We carry out a building survey and give independent advice in Leicestershire on:

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

Building surveyor Leicestershire

Leicestershire is located to the Midlands. For more information on the Leicestershire area please scroll down and if you are looking for a survey in Leicestershire use our free phone number 0800 298 5424 .

Leicestershire Building Surveyor

If you are purchasing a property in Leicestershire, please ensure that you have a building survey carried out on it. A building survey, prepared by a chartered 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.

Leicestershire property survey

We provide Building Surveys to make sure you are buying the right property and provide market Valuations to ensure that you are buying the property at the right price together with Specific Defects Reports if you have any problems in any particular area then contact us today for a free, no obligation quotation. We are more than happy to talk about what the Building Surveys involve, these are also sometimes known as Structural Surveys or Engineers Reports.

Home Surveyor in Leicestershire

If you book a building survey in Leicestershire with 1st Associated surveyors you will find that we take great pride in the quality of our building survey and produce a very detailed building survey report, whether it be 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.

1st Associated Building Surveyors cover the whole of the UK including all towns and villages in Leicestershire for example in:

Anstey, Appleby Magna, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Barrow-upon-Soar, Barwell, Birstall, Blaby, Bottesford, Broughton Astley, Castle Donington, Coalville, Cosby, Countesthorpe, Croft, Crowland, Desford, East Goscote, Enderby, Fleckney, Frisby, Great Bowden, Groby, Hinckley, Hose, Ibstock, Kibworth Harcourt, Kirby Muxloe, Leicester, Long Clawson, Loughborough, Lubenham, Lutterworth, Market Harborough, Measham, Melton Mowbray, Mountsorrel, Narborough, Oadby, Old Dalby, Quorn, Ratby, Rearsby, Shepshed, Sileby, Stoney Stanton, Swannington, Syston, Thurlaston, Whitwick, Wigston and Woodhouse Eaves.

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


Building Surveyor Leicestershire

Discover more about us and why an INDEPENDENT BUILDING SURVEY is so important

We are an independent surveyors who carry out building surveys in Leicestershire. We are independent of any lender or 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.

Residential Building Surveyors Leicestershire

We are a building surveyors that operate throughout the UK. As a building surveyors in Leicestershire we are often asked to work on not only a building survey but also a boundary walls dispute survey, a schedule of condition survey and a specific defect survey.

Commercial Building Surveyor Leicestershire

We are also a commercial building surveyors - still operating Leicestershire, we can provide schedule of condition survey, dilapidations reports and a commercial building survey - our Leicestershire building surveyors have the skills and experience to save you money on your commercial building purchase.

Information on Leicestershire and where to get a building survey

For those not living in the area here is some general information on Leicestershire.

Anstey, with its Packhorse Bridge and ruins of Bradgate House where Lady Jane Grey spend her childhood nearby, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, with its delightful 15 th century castle and Elizabethan and Georgian buildings, Barrow-upon-Soar, which is twinned with Marans in France and has a replica of a Plesiosaur on a roundabout celebrating its find in the village in 1851, Barwell, once known for its shoe, hosiery and knitwear factories Birstall, with its large estate of new houses akin to a mini Poundbury named Hallam Fields, Blaby, close to junction 21 on the M1, on the A426, where we have conducted many structural building surveys, Coalville, aptly named as it once was well known for its coalmining industry, Cosby, the village that suffered from a freak whirlwind in 1930, Countesthorpe, where in Peatling Rd you will see an old 17 th century mud house which was once typical of the properties you would find in this area, Crowland , with the ruined monastery Croyland Abbey thought to be inspired by Wells Cathedral, Desford, with many Tudor, Stuart and Georgian buildings East Goscote, a 1940s new village built on the site of an army supply depo, Enderby , south west of Leicester, Fleckney, which in days gone by was home to the hosiery factory Walker and Sons, Groby, with the beautiful Sheet Hedges Wood a perfect place to stop after a busy day surveying properties in the area, Hinckley, famous for the Hansom Cab which was tested and developed in the town by its inventor Joseph Hansom, Ibstock , with the large brick company Ibstock Brick Ltd's Head Office in the town, Kibworth Harcourt, on the A6 between Market Harborough and Leicester with its Listed red telephone box, Kirby Muxloe, with its moated 14 th century castle ruins and was a village that was in receipt of many bombs during WWII, Leicester, with its modern glass cad theatre designed by architect Rafael Vinoly, The Curve, Loughborough, with its controversial Sock sculpture by Shona Kinloch in celebration of the town's earlier success in the woollen and hosiery industries, Lutterworth, renowned for the development of the jet engine by Sir Frank Whittle at Ladywood Works, Market Harborough, with its Old Grammar School building at the heart of the town, a delightful timber framed construction which stands on large oak pillars, of much interest to us as Surveyors, Measham, in between junction 11 and 12 on the A42, Melton Mowbray, synonymous with pork pies, on the River Soar there is the town of Mountsorrel, well known for its granite quarries, Narborough, now housing a gift shop but also a family home, Narborough Hall in Coventry Rd, is a great example of an Elizabethan Manor House, Oadby, with the beautiful Leicester University Botanic Gardens, Quorn, in the past home to framework knitters their 19 th century cottages in Sarson Street can still be seen with their large windows perfect for their work, Ratby, not far from the M1 junction 21a, on the B5380, Shepshed, known in the past for its woollen industry, where we have carried out many residential and commercial building surveys, Sileby, in the Soar Valley, Syston, with 18 th century houses in the High St and The Green, Whitwick with Whitwick Colliery which closed in the 1980s there are many red brick houses in the town which were for colliery workers in the past and Wigston once known as Two Spires in medieval times due to the two prominent church spires.

