Home Buyers Survey Rotherhithe

We have local RICS surveyors with knowledge and experience of properties in Rotherhithe. We leave no stone unturned and our fees are fixed - plus we'll handle all the access for you with same week availability.

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Our Building Surveyors use their local knowledge of Rotherhithe to deliver a detailed report.
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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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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 Rotherhithe.

Top tips for a Rotherhithe Home Buyers Survey


Rotherhithe is a residential district in southeast London and part of the London Borough of Southwark and is bordered by the Thames to its north. St. Mary's Church is at the centre of the old Rotherhithe village, which contains various historic buildings including the Brunel Engine House at the south end of the Thames Tunnel.

It has a long port history having had working docks until the 1970s when they were largely filled in. The 1980s saw many warehouse conversions and new build developments, the latter particularly around Russia Dock Road, for example the low-rise flats in Capstan Way. New build developments include the apartments in Verney Road, and Plaza House in Cathay Street and the terraced houses for sale in King Stairs Close.


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Virtually all properties in Rotherhithe, located in streets such as Russia Dock Road and Capstan Way, are an in 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).
Properties sometimes have issues with ground stability in certain locations in Rotherhithe.

In a recent environmental search, taken out for a property in Hatteraick Road, the report noted that there was a moderate potential for natural ground instability within 50m of the property.

This should not be taken to mean that the property in question actually suffered/suffers from subsidence however as "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."

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Properties in some areas of Rotherhithe may be affected by environmental constraints.

A recent environmental search carried out for a property in Hatteraick Road revealed that the property was within 250m of an area likely to be impacted by environmental constraints. These included Marine Conservation Zones - Thames Estuary.

Areas which have been designated as having environmental or historical importance may impose constraints on property or land developments or alterations.

Listed Building Survey Rotherhithe

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

We have completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Canada Wharf, 255 Rotherhithe Street, Rotherhithe, London SE16 5ES
  • Plot 12, Lock House, Tavern Quay, Rope Street, Rotherhithe, London SE16 7TX
  • Flat 4, Walter Langley Court, 14 Brunel Road, Rotherhithe, London SE16 7HT
  • 501 Baltic Quay, 1 Sweaden Gate, London SE16 7TL
  • 142 Lower Rd, Rotherhithe, London SE16 2UG

Building Survey Rotherhithe Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Southwark Council at 160 Tooley Street, London SE1P 5LX, telephone 0207 525 5000, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Rotherhithe

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Canary Wharf, Wapping, Bermondsey, Limehouse, Shadwell, Deptford and New Cross.

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



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 Rotherhithe 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.

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Level 2 HomeBuyer Report with a Valuation

A HomeBuyer Report, also known as a Home Buyers Survey, is generally suitable for:

  • Bungalows
  • Flats
  • Standard construction houses

The majority of Rotherhithe's leasehold flats require only a RICS HomeBuyer Report but for any Victorian conversions, a Building Survey may well be required.