Hartlepool Building survey, Hartlepool House survey, Property defect survey, Building disputes survey,
To get a quote on a survey in Hartlepool, 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 surveys and commercial surveys in Hartlepool. Hartlepool is a town which is situated in Durham.
Hartlepool was originally two towns; there was the old Hartlepool, known locally as the Headland and West Hartlepool. They were joined in 1967 and are now known as Hartlepool. It is located of the A689 near the North Sea coast; south East of Durham just 17 miles away and east of Bishop Auckland.
It has a natural harbour and was a small fishing town for hundreds of years. In the 13 th century it became a chief sea port and with the importance of its location defensive walls were built around the town to protect the people of the town from invaders. Throughout the Middle Ages Hartlepool's port was one of the busiest on the east coast, but this had declined by the 18 th century and the harbour went into disrepair. A railway was built in the 1830s which connected Hartlepool to the collieries of the South Durham Coalfield, so the harbour was modernised to handle the increase in traffic of ships, leading to the exporting of coal and importing of timber. Rival docks were built in 1844 to the south west of the Old Town; opening to traffic in 1847, around this a new town grew quickly overshadowing the old town. With its vast docks complex it became home to the ship building industry this was helped by the marine engine works and steel works that were in the town. In both world wars, Hartlepool was a keen target for the Germans, being bombed even before London! With the decline in heavy manufacturing in this country during the mid 1900s, Hartlepool suffered more than most with very high unemployment. The resilience of the town's people has pulled Hartlepool through and there has been a revival of the town with a new marina complex being built on the old docks site which as surveyors and structural engineers we have appreciated seeing. The port now has a busy trade that includes importing new cars from manufacturers abroad. Other jobs have been created, in the service industry, tourism and light manufacturing making Hartlepool a pleasant place to live.
If you are planning to book a building survey on a property you are purchasing in Hartlepool 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.
1st Associated Surveyors cover the whole of the UK including all areas of County Durham for example in:
Barnard Castle, Beamish, Bishop Auckland, Brandon, Castleside, Chester-le-Street, Consett, Crook, Darlington, Durham, Easington, Hartlepool, Lanchester, Newton Aycliffe, Peterlee, Rushyford, Seaham, Sedgefield, Shildon and Stanley.
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.
Contact us today for a free, no obligation quotation, including building survey, structural survey, homebuyers reports and pre sales reports, for Hartlepool and the surrounding towns and villages.
We carry out Structural survey, Structural Building survey on Residential properties and Commercial properties throughout Durham.
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 Durham area some of which we have used for information and we would like to give them credit for this.
Information-britain.co.uk, Picturesofengland.com, Greenwichmeantime.co.uk, englandsnortheast.co.uk, timetravel-britain.com, kidsnewcastle.co.uk, seedurham.co.uk, simplygolocal.com, information-britain.co.uk, bishopaucklandhistory.co.uk, dur.ac.uk; youngresidential.com, communigate.co.uk, picturesofengland.com, keystothepast.info , touristnetuk.com , wearsideonline.com , naturalengland.org.uk , heritagebritain.com , hardwickhallhotel.co.uk , seaham-hall.co.uk , seaham.gov.uk , nrm.org.uk , thisishartlepool.co.uk