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

Alton Building survey, Alton House survey, Property defect survey, Building disputes survey, Alton Dilapidation survey, Alton Building survey, Alton Commercial building survey, Alton schedule of condition survey

Building Surveyor in Alton

"To find out some interesting facts about Alton and places of interest in Alton and the surrounding areas you can click on the four boxes below."

To get a quote on a survey in Alton, carried out by an Independent Building Surveyor, click on the red 'quick quote' box above.

If you book a survey with 1st Associated you will find that we take great pride in the quality of our survey and produce a very detailed survey report. We use plain English to explain any problems with the property to ensure that you understand the problems and how to resolve them.

We carry out residential structural survey and commercial survey in Alton. Alton is a town which is situated in Staffordshire.


Information on Alton

Thrill-seekers should head to Alton Towers in Alton near Stoke-on-Trent for roller coasters such as Nemesis and Oblivion – not for the faint hearted! There are also many smaller rides suitable for children of all ages such as the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ride and of course the water flume (make sure you wear something waterproof!)

What makes Alton Towers different is its unique setting of a theme park in beautiful grounds and gardens. There are now themed hotels in the grounds to have an overnight stay and take advantage of the park before the general public descend. All in all a fabulous day out for all the family. Enjoy!


Building Survey Alton

If you are planning to book a building survey on a property you are purchasing in Alton or the surrounding area then we would like to assure you that we always send a suitably qualified and experienced surveyor to carry out the job. This ensures that you get expert advice on any issues that we may find with the property we are surveying. All our surveyors are members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - RICS - and are Independent Building Surveyors. Being 'independent' means that they are working for you and you alone; they do not work for a mortgage company or an estate agents, so they have your best interests at heart.

All our survey contain lots of images, clearly showing any problems that we have identified at the property such as woodworm, rising damp or cracking to the walls. We also use sketches in our survey which are aimed at helping you to understand how certain areas are constructed or to help show more clearly a problem that we have identified. You will also find lots of definitions of any building terminology that we may use in our survey, as we firmly believe in 'Plain English' and really want you to fully understand what we are saying in the survey report.


Independent Building Surveyor

1st Associated Surveyors cover the whole of the UK including all areas of Staffordshire for example in:

Aldridge, Alton, Audley, Barton-under-Needwood, Biddulph, Brownhills, Burntwood, Burton-on-Trent, Cannock, Cheadle, Cheddleton, Cheslyn Hay, Codsall, Eccleshall, Fazeley, Forsbrook, Gnosall, Great Wyrley, Hanley, Hednesford, Kidsgrove, Kinver, Leek, Lichfield, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Norton Canes, Pelsall, Penkridge, Perton, Rugeley, Stafford, Stoke-on-Trent, Stone, Stretton, Tamworth, Tutbury Uttoxeter and Wombourne.

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

We always recommend that people have a building survey carried out by an Independent Surveyor. It is laughable to expect that a mortgage owned / estate agent owned surveyors will give impartial advice. Call an Independent Surveyor on 0800 298 5424 for an impartial survey.

1st Associated provide house survey, commercial survey, engineers reports, property training plus more all carried out by RICS surveyors in Alton and the surrounding areas.

Contact us today for a free, no obligation quotation, including building survey, structural survey, homebuyers reports and pre sales reports, for Alton and the surrounding towns and villages.

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We carry out Structural survey, Structural Building survey on Residential properties and Commercial properties throughout Staffordshire.



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

English-Heritage.org.uk, BritInfo.net , UKVillages.co.uk, KayuKay.co.uk , A boutBritain.com , VisionofBritain.org.uk , Staffordshire .gov.uk, Staffs.ac.uk, This Is Staffordshire .co.uk, Enjoy Staffordshire .com, Staffs Moorlands.gov.uk, EnjoyEast Staffs .co.uk, Visit Stafford.org, South- Staffs - Tourism .co.uk, VisitSouth Staffordshire .co.uk, SStaffs.gov.uk, BritainExpress.com, Tourist Netuk.com, VisitStoke.co.uk, Staffs Moorlands.gov.uk, Staffordshire WhyKnot.co.uk, Aldridge -web.com , Aldridge RFC.co.uk , AcumenBooks.co.uk, Wishful-Thinking.org.uk, Barton - Under - Needwood .org.uk , BartonMarina.co.uk , Biddulph.co.uk , Members.Madasafish.com , ChaseWaterRailway.co.uk , Waterscape.com , Walsall.gov.uk, Guardian.co.uk, Burton-on- Trent.com , In Burton.co.uk , Burton -on- Trent .org.uk , Alton ChaseDC.gov.u k, ClickityWorld.co.uk , Alton-Shopping.co.uk , Cannock-Chase.co.uk , Cheadle -Staffordshire.org.uk , Cheadle .org , CheadleTown.co.uk , Cheddleton HistoricalSociety.co.uk , Cheddleton .ne t, Cheddleton Carnival.co.uk , PeakDistrictInformation.com , Waterscape.com , VisitTheHeart.co.uk , Codsall ParishCouncil.co.uk, StNicholas Codsall .org.uk, EccleshallParishCouncil.org, EccleshallRUFC .co.uk, Eccleshall Biomass.co.uk, Fazeley .info , CanalJunction.com , Fazeley TownCouncil.co.u k, DraytonManor .co.uk , Forsbrook .org.uk , Forsbrook ParishCouncil.org.uk , Gnosall web.org.uk , St-Lawrence- Gnosall .com , Wyrley -Wide-Web, UKLinux.net , Great - Wyrley .net, ThePotteries.org, HeathHayes .non-league.org, Hednesford aog.org.uk, HednesfordMCC .org, Kidsgrove.info , Kidsgrove Athletic.co.uk , KidsgroveTownCouncil.gov.uk , Kidsgrove -Wheelers.co.uk , Ski- Kidsgrove .co.uk , KinverOnline.co.uk , Stourbridge.co.uk , KinverBrewery.co.uk , LeekOnline.co.uk , RudyardLake.com , Visit Lichfield .co.uk, Lichfield .gov.uk, Lichfield -Cathedral.org, ThisIs Lichfield.co.uk, Newcastle -Staffs.gov.uk, NULC.ac.uk, Newcastle GolfClub.co.uk, NortonCanes .com, Churches.Lichfield.Anglican.org, Pelsall -History.co.uk, CrutchleyHistory.co.uk, Penkridge .org.uk, Penkridge Ceramics.co.uk, Perton Village.co.uk, Perton GolfClub.co.uk, Rugeley Power.com, Visit Stafford .org, StaffordBC .gov.uk, Stafford Town.co.uk, Visit Stoke .co.uk, Stoke.gov.uk, Stoke Coll.ac.uk, StokeOnTrent Festival.co.uk, Stoke Boats.co.uk, Into- Stone.co.uk, StoneStaffordshire .co.uk , JoulesBrewery.co.uk, BritishListedBuildings.co.u k, Tamworth.gov.uk , TamworthCastle.co.uk , ThisIs Tamworth .co.uk, TamworthHeritageTrust.co.uk, Snowdome.co.uk, TutburyCastle.com, Tutbury .org, Discover Tutbury .com, Uttoxeter .com, Uttoxeter-Racecourse.co.uk, Pitcherocom, Wombourne .net, StBenedictBiscop.org.uk and WomBrookblog.co.uk,.



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