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Trowbridge is a large market town in Wiltshire and its history stretches back to at least the 10th century.

Its town centre is full of 18th century buildings erected by wealthy clothiers. Architectural historian Nikolaus Pevsner famously described the town centre as a 'row of palaces'. Some of those palatial 18th century exteriors are facades covering earlier 16th-17th century houses.

There are also a number of Victorian period survivals of various sizes. The town also has much housing constructed in the 20th century and up to the present date, both municipal and private.

New build developments include the semi-detached houses in Elmhurst Gardens, the detached houses around Hilperton and flats in Roundstone Mews, near the town's centre.


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Properties in Trowbridge built in the close vicinity of the River Biss and Paxcroft Brook, in streets such as Ashton Road and Old Farm Road, are in an area where flood warnings and alerts are issued 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).
Some properties in Trowbridge may be located in an area which is subject to a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).

A recent local authority search for a property in Market Place, Melksham revealed that it was within a CIL area.

The Community Infrastructure Levy is a planning charge, introduced by the Planning Act 2008 as a tool for local authorities in England and Wales to help deliver infrastructure to support the development of their area. It came into force on 6 April 2010 through the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010. Development may be liable for a charge under the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), if your local planning authority has chosen to set a charge in its area.

Click to find out more about the Community Infrastructure Levy(CIL)
Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in the Trowbridge area mainly centre around the A350, affecting nearby streets such as West Ashton Road and Common Hill.

WiltshireWiltshire is a county in South West England and its county town is Trowbridge. It has high downland and wide valleys and is arguably most notable for the Stonehenge and Avebury ancient stone circles found on Salisbury Plain. It also contains a number of well known country houses including Longleat and Stourhead. The landlocked county borders Dorset, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire and Berkshire.

Originally Wiltshire's county town was Wilton but the county council is now based in Trowbridge. Salisbury is the county's only city although Swindon, which has five times as many people as Salisbury (around 210,000), is its most populated built-up area.

The M4 is the one motorway going through the county and the main transport hub is Swindon, which has regular direct trains to London Paddington and other major conurbations. The nearest major airport is Southampton.

There are three universities in Wiltshire, all located in Swindon. These are; Cranfield University, a postgraduate-only institution, which has strong links with industry and the business world; the University of the West of England and the University of Bath in Swindon.

Wiltshire has many attractions, some of which are very quirky, including Burlington, a huge nuclear bunker which can accommodate 4,000 people, Longleat Safari Park, the Kennet & Avon Canal Museum in Devizes, the Swindon and Cricklade Railway and Salisbury Cathedral.

Swindon also hosts the Magic Roundabout, which has been voted the UK's scariest road junction.

Listed Building Surveyors Trowbridge

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

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Trowbridge Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Wiltshire Council at Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN, telephone 0300 456 0100, 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 Trowbridge

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Bradford-on-Avon, Avoncliff, Yarnbrook, Staverton, Westbury, Southwick and Ditton Marsh.

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

  • Meridian Walk, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9SX
  • The Gables, 50 Cock Hill, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9BQ
  • 26 Conigre Square, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8LJ
  • 1a Roundstone St, Trowbridge BA14 8DA
  • 72 Brook Rd., Trowbridge, BA14 9DL

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Trowbridge 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 Trowbridge.

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 Trowbridge.

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)
Should any issues be flagged up in the Home Buyers Survey, our surveyor will tell you what you need to do to get more in-depth advice on the extent and seriousness of the issue affecting your property in Trowbridge and what needs to be done to remedy it.

If you are worried about a crack or cracks or indeed any other defects that you think your property has, we strongly recommend you get a Home Buyers Survey as the cost of remedying the problem might snowball into many thousands of pounds further down the line.

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?

Mortgage lenders in England and Wales require you to a valuation for the property you are buying so that they can gauge whether the amount you are paying is appropriate. This survey is called a Mortgage Valuation. The mortgage valuation is paid for by you however the results aren't always shared with you as the survey belongs to the mortgage lender. On top of which it doesn't include any survey into potential defects or structural issues that are too often found in properties.

There is also a degree of confusion because the mortgage valuation is referred to as a survey and so many buyers assume this is what is meant by 'have you done your survey?' It is important that when buying a property in Trowbridge that you arrange your own Homebuyers Survey that reports on defects or potential issues with the property; either a HomeBuyers Report or a Building Survey. Buying without a survey could leave you at the mercy of undetected defects such as rising damp which can cost thousands to repair and would affect your future sale price if not repaired.

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