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If you are purchasing a property in West Sussex , please ensure that you have a building survey carried out on it by an independent chartered building surveyor. The survey will establish if there are any problems in the property and gives you the ability to either renegotiate the purchase price or if the work is too much for you then you can walk away from the purchase. Our survey reports also include the cost required to put any problems right so once you have read the report you are fully aware of the implications of any property problems.
If you are looking for a survey in West Sussex call us on free phone number 0800 298 5424 for a free, no obligation quotation. Alternatively click on the Quick Quote link. We can send you examples of our survey reports prior to booking your survey. We always like to meet you during the survey if convenient for you so you can see first hand any issues the property has.
West Sussex is located to the South of England with Surrey to the North, East Sussex and Kent to the East, Hampshire to the West and the sea to the South! 1stAssociated.co.uk have Surveyors who cover the whole of the UK including towns and villages in West Sussex, for example: Angmering, Ansty, Arundel, Bosham, with its sailing club, Bognor Regis famous for its Red Coats at Butlins, Burgess Hill, once famous for its tile and brick making and a town we have visited many times to carry out buildings surveys, Charlton, Chichester, known for its arts festival and theatre, Chidham, Coombes, Crawley, with its Queens Square shopping centre where we have often visited to carry out commercial surveys, Crawley Down, which is very close to Gatwick, Cuckfield, East Dean, East Grinstead, with the beautiful Ashdown Forest, Ferring, on the coast between Worthing and Littlehampton, Fernhurst, Findon, Haywards Heath, on the A272 not far from London and an area where it is easy to get to carry out surveys, Henfield, Heyshott, Horsham, with Warnham Local Nature Reserve, Horsted Keynes, Lancing, Lindfield, Littlehampton, at the mouth of the River Arun, Midhurst, with its castle set high overlooking the river, Maidenbower, Newick, North Chailey, Paxhill Park, Plaistow, Plumpton Green, Rudgwick, Sandrocks, Scaynes Hill, Selsey, which was once an island, Singleton, Slindon, Sompting, South Common, South Street, Southwater, Storrington, once famous for its tanning industry Walberton, Warnham, Washington, West Chiltington, West Dean, Whitemans Green, Wick, Wiston, Wivelsfield, Wivelsfield Green and Worthing where Jane Austin once stayed at Stanford cottage in Warwick Street where we have surveyed a variety of properties.
Our surveys are carried out by experienced chartered surveyors who have carried out surveys on every age, type and style of property over the years on both residential and commercial properties. We therefore have the expertise to spot a problem which to the untrained eye is not visible.
Our surveyors survey the whole building and will get on the roof if at all possible (one of our clients has likened us to Spiderman!). Where we can't physically get onto the roof we have a x16 optical lens which will take close up photographs of those hard to reach places.
Ponding to flat roof identified by one of our ‘spiderman' surveyors!
We also have thermal imaging cameras, damp meters, etc to ensure that we fully inspect the property.
Heat loss through a front door shown in red
We are also commercial building surveyors and can provide Schedule of Condition Surveys, Dilapidations Reports and Commercial Building Surveys. Our experienced and highly skilled building surveyors have the skills and experience to save you money on your commercial building purchase and our efficient support team ensure that the report is completed speedily. Our Schedules of Condition contain photographs throughout the property to ensure that your future liability is protected.
West Sussex has major towns and holiday resorts such as Bognor Regis, Chichester, Littlehampton, Midhurst, Selsey, Shoreham-by-Sea, Worthing and the towns of Brighton and Hove are close by, moving in land we have Burgess Hill, Crawley and East Grinstead, Haywards Heath, Horsham, Midhurst and Pulborough.
Driving around the area surveying properties in West Sussex we come across lots of small villages and travelling around the area is important to know the following incoming roads A27, A3, A29, A31 and A32 and the M27 is not too far away to the West and more to the North is the M23. There is a good railway system into London and you always have the option of flying out using Shoreham and Gatwick airports. The West Sussex picturesque village of Billingshurst is surrounded by the towns of Cranleigh to the North, Horsham to the East, Abingworth to the South and Midhurst to the West, situated just off the A272 and A29. Huxley's Birds of Prey Centre which is near Billingshurst is a sanctuary which has about seventy Birds of Prey which include Eagles and Hawks, at the centre you can hold the birds of prey and you take a stroll around the gardens surrounding the centre which has amazing tropical plants. There is also The Wey and Arun Canal which was opened in 1816 and is currently under construction which is a pleasant place to take a walk and see the scenery at the end of a busy day carrying out structural surveys on both residential and commercial properties in the area. One old building in Billingshurst which must be seen if you are interested in 18th century religious buildings is Billingshurst Unitarian Chapel in the High Street which was built in 1754 for General Baptists and is one of the oldest places of worship for Nonconformists. The building is a delightful brick built cottage of the Georgian Vernacular style, single storey with a gable headed porch and is Grade II Listed and has been extended and altered over the years.
As surveyors when travelling in West Sussex we have often visited many of the smaller villages to carry out building surveys such as Angmering, Ansty, Barnham, Bosham, with its sailing club, Charlton, Chidham, Coombes, Crawley Down, which is very close to Gatwick, Cuckfield, East Dean, Fernhurst, Ferring, Findon, Henfield, Heyshott, Horsted Keynes, Lancing, Lindfield, Maidenbower with its many old and new buildings we have surveyed, Newick, North Chailey, Paxhill Park, with its golf course set in the beautiful countryside in this area, Plaistow, Plumpton Green, Rudgwick, Sandrocks, Scaynes Hill, Singleton, Slindon, with its ancient Saxon church, Sompting, South Common, South Street, Southwater, in the Horsham area, Storrington, Walberton, Warnham, Washington, West Chiltington, West Dean, Whitemans Green, Wick, Wiston, Wivelsfield and Wivelsfield Green.
Whilst a lot of this is written from general knowledge and local knowledge of the area here are some websites that we think will be of interest to you in the West Sussex area, some of which we have used for information and we would like to give them credit for this.
Ferringvillage.co.uk, WestSussex.information, Ferring, Worthing.co.uk, TheAngelMidhurst.co.uk, CowdrayPolo.co.uk, Cowdray.Org.uk, ChichesterCathedral.co.uk, VisitChichester.org, Butlins.com, Bognor-Regis.org, Iknow-Sussex.co.uk, BritishListedBuildings.co.uk, ButlinsMemories.com, VisitWorthing.co.uk, WestSussex.info, SouthDownsonline.org, VisitSouthDowns.com, Vic.org.uk WestSussex.gov.uk, imap, Pulboroughurc.co.uk, EnjoyEngland.com, SussexPast.co.uk, WorthingMuseum.co.uk, Lancingsc.org.uk, ParhaminSussex.co.uk, WeirWoodReservoir.co.uk, RoyalAshdown.co.uk, Billingshurst-Community.org.uk, StorringtonParishChurch.org.uk, BunnLeisure.co.uk, LittlehamptonGolf.co.uk, HarbourPark.com, HorshamMuseum.org, UKAttraction.com, HaywardsHeathGolfClub.co.uk, EGRFC.co.uk, EastGrinsteadMuseum.org.uk, NHS.uk, Glendale-Golf.com, Washbrooks.co.uk, Westsussex.gov.uk, Sussexmuseums.co.uk and SussexByTheSea.com