We carry out building surveys and give independent advice in the Holland Park 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




 Holland Park


Independent Surveyors in the Holland Park area

As Independent Surveyors we are frequently in the area of Victoria, Belgravia, Westminster and Holborn carrying out full structural surveys on residential and commercial properties. We particularly note the large and historic Holland Park which is a must to visit in the area.

We are Independent Surveyors working in the Holland Park 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 0800 298 5424.


How to get to Holland Park



9, 10, 27, 28, 49 and C1 on Kensington High Street, 31, 94 and 148 on Holland Park Avenue.



High St. Kensington (District and Circle) or Holland Park (Central)


What's near Holland Park?

The Holland Park is in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London W8 near to places such as Kensington High Street, Leighton House Museum, Commonwealth Institute and The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School. Holland Park is situated with Hammersmith to the west, Notting Hill to the north, Hyde Park to the east and Kensington High Street and Earl's Court to the south.


Purchasing a property in the Holland Park area

If you are purchasing a property in the Holland Park area, please ensure that you have a building survey carried out on it. A building survey, prepared by an Independent 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.


The A – Z of Holland Park, Kensington and Chelsea, London W8

A: Amazing Playground

Holland Park has a great Playground which has a number of activities such as swings, sand pits, climbing wall and climbing frames. There is a play area next to the playground which is enclosed for younger children.


B: Beautiful Royal Crescent

Grade II Listed Royal Crescent is a crescent which is located in Holland Park which has beautiful houses which are built to have four floors. The properties have balconies on the first floors which allow people to take in the beautiful scenery of the Holland Park Area.

We are frequently as Independent Surveyors asked to conduct Residential and Commercial Building Surveys on Listed properties and properties in Conservation areas.


Please see our surveying articles on:

Listed Buildings and Character Properties

Damp Proof Courses and Older Properties

Cracking and Movement Information


C: Cricket Pitch

There is a large Cricket Pitch in Holland Park which can be hired out to play crickets with friends or as part of a team.


D: Delicious Belvedere Restaurant

Belvedere Restaurant dates back to around the 17th Century and is located in Holland Park. Gardens and fountains surround Belvedere Restaurant which can be hired out as a reception for a wedding and offers a lovely selection of foods.


E: Expensive Residential Districts

Holland Park has a many large expensive houses and there are several Embassies located in Holland Park which each Embassy country maintains. Many famous people reportedly have properties in Holland Park including Simon Cowell, Jeremy Clarkson, Brian May and Anita Dobson.


F: Fantastic Dutch Garden

The Dutch Garden has a wide range of trees which is located next to the sport pitches and the tennis courts.

As Independent Surveyors we are frequently asked about the influencing distance of trees nearby to a property which is a concern of insurance companies.


Influencing Distance Defined

This is the distance in which a tree may be able to cause damage to the subject property.



Please see our articles on London markets:

Petticoat Lane Market

Brick Lane Market

Camden Market

Leadenhall Market

Old Spitalfields Market

Portobello Market

G: Giant Chess Set

In Holland Park there is a Giant Chess Set and is designed to bring people together to have fun playing Chess.


H: Holland House

Holland House was one of the first houses built in the Kensington area and was built for Sir Walter Cope in around 1605. Holland House is surrounded in around 500 acres and was damaged during the World War II.


I: Independent Surveyors

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

Please see our surveying article on:

Get A Survey Quote

J: Just near to The Commonwealth Institute

The Commonwealth Institute opened in 1962 and after not being used for a long time and there are plans to restore the Institute into The Design Museum.


K: Kyoto Garden

The Kyoto Garden was opened in 1991 and designed to celebrate the Japanese Festival. The Kyoto Garden contains a waterfall, large number of trees and plants and lovely pond full of Carp Fish.


L: Large Tennis Courts

There are large Tennis Courts in Holland Park including floodlit courts and tarmac courts ; people are able to hire the courts to play tennis and also hire tennis rackets.


M: Many Peacocks

There are Peacocks in Holland Park which can be seen mainly in the Peacock Lawn and in the Formal Garden.


