We carry out building surveys and give independent advice in West Yorkshire on:

Building Surveys, House Surveys, Property Defect Surveys, Commercial Building Surveys , Dilapidation Surveys, Schedule of Conditions

Building Surveyor West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire is located to the North of England. For more information on West Yorkshire and the West Yorkshire area please scroll down.


West Yorkshire Building Surveyor

If you are purchasing a property in West Yorkshire, 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.

Home Building Surveyor in West Yorkshire

If you book a building survey in West Yorkshire with 1st Associated Building 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 West Yorkshire for example in: Ackworth, Badsworth, Batley, Bingley, Birstall, Bradford, Bramhope, Brighouse, Castleford, Cleckheaton, Denholme, Dewsbury, Elland, Featherstone, Garforth, Gomersal, Halifax, Hartshead Moor, Haworth, Headingley, Hebden Bridge, Holmfirth, Horbury, Huddersfield, Ilkley, Keighley, Kirkburton, Knottingley, Ledston and Ledsham, Leeds, Marsden, Mirfield, Morley, Otley, Pontefract, Pudsey, Rothwell, Shipley, Sowerby Bridge, Tong and Wakefield.

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Building Surveyor West Yorkshire

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

We are independent surveyors who carry out building surveys in West Yorkshire. 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 West Yorkshire

We are 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 Surveyor West Yorkshire

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

Information on West Yorkshire and where to get a building survey

If you are interested in having a survey carried out in the West Yorkshire area please call our free phone number 0800 298 5424 where we will be more than happy to help you. 1stAssociated.co.uk are Independent Surveyors. We cover the whole of the UK including Ackworth a large sprawling village by the small River Went, Birstall a large village with connections to the Bronte sisters, Badsworth a beautiful quintessentially English village that is simply charming, Batley home to the Yorkshire Motor Museum and local variety club which has seen performances from Louis Armstrong and others,  Bingley famous for its ‘Five Rise Lock', the steepest lock flight in the UK, Bradford, a city rich in culture with award winning museums and amazing theatres, Bramhope a large rural village close to both Harrogate and Leeds, Brighouse in the Calderdale district of West Yorkshire with a Saxon heritage, Castleford, a town dating back to Roman times, Cleckheaton once a roman settlement now a thriving community close to Leeds and Bradford, Denholme, the home of one of the UK's largest wind farms, Dewsbury, popular for its open market with over 300 stalls, the largest in Yorkshire, Elland home to the Calder and Hebble Navigation Canal, Featherstone a large market town and former coal mining centre, Garforth a sizable town with structures dating back to the Norman times, Gomersal home to the Red House Museum that ias featured in a Charlotte Bronte novel, Halifax, an industrial built up city that has retained a number of historic buildings, Hartshead is centrally located village for businesses and leisure,   Haworth, famous for its connections with the novelists the Bronte sisters, Headingley a large suburb of Leeds and the home of Yorkshire Cricket, Hebden Bridge, a beautiful old town full of lovely buildings, Holmfirth, where the comedy ‘Last of the Summer Wine' was filmed, Horbury, the place the hymn ‘Onward Christian Soldiers' was written, Huddersfield, a lively town with excellent shopping and a good selection of restaurants and pubs, Ilkley, a town set in the Yorkshire Dales, a great base for walkers, Keighley, a town with some great architecture, Kirkburton an interesting village dating back to the iron age, Knottingley a town whose history is tied to travel and industry and linked to Ferrybridge, Ledston and Ledsham two small villages in West Yorkshire, Leeds, a diverse and exciting city with two large universities, plenty of entertainment and shopping, also museums, country houses and theatres, Marsden a small village set in the Pennine Moors, Mirfield, a town that has associations with Robin Hood, Morley a proudly independent market town close to Leeds, Otley, situated on the banks of the River Wharfe, a market town that retains its agricultural roots, Pontefract, home to a ruined castle with plenty of history and with its links to liquorice and where the annual ‘Liquorice Festival' is held, Pudsey a market town that lies between Bradofrd and Leeds, Rothwell, a good commuter base being about 6 miles from Leeds, Shipley is home to the fascinating Shipley Clen and the World Heritage Site of Saltaire on the outskirts of the town,  Sowerby Bridge, a beautiful old town and great tourist destination due to its wonderful scenery and rivers, a pleasure for us to do building surveys in, Tong a small settlement between Leeds and Bradford that has been kept from the ravages of industry, and Wakefield, full of history this is one of Yorkshires oldest cities and home to the tallest cathedral in Yorkshire, a very interesting place to carry out building surveys.

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 please do not hesitate to contact us today for a free, no obligation quotation. We are more than happy to discuss what the Building Surveys involve, these are sometimes also known as Structural Surveys or Engineers Reports.

Please call us today for a free, no obligation quotation and information on what the Building Surveys involve, these are also sometimes known as Structural Surveys or Engineers Reports. Let us ensure you are buying the right property at the right price.

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 West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire area some of which we have used for information and we would like to give them credit for this.

Yorkshire-escapes.com, Visitbradford.com, Bronte-country.com, PicturesofEngland.com; Aboutbritain.com; sowerby-bridge.org.uk;.  bingley-online.co.uk; yorkshire-england.co.uk; ctcp.org.uk; villageagenda.com; enotes.com; haworth-village.co.uk; hebdenbridge.com; aroundtownpublications.co.uk; huddersfield1.co.uk; ilkley-online.co.uk; keighleyonline.co.uk; leeds.gov.uk; sowerby-bridge.org.uk; wakefieldlife.co.uk

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Dilapidations Claim by a Landlord

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Schedules of Condition Leasing a Commercial Property

Scotts Schedule and Section 18 Valuation

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Strong Winds

Reviews from clients on Commercial Building Surveys

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House and Home Surveys

Commercial Building Surveys

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

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