Smith Heritage Surveyors
Smith Heritage Surveyors is a leading building survey company based across the South of England and Wales. We work with buildings of all ages, but our specialism is heritage buildings.
Our mission is to make it easy for our clients achieve their property goals. We aim to debunk the complexities of buildings and legislation, providing invaluable advice to help you make life-changing property decisions with confidence.
At Smith Heritage, we know that no two projects are the same. That’s why we take a bespoke approach for each client, tailoring our service to your individual requirements.
About our surveyors
The Smith Heritage Team
The Smith Heritage Team strive to provide a first-class service for every client. Our highly qualified surveyors are all accredited by RICS and hold a degree in building surveying or similar. Using their wealth of knowledge and experience, in addition to the latest surveyance technology, our team will get the root of your property problem and advise you on the best solution.
Your surveyor will take the time to explain the findings of their work in as much detail as you require – they will even walk you through the property to highlight problem areas whilst onsite.
Our surveyors undergo regular professional development with leading industry bodies, such as the Pyramus and Thisbe Club, to stay on top of the latest changes in building legislation.
Our property services
Where we work
Our large team of surveyors are based across the South of England and Wales. However, we also travel all over the United Kingdom, including Scotland and Northern Ireland, for clients in need of specialist independent advice.
To fit in with your busy schedule, our surveyors will work weekends and evenings, too.
If you are looking for a new home in Wiltshire, Dorset or Hampshire then David or Lawrence will be your surveyor. Joe and Chris cover all of our London, Berkshire and Surrey surveys, whilst John covers the deep South West for us in Devon and Cornwall.
We are always looking for new surveyors who are efficient and competent in working with a range of building styles. If you are a building surveyor looking for a great new role and work environment please visit our careers page. We are particularly interested in those experienced in damp diagnosis and can undertake damp surveys in London.
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Book your property survey online
We offer a range of surveying and consultation services to meet your property needs. Whether you’re a homebuyer, homeowner, investor or property developer, our services will help you buy, develop or restore your property with professional guidance. Explore our full range of services here.
For independent property advice from industry experts, book your survey or consultation with Smith Heritage Surveyors today.
Your questions answered
Frequently Asked Questions
Our fees depend upon the size, complexity, location and value of your property. You can request a free quote and book your survey here.
The type of survey you should have depends on the type of property you’re buying. Generally, any house built after 1930 of standard construction should have an RICS HomeBuyer Survey. For houses built before 1930 or of non-standard construction, you should have a RICS Level 3 Building Survey. If the property is listed, we provide Listed Building Surveys that examine the condition, heritage and planning aspects of older buildings.
Yes, if this is organized with our office in advance. We will often need to liaise with the estate agent and vendors beforehand.
Yes, all our survey reports include detailed photographs to help you see exactly what we are describing and to fully understand any faults.
Yes, the survey includes a full assessment of the loft space.
We will inspect the roof area using a drone or pole camera, depending on the weather conditions and location.