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Main Structure building surveys in Essex and East London

Main structure building surveys and reports are limited to the roof, walls and floors of a property. Suitable for properties where substantial refurbishment is planned or the client is in occupation as a tenant.


This report type is intended to identify any major structural problems in these building components giving you peace of mind when it comes to the most important elements of your home.

Our price categories for main structure surveys (incl. VAT) are as follows:

                                                        (Excl. Valuation)    (Incl. Valuation)

Purchase price up to £150,000:              £325                £375

Purchase price £150,001 - £300,000:     £400                £450

Purchase price £300,001 - £500,000:     £500                £550


Phone for a quote on higher value properties.

Opinion of market value and buildings insurance valuation included at additional fee shown.


See Conditions of Engagement for main structure survey.


See Conditions of Engagement for market valuation.


For a more in-depth look at your property, Tillett Burns & Hughes Chartered Surveyors in Essex also offer Intermediate or Building Condition surveys.

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