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Chartered Surveyors Covering Essex and East London

Tillett Burns & Hughes Chartered Surveyors is a firm of chartered surveyors established in Essex in 1974.


We are quality assured for the provision of chartered surveying services, and are members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Independent Surveyors & Valuers Association.

Our residential survey services are as follows:

  • Main Structure survey of the property's roof, walls and floors

  • RICS Homebuyer survey with valuation and a concise report on main defects

  • Building condition survey, with a detailed report on type of construction, building defects, repairs needed and advice for future maintenance

Why choose Tillett Burns & Hughes Chartered Surveyors for your survey?

  • Both our partners are Fellows of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

  • Our partners each have over 40 years' experience as chartered surveyors

  • All surveys are carried out by one of the partners, with no delegation to juniors

  • The partners have an in-depth knowledge of all building types and are familiar with construction problems in non-traditional, as well as traditional buildings and building materials

  • We use our own database, compiled over many years, to forewarn us of problems found in certain locations or with particular property types

  • All advice we give to our clients is completely free from ties to any estate agents, finance groups or building societies

Our other property services include:

  • Single issue building defects

  • Party wall matters

  • Residential lease extensions

  • Commercial rent reviews

  • Lease renewals

  • Business rates


We also prepare schedules of dilapidations and ingoing condition schedules for commercial buildings.

Damp diagnosis? Included in all survey types or as a single issue.

Dry rot? Included in all survey types or as a single issue.

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