We are expert Independent Residential and Commercial Building Surveyors and can help you with;

Building Surveys also known as Structural Surveys, Property Defect Reports , Building Disputes Surveys, Dilapidation Reports , Commercial Building Surveys, Schedule of Condition Surveys, Expert Witness Reports and Engineers Reports

The London Borough of Barnet

The London Borough of Barnet is the birthplace of British Aviation and home to the Hendon Aerodrome. You will also find many great eating places here.

Close to Barnet are the Boroughs of Harrow, Brent, Camden, Haringey and Enfield.

We hope you enjoy our website.


How we can help you and your property in Barnet

There are many different types of properties in Barnet which all have their unique problems. Over the years our Surveyors have carried out many Property Surveys in this Borough and beyond. If you are experiencing problems with your property with anything from leaking roofs, condensation, structural cracking etc then we have the experience and knowledge to help you. Is your cracking an early sign of structural problems or nothing for you to worry about? Call us on 0800 298 5424 to discuss this further.

What our Building Surveys include

If you book a Building Survey in Barnet with one of our expert Building Surveyors you will find that we take great pride in the quality of our Building Surveys and produce a very detailed Building Survey Report, whether it is for a Residential property or a Commercial property. We use plain English in our Building Surveys to explain any problems with the property to ensure that you understand the problems and how to resolve them.

We use sketches in our reports like this one showing Rising Damp to help you understand your property problems better

We use Super Optical cameras and all the very latest and best surveying equipment available and we also have thermal imaging cameras if needed.

In our Reports we include many photos and sketches to explain any problems to you.

We are real people, come and talk to us on your property survey. Telephone contact is also always available and we are happy to speak to you as many times as you need to discuss any issues you may have.


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What type of building survey or structural survey or building report do I need?

What is a Schedule of Condition and how can it help you?


Expert Building Surveyors helpful information on the London Borough of Barnet

To find out some interesting facts about Barnet and places to visit please click on the boxes below.

Places of Interest Properties we have surveyed in this area Facts about this area Types of property in this area



Information on areas within Barnet

Our expert Residential and Commercial Building Surveyors cover the whole of the UK including areas in the London Borough of Barnet such as: Arkley, Burnt Oak, Cockfosters, Edgware, Finchley, Golders Green, Hendon, Mill Hill.


Property Surveyors in Barnet

Discover more about us and why an Independent Building Survey is so important

We are Independent Property Surveyors who carry out bespoke Building Surveys in Barnet. We are independent of any lender, bank or mortgage company. When we are surveying a property we are working for you, not them. This means we are working towards your best interests. We want to ensure that your property investment is sound and that you are receiving value for money.

We strongly recommend if you are purchasing a property in the London Borough of Barnet that you have a Building Survey carried out on it. A Building Survey, prepared by a Building Surveyor could literally save you thousands of pounds. The survey only needs to uncover one potential problem with the property and the cost of the building survey is more than recovered.



To get a quote on a survey in Barnet please complete the short form by clicking the box to the right.



Residential Building Surveyors in Barnet

As Independent Residential Building Surveyors we are often asked to work on not only a Building Survey but also a Boundary Walls Dispute Survey, a Schedule of Condition Survey or a Specific Defect Survey.


Commercial Building Surveyors in Barnet

We are also Commercial Building Surveyors. We can provide Commercial Building Surveys, Schedule of Condition Surveys and Dilapidations Reports. Our expert Building Surveyors have the skills and experience to save you money on your commercial building purchase.


Contact us for help and advice if you have issues with your existing property or indeed if you require a valuation or building survey on a property you are purchasing in Barnet on 0800 298 5424.


Help on our website

Please take a look around our website. We have written 1000's of helpful articles on many property related problems and how to solve them which are all listed below.



Whilst a lot of this is written from our local knowledge of Barnet here are some websites that we think will be of interest to you, some of which we have used for information and we would like to give them credit for this.

information-britain.co.uk; keepbritaintidy.org; iknow-london.co.uk; milesfaster.co.uk; wikipedia.org; barnet.gov.uk

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We have thousands of free property articles to help you - or call us freephone on 0800 298 5424

We have been working in the property industry for many years and have been
providing free property articles for over ten years. All for free and to help you with buying your next property.

House and Home Surveys and Useful Information

All you need to know about Building Surveys

Building Control, what do they do?

