Home Buyers Survey Stoke-on-Trent

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Stoke-on-Trent is a city in Staffordshire to the north of the Midlands area. It formed in the early 20th century from the amalgamation of the areas of Stoke-up-Trent, Hanley, Burslem, Tunstall, Longton and Fenton. It is the only example of a polycentric city in the UK. It is the home of England's pottery industry.

Only a few of the buildings along the main street of Stoke survive from the early development of the town in the years immediately before and after 1800. Most of the frontages have been rebuilt, several of them in the different ornate styles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Housing styles are quite varied; there are Victorian double-fronted houses in Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge, there are Edwardian terraces in Tellwright Street, Burslem and many interwar period properties, typically semi-detached houses, such as the 2-bedroom properties of the 1930s in John Bright Street, Hanley. There are 1960s brutalist-style tower blocks in Bucknall Old Road in Hanley.

New build developments include the semi-detached houses in Russell Grove, Werrington, the detached houses in Dragons Court, Stone Road and the apartments in Poundlock Avenue, Hanley and Harold Hines Way, Trentham Manor.



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Properties in Stoke-on-Trent which are built in close proximity to the River Trent, in streets such as Woodhouse Street and Butler Street, are in areas 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 Stoke-on-Trent.

In a recent environmental search, taken out for a property in Wimborne Avenue, the report noted that there was a man-made ground instability within 250m 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 Stoke-on-Trent may be affected by overhead power lines or mobile phone masts.

A recent environmental search carried out for a property in Leek Road revealed that there were overhead power lines or mobile phone masts located within 250m of the dwelling.

Overhead power lines and phone masts can be contentious and additionally may have a visual impact on the surrounding area.

Listed Building Survey Stoke-on-Trent

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

We have completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Pickwick Place, Butt Lane, Stoke on Trent ST7 1LF
  • 1711 Leek Road, Stoke On Trent, ST2 7AA
  • 21 Starwood Rd, Lightwood, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 7EP
  • 209 Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge, Stoke on Trent, Staffs, ST11 9HQ
  • 51 Balfour St, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 3QN

Building Survey Stoke-on-Trent Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Stoke-on-Trent City Council at Civic Centre, Glebe Street, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 1HH, telephone 01782 234 234, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Stoke-on-Trent

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Meaford, Whitmore, Madeley, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Talke, Steyning and Blythe Bridge.

We work with specialist RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Stoke-on-Trent. 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 Stoke-on-Trent we'll be able to give you the detailed Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent's leasehold flats require only a RICS HomeBuyer Report but for any Victorian conversions, a Building Survey may well be required.