N: Near the edges of Holland Park

Leighton House Museum is the House of Lord Leighton who was a Victorian Artist. The House is 19th Century with The Arab Hall containing hundreds of Islamic tiles which are from Syria. The house has Gilded Ceilings and tours are available of Leighton House Museum.


Please see our articles on London parks:

Richmond Park

Telegraph Hill Park

Kennington Park

Kilburn Grange Park

Hampstead Heath


O: Orangery

The Orangery is open to the public and has great facilities which can cater for many reception guests. There is also a marquee which can be hired if more events which have a large number of guests.


P: Pigs

In Holland Park there are pigs which have been added fairly recently and they have been added to remove any nettles which have been growing in Holland Park. The Pigs are enclosed in a Pig Pen and they are British Saddlebacks.


Q: Quiet Sibirica

The Sibirica is located in Holland Park and was sculpted by William Pye in 1999. The Sibirica is made from bronze the fountain is sponsored by a group called the Friends of Holland Park.

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


R: Right by the Entrance

The Gate Piers are located at the entrance of Holland House and are designed by Inigo Jones and Sculpted by Nicholas Stone.



S: Shopping

There are a number of places that people can go shopping near Holland Park including Portobello Market, Kensington and Notting Hill.



Holland Park has appeared in TV Programmes such as As Time Goes By and In Absolutely Fabulous Edina's House is in Holland Park.



U: Unusual Ice House Gallery

The Ice House Gallery has exhibitions which start from April and end in September where many people can come and view the interesting exhibitions.


V: Very Near To

Holland Park is very near to Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park which are great places to visit.


Please see our articles on London parks:

Burgess Hill Park

Bushey Park

Hampstead Heath

Hyde Park

Kensington Gardens

St James's Park

W: Walking Man Statue

The Walking Man Statue is located in Holland Park and is sculptured by Sean Henry.


X: Xcellent Open Air Holland Park Theatre

The Open Air Holland Park Theatre is located in the grounds of Holland Park House and opened in approximately 1964. The Theatre can hold over eight hundred people and has a canopy which covers the Theatre which is designed to survive all weather.


Y: Yearly Opening Times

Holland Park is open at 7:30 am each day and closes at different times throughout the year.


Z: Zero Fee Audio Walk

There is a free Audio Walk which takes under an hour and takes you around all the interesting place in Holland Park.


National trust sites close to Holland Park

Carlyle's House , Chelsea

Blewcoat School, Westminster

George Inn, Southwark



English Heritage listed sites close to Holland Park

The Pump House, Holland Park

Westminster College Chapel, Wandsworth

Sir Walter St Johns Grammar School, Wandsworth

The White Lion Public House, Wandsworth

Tooting Fire Station, Wandsworth


Museums close to Holland Park

Natural History and Science Museum


Residential Building Surveyors in the Holland Park area

We are Independent Building Surveyors that operate throughout the UK. As 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 and a specific defect survey.


Commercial Building Surveyors in the Holland Park area

We also provide commercial building surveys in the Holland Park area, as well as a schedule of condition survey or a dilapidations report. Our Holland Park area building surveyors have the skills and experience to save you money on your commercial building purchase.

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 the Holland Park area on 0800 298 5424 .



Whilst most of this is written from local knowledge of the area, here are some websites that we think may interest you in the Holland Park area, some of which we have used for information and we would like to give them credit for this. We are only human so if there are any amendments or additions or updates we would be pleased to receive your feedback so we can keep our website up to date












Independent Surveyors

If you truly do want an independent expert opinion from a surveyor with regard to valuations, mortgages, mortgage companies, surveys, building surveys, structural reports/engineers reports/specific defects report, structural surveys, home buyers reports or any other property matters please contact our Freephone number 0800 298 5424 for a surveyor to give you a call back.


Commercial Property

If you have a commercial property, whether it is freehold or leasehold then sooner or later you may get involved with dilapidation claims. You may wish to look at our Dilapidations Website at www.DilapsHelp.com and for Disputes go to our Disputes Help site www.DisputesHelp.com .

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