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

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

Building Surveyor in Ilkeston

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

To get a quote on a survey in Ilkeston, 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 Ilkeston. Ilkeston is a town which is situated in Derbyshire.


Information on Ilkeston

Travelling west from Nottingham on the A6007 is the Derbyshire town of Ilkeston surrounded by the villages of Shipley to the north, New Stanton to the south, Cossall to the east and West Hallam to the west. The town is close to the M1 in between junctions 25 and 26 and due to its location is a perfect location for commuters to live if working in Nottingham or Derby . As with many towns in Derbyshire in the past Ilkeston was a coal mining town but that industry has faded with the mines eventually closing down. Years ago the town was a spa town with the Ilkeston Bath being built attached to the Rutland Hotel but with the contamination of the water from the mining works this was eventually ceased. The town has its share of links to well known people such as Coronation Street actor William Roache and My Family actor Robert Lindsay both being born in the town.

We frequently find ourselves in Derbyshire and particularly enjoy carrying out structural building surveys in the area of Ilkeston. Larger dwellings can be found in Dale Abbey, Stanley Common and Morley in a variety of styles and types of construction.


Building Survey Ilkeston

If you are planning to book a building survey on a property you are purchasing in Ilkeston 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 Derbyshire for example in:

Alfreton, Ashbourne, Bakewell, Belper, Bolsover, Borrowash, Breaston, Brimington, Buxton, Castle Donington, Chesterfield, Clowne, Condor, Derby, Dronfield, Duffield, Eckington, Glossop, Heanor, Ilkeston, Kegworth, Killamarsh, Long Eaton, Matlock, Melbourne, New Mills, North Wingfield, Ockbrook, Repton, Ripley, Shirebrook, Somercotes, South Normanton, Spondon, Staveley, Swadlincote, Swanwick, Tibshelf, Tintwistle, Whaley Bridge and Wirksworth.



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 Ilkeston 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 Ilkeston 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 Derbyshire.



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

VisitDerbyshire.co.uk , Derbyshireuk.net English-Heritage.org.uk, BritInfo.net , UKVillages.co.uk, KayuKay.co.uk , AboutBritain.com , Alfreton History.co.uk , Alfretonall.co.uk, Ashbourne-Town.com, Visit Ashbourne.co.uk, Ashbourne GolfClub.co.uk, BakewellDerbyshire .com, PeakDistrictInformation.co, Derbyshire Guide.co.uk, Bakewell Online.co.uk, B elper TownCouncil.co.uk , Belper -Research.com , Bolsover.Gov.uk , Borrowash.com , Visit Buxton .co.uk , Buxton Online.ne t, Buxton OperaHouse.org.uk , Buxton Raceway.com , CastleDonington .net , CastleDonington Museum.org.uk , CastleDonington rufc.co.uk , Chapel -en- le - Frith .com , Visit Chesterfield .info, Chesterfield .co.uk, Chesterfield .gov.uk, Claycross .gov.uk , Clowne Village.co.uk , Creswell-Crags.org.uk, VisionOfBritain.org.uk , Derby .ac.uk, Visit Derby .co.uk, Derby City.com, RoyalCrownDerby.co.uk, Dronfield .gov.uk , Dronfield online.co.uk , Dronfield .net , DWHParish.org.uk , Old Dronfield Society.org.uk , DuffieldDerbyshire .co.uk, JJB.uk.com/ Duffield, Duffield pc.org.uk, Glossop .com , Old-Glossop .com , GlossopHeritage.co.uk, Gigaflop.demon.co.uk, Ilkcam.com , Ilkeston .org , Ilkeston town.co.uk , Kegworth Village.com , Kegworth .LeicestershireParishCouncils.org , AChurchNearYou.com, Genuki.org.uk, Melbourne -uk.com, NewMills Heritage.com , N orthWingfield .org.uk, Repton Village.org.uk, DerbyPhotos.co.uk, EnjoyEngland.com , Shirebrook .net, Shirebrook .co.uk, Somercotes .ne t, Somercotes ParishCouncil.co.uk , SouthNormanton .com , SouthNormanton .org.uk , Spondon Online.co.uk , LockoPark.co.uk, Swad.com, Tibshelf 247.co.uk , Tibshelf ParishCouncil.gov.uk , Tintwistle cc.org , Tintwistle Band.org , WhaleyBridge .com , WhaleyBridge .org.uk , Wirksworth .org.uk , Wirksworth Festival.co.uk, Storyof Wirksworth .co.uk



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