Designers and Architects will they save me money or will they cost me money

Enviroment, Your Building and Garden Gnomes

Estate Agents help sell houses and work for the vendors

Have a Structural Survey to protect you against structural problems

Home improvements, builder problems and ideas for you on how to solve them

How a Surveyor values a property, Chartered Surveyors and Regulated Valuers

How Chartered Engineers and Building Engineers can help you

Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas

NHBC National House Building Council

Structural Surveys and How We Can Help You

Traditional and Non-Traditional Houses and Mortgage Problems

Valuations and how much is the building worth?

Whats the difference between a Chartered Building Surveyor, Chartered Surveyor and an Independent Surveyor

Useful property problem articles by Chartered Surveyors explaining building issues to avoid

External - Helpful information on building problems on the outside of the property

Chimney issues and problems

Cracking and Movement Problems and Surveying Solutions

Flat Roof Problems, how we can solve them

Foundations and Structures and Settlement and Subsidence and Underpinning

Pitched Roofs Problems and Solutions

Roof Problems

Wall Problems

Windows and Doors and Fascias and Soffits and Wet Rot and Dry Rot and other problems

Internal - House problems we have investigated inside

All you ever need to know about floors

Asbestos in your home, what you need to know

Ceiling Cracks and Structural Problems

Condensation, Damp and Black Mould Problems

Cracking and Movement Problems and Surveying Solutions

Windows and Doors and Fascias and Soffits and Wet Rot and Dry Rot and other problems

Woodworm is it a problem or not? Is it active or not?

Services - Building help and advice on costly services

Drainage, what's underground can affect what's above ground

Heating; I just can't get my house warm enough or alternatively I just can't get my house cool enough

You can't mess around with the electric, you need an expert


Commercial Property Services

Building Terms Explained and Directories

Commercial Property Surveys

Commercial Structural Surveys

Leisure Facilites

Offices Large and Small

Shops and Retail

Warehouse and Industrial Buildings

Dilapidations Help and Advice What is a Dilapidations Notice?

A Beginner's Guide to Dilaps

Damp Mould and Condensation

Dampness Rising Damp Mould Black Mould Condensation

Dilapidations and Negotiations

Dilapidations Claim by a Landlord

Energy Saving what can I do?

Finance what is a Financial Adviser (We are not Financial Advisors)

Fire Risk and Help

Health and Safety Risks

Insurance how do I get the correct property insurance?

Landlords Surveying Advice

Property Investment how can I invest in property?

Property TV Reviews by an Independent Surveyor

Schedules of Condition Leasing a Commercial Property

Scotts Schedule and Section 18 Valuation

Tenants Surveying Advice

Weather how does weather affect my property?



Snow and Ice

Strong Winds

Reviews from clients on Commercial Building Surveys

Churches and Charities, helpful reviews from our clients

Industrial Buildings and Warehouses and what our clients say about us

Offices Large and Small, reviews and feedback from our clients

Pubs, Restaurants, Hotels and other Leisure facilities we have surveyed over the years

Shops and Retail, helpful reviews from our clients


First Time Buyers

Buying a Leasehold or Shared Freehold Home

Buying and Selling Houses for the experienced house and home purchaser

First Time Buyers how do I go about buying my first house and home?

Improve your property knowledge with our presentations on house, homes and commercial property

Building Surveys

Building Surveying Useful Information


Dilapidations Presentations in Detail

Final Year Building Surveying Exams for University Students or those that would like to know more

How old is your Building? Which era was it built in?

Party Walls

Surveyors and Design Tools

Disputes and Party Walls

Boundary Disputes

Building and Property Disputes

Party Wall Book Reviews

Party Walls Your Rights and Responsibilities

1stAssociated Surveyors Review for Structural Surveys and Building Surveys

Building Surveys, reviews and feedback from satisfied customers

Buy to let property clients, what they say about our structural surveys

Buying at auction, review of the survey

Buying bungalows and retirement properties and how our surveyors can help

Both at work / busy couples, how we can help and some 1stAssociated client reviews

Families with a young person flying the nest, reviews and feedback

First Time Buyers, what they say about us

Listed buildings, structural surveys

Older buildings, a review of buying an older house

Families with children looking for a new home, feedback and reviews

Buying a Non-Traditional Property

Residential Surveys

House and Home Surveys

Commercial Building Surveys

Commercial Surveys

1st Associated Surveyors Are Also Available in the Following Areas:

East Anglia and East

South and South East

West Country and South West


North and North East



London Markets

London Parks



Areas of Britain

1stAssociated Independent Expert Property Surveyors

Specialists in Home Buyers Reports, Building Surveys and Structural Surveys and Schedules of Condition

All Surveyors are Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors qualified and RICS regulated

and are Members of the Independent Surveyors and Valuers Association

Putting the Client First

We do not accept service of documents by email or fax