, such as Victorian terrace houses, around Stockwell Park Road, Stockwell Park Crescent, Durand Gardens and Albert Square.

The area contains much social housing in estates such as Lansdowne Green, Stockwell Park, Studley and Spurgeon; these were built in eras between the 1930s and the 1970s and some have had further redevelopment.

There are luxurious new flat developments in the Wandsworth Road area and shared ownership is offered in many places, such as Oak Square.



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Properties in the Stockwell area which are located to the west of the A3036 Wandsworth Road, built in streets such as Thorparch Road and Cowthorne Road, are in areas which 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).
Properties in some areas of Stockewell are built in designated smoke control areas.

A recent local authority search done for a dwelling in Clapham Road, SW9 9AR noted that the property was in such a smoke control area.

Under the terms of Section 20 of the Clean Air Act 1993, smoke emissions from all buildings are prohibited unless an exemption has been made by the Secretary of State under Section 21 of the Act.
Properties in various parts of Stockwell, including streets such as Clapham Road and Savoy Mews, may well be affected by the Transport for London 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.

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 Surveyors Stockwell

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

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Stockwell Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting London Borough of Lambeth Council at Brixton Customer Centre Olive Morris House 18 Brixton Hill London SW2 1RD, telephone 020 7926 1000, 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 Stockwell

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Brixton, Clapham, Vauxhall, Battersea, Kennington, Reigate and Camberwell.

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


Home Buyers Survey Stockwell

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Atlantic Road, Brixton, London, SW9 8PN
  • 22 Dudley House, London, SW9 0BW
  • Flat 7, Glasbury House, Edmundsbury Court, Ferndale Road, London SW9 8AY
  • Clapham Rd, London SW9 9BE
  • 35a Hubert Grove, Stockwell, London, SW9 9PA

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Local Greater London 
Building Surveyors

Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Stockwell 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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Fast Availability and
Delivery of Reports

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 Stockwell.

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 Stockwell 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 they find any issues during the inspection of your property in Stockwell, our surveyor will flag them up in the Home Buyers Survey and give you advice on what you should do to solve them. An example of this is where the surveyor finds evidence of woodworm infestation. 

If you are concerned about any other defects with the property 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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What’s the difference between the HomeBuyer Report and a Building Survey?

The HomeBuyer Report is a survey carried out on smaller properties of a simpler design such as purpose built flats, bungalows, maisonettes and post-1950s houses of standard construction. The HomeBuyer Report comes in a standard format and can give a great general view regarding a property's construction and condition.

In contrast, Building Surveys are bespoke and better suited to larger and/or older properties where the original construction material may have degraded and requires further commenting on outside of the scope of a HomeBuyer Report.