As Surveyors we have often surveyed in Leicestershire villages such as Appleby Magna, Bottesford, Broughton Astley, Castle Donington, home to the famous Donington Park Race Course and BMI's head office at Donington Hall, Croft, Frisby on the Wreake, Great Bowden, close to Market Harborough, Hose, Long Clawson, Lubenham, Old Dalby, which was ruled by the Danes in the 9th century, Rearsby , Stoney Stanton, with Stoney Cove poplar with divers, Swannington, Thurlaston and Woodhouse Eaves.

Contact 1stAssociated.co.uk for help and advice if you have property issues with your existing property or indeed if you require a valuation or building survey on a property you are purchasing in Leicestershire on 0800 298 5424 .



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

Go Leicestershire .com, ThisIs Leicestershire .co.uk, Leicestershire Villages.com, Leics.gov.uk, NWL eics.gov.uk, Ashby Online.co.uk , AboutBritain.com , AshbydelaZouch Museum.org.uk , English-Heritage.org.uk , BarrowUponSoar Heritage.org.uk , BritInfo.ne t, Birstall .LeicestershireParishCouncils.org, B laby .net , Blaby Parish. Leicestershire ParishCouncils.org , Coalville TownCentre.co.uk, Coalville -Heritage.info, Cosby . Leicestershire ParishCouncils.org , Cosby GolfClub.co.uk , Countesthorpe ParishCouncil.co.uk, Countesthorpe -Herald.org.uk, BritainExpress.com, Crowland -links.com, CrowlandAbbey .org.uk, Desford . Leicestershire ParishCouncils.org , Eastgoscote . Leicestershire ParishCouncils.org , Blaby.net/ Enderby , UKVillages.co.uk , EnderbyHeritage.org.uk, Fleckney .org.uk , British-History.ac.uk, Groby Directory.co.uk, Groby .org.uk, Groby . Leicestershire ParishCouncils.org, Touruk.co.uk/ Leicester, Hinckley Times.net , Hinckley andBosworthOnline.org.uk , IBstock . Leicestershire ParishCouncils.org , KirbyMuxloe .net, KirbyMuxloe . Leicestershire ParishCouncils.org , English-Heritage.org.uk/DaysOut, Leicester .gov.uk, TripAdvisor.co.uk , Loughborough .co.uk , Lutterworth .LeicestershireParishCouncils.org , Lutterworth gc.co.uk, Harborough .gov.uk , Market - Harborough .co.uk , Measham . Leicestershire ParishCouncils.org, Melton .co.uk , MeltonMowbray Market.co.uk , Mountsorrel .org.uk, Quorn don.com , Ratby . Leicestershire ParishCouncils.org , Shepshed .org, Sileby . Leicestershire ParishCouncils.org, Whitwick .org.uk, Syston .LeicestershireParishCouncils.org, NWL eics .gov.uk and ChavTowns.co.uk


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