Full Building Survey - Public House & Residential

If you are considering purchasing or leasing a public house or residential property, it's vital that you know the scale of the liability involved with the property prior to entering into any agreements.


By commissioning a UK Surveyors Building Survey you can help minimize any risks and costs due to expensive repair works.

When you have a copy of the lease agreement, you will see that there are a number of clauses within it that will need to be adhered to. These clauses will include maintenance, repairs and the redecoration of the property.

These clauses are very important as they can cost you a lot of money!

As a tenant, usually, you will be responsible for all of the internal and external decorations within a set period of time; also, you may find that you are responsible for some or all of the repair works to the property.

If you take on a property that is in a poor state of repair and within the lease it states, that the property is to be kept in a good standard of repair, and you have not negotiated other wise, you will be liable for these repairs.

This does appear to be unfair, however, unless agreed by both parties, the condition of the property when you took on the lease is irrelevant; you will still have to put all of the repairs right at the end of the lease.

The Key Benefit of a UK Surveyors Building Survey is that once complete, the survey can be used by the client to negotiate the lease offering the client added peace of mind.


Items covered within a UK Surveyors Building Survey:


Catering kitchens
Letting rooms
Cellars and alcohol storage areas
Dining areas
Licensed areas
Chimney pots and stacks, the roof covering, soffits, fascias, gutters and downpipes
The site, identifying any apparent problems with the boundaries, offering advice on trees that represent a threat to the property
The roof space, where accessible we will inspect, the internal area of the roof, the insulation, chimney stack and any water installation
Internal walls for signs of movement, settlement or subsidence
Property timbers for woodworm infestations and rots
Drainage, our surveyor will lift inspection chambers to examine where accessible
Damp testing on the walls to the accessible ground floor areas
Damp proofing where accessible

Our specialist Surveying team have over 40 years knowledge of the construction industry, we are always willing discuss your requirements before visiting the property and will be pleased to discuss any details arising once the inspection has been completed.

Upon receipt of your report, you will find the contact number of the Surveyor who carried out the survey and they will be more than happy to discuss the survey with you and answer any questions that you may have.

Contact Us:

Telephone the team on:



08081 689 059



01889 220 880



02030 567 537

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UK Surveyors Ltd

Office 14

Grosvenor Court

Wheelhouse Road


WS15 1LH