We carry out building surveys and give independent advice in the Clapham Common area of London 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




A - Z of Information on Clapham Common, London. SW4.


Clapham Common in the London Borough of Wandsworth is a delightful green area with Long Pond, Eagle Pond, The Windmill on The Common and the Ark on the Park Nursery School to name but a few of the park's attractions.

As Independent Surveyors we are frequently in the London Borough of Wandsworth carrying out full structural surveys on residential and commercial properties. We particularly note the large open space which is Clapham Common to take in and admire on a relaxing walk whilst in the heart of south west London.


What's near Clapham Common ?

Clapham Common is in the London Borough of Wandsworth near to places such as Wandsworth Road to the north, Balham to the south, Spencer Park to the west and Brixton to the east. The Common is surrounded by the A3 to the north, A205 to the west and and A24 to the east in a triangular shape.


Purchasing a property in the Clapham Common area

If you are purchasing a property in the Clapham Common area, please ensure 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.


Independent Surveyors in the Clapham Common area

We are an Independent Surveyors working in the Clapham Common area. 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.

Please do not hesitate to call us on free phone 0800 298 5424 .

A: Athletics Sprint Track

There is a great Athletics Sprint Track on Clapham Common where you can book and have a great time with friends and in a group.


B: Bandstand

The Bandstand in Clapham Common is a Grade II Listed building which was built around 1890. At the Bandstand you can enjoy the many performances which often are free during the months of August to September.


C: Children's Play Area

There are two Play Areas on Clapham Common which have great facilities which are suitable for a variety of ages.


D: Donate a Bench

People can Donate a Bench on Clapham Common in memory of a loved one.



Please see our articles on London parks:

Burgess Hill Park

Bushy Park

Hampstead Heath

Hyde Park

Kensington Gardens

St James Park



E: Extremely Close To Brixton Market

After you have been to Clapham Common you could visit Brixton Market where they sell a range of great products.


F: Fishing

Fishing is allowed on Clapham Common during certain months of the year allowing people to fish in Eagle and Mount Pond.


G: Great Clapham Leisure Centre

The Clapham Leisure Centre is open every day and caters for families where they can take part in weekly activities which include Swimming, Football and Basketball.

As Independent Surveyors we are often asked to survey properties in the Clapham Common area and have also carried out many specific defect reports, expert witness reports and dilapidations surveys.


H: Helpful Friends of Clapham Common

Friends of Clapham Common are a group of individuals who live in the area and organise events and help maintain and sustain Clapham Common.


I: Independent Surveyors

As Independent Surveyors we have carried out a variety of different surveys in the Clapham Common area including Residential Building Surveys and also Commercial Surveys. If you are buying a house or business in Clapham Common area then call us for a truly independent opinion, we are not influenced by Banks, Building Societies or Estate Agents!


Please see our surveying articles on:

Are Surveys Better Than Valuations?

Why Have A Residential Survey?


J: Join in the fun at the Bowling Green

There is a Bowling Green on Clapham Common which can be booked where you can enjoy a lovely day in the Park playing Bowls.


K: Keen to see Battersea Park

Battersea Park is not far from Clapham Common and is another great place to spend a day seeing the beautiful ponds and lakes.

As Independent Surveyors when in the area carrying out Residential and Commercial Building Surveys in the Clapham Common area we often stop to take in the fantastic sight of the tranquil ponds.


L: Lovely Flower Gardens

There are lovely flower gardens in Clapham Common which are maintained by the Friends of Clapham Common.



Please see our articles on London parks:

Richmond Park

Telegraph Hill Parks

Kennington Park

Kilburn Grange Park

Hampstead Heath



M: Many Cafés

There are many cafes in Clapham Common which are located near the Bandstand and another near the Skatepark. The cafés offer a lovely range of food and drink and there is also The Windmill Pub which is located on Clapham Common South Side.


N: Numerous Ponds

There are three ponds in Clapham Common and two of them are used for angling. Long Pond is also used for model boating and they are a lovely place to stop and enjoy beautiful views of Clapham Common.


O: One O'clock Club

The One O'clock Club is open Wednesday to Friday and there are indoor and outdoor facilities as well as a range of events which happen throughout the year. The One O'clock Club is free and children have a great time playing in the sandpit, climbing frames and playing games.


P: Paddling Pool

The Paddling Pool in Clapham Common is very popular in the summer months and is a great place to play during a fun visit to Clapham Common.


Q: Quiet Nature Walk

There is a great Nature Walk which takes place in Clapham Common where individuals start at the Bandstand and can see the range of wildlife in Clapham Common.


R: Recently

The Olympic Torch passed through Clapham Common during the London 2012 Games.


S: Skatepark

The Skatepark in Clapham Common has been refurbished and was completed by money raised from a number of Trusts. The Skatepark is open to the public and is located in Clapham Common where people can enjoy the views of the wonderful Park.



Clapham Common has been mentioned in a number of TV programmes such as The Peep Show, The Adventure Of The Clapham Cook and Are You Being Served?. In one of Morrissey's songs Clapham Common is also mentioned.


U: Unbelievably Close To

Clapham Common Park is a great place to visit and is especially easy to access as it is located just near to Clapham Common and Clapham South Tube Stations.


V: Various Rides

There is a regular Fair on Clapham Common which has a great range of rides available for the public.



Please see our articles on London markets:

Petticoat Lane Market

Brick Lane Market

Camden Market

Leadenhall Market

Old Spitalfields

Portobello Market



W: Wonderful Colourscape Music Festival

The Colourscape Music Festival on Clapham Common attracts a large audience where there will be a number of performances which produce a mixture of colour and sound.


X: Xmas Tree Recycling

People can bring their Christmas Trees to Clapham Common where they recycle the trees.


Y: Yearly Opening Times

Clapham Common Park is open all year round and is a great place to visit.


Z: Zero Admissions Fee

The annual November Firework display on Clapham Common is free to the public.



Building Surveyor Clapham Common, London, SW4.

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

We are Independent Surveyors who carry out building surveys in the Clapham Common area of London, SW4. 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 Clapham Common, London, SW4.

We are independent building surveyors that operate throughout the UK. As building surveyors we are often asked to work on not only a residential building survey but also a boundary walls dispute survey or a specific defects survey if you have a problem with dampness or cracking in your property for example.


Commercial Building Surveyor Clapham Common, London, SW4.

We are also commercial building surveyors - still operating Clapham Common, London, SW4. we can provide schedule of condition survey, property report, dilapidations report and a commercial building survey - our independent building surveyors have the skills and experience to save you money on your commercial building purchase.


Where to get a building survey

We have a wealth of experience in providing Building Surveys to make sure you are buying the right property and providing market Valuations to ensure that you are buying the property at the right price. If you have any particular property problems we can carry out a Specific Defects Report.


Call us today on free phone 0800 298 5424 to discuss the services we offer. We are more than happy to talk about what the Building Surveys involve, these are also sometimes known as Structural Surveys or Engineers Reports.









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