Derbyshire Surveyors is the trading name of Wilkins Vardy's survey and professional valuation department. Our survey team is led by experienced RICS qualified chartered building surveyors Dan Elliott and Julian Wilks, both based in the Chesterfield office, but operating throughout the Derbyshire, South Yorkshire, and Nottinghamshire areas. A range of professional survey and valuation services are available, as listed below.

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Types of Surveys Available

Building Survey

Commonly referred to as a structural survey, this report is particularly suited to large, old or unusual properties.

Property Condition Report

The property condition report is a condensed version of the Homebuyers Survey, with the same level of on site inspection.

Energy Performance Certificate

We have a team of residential and commercial energy assessors who can produce all levels of certificates at very competitive prices.


This is a limited inspection of the property. Only obvious significant defects that affect value are commented on together with any legal matters such as alterations, rights of way etc.

Homebuyers Report

A more detailed inspection and report designed to give the purchaser useful information in a user-friendly format.

Not sure what time of survey you need?

 Red Book ValuationSpecific Defect ReportRICS HomeBuyer ReportBuilding Survey
Sample Reports Sample Valuation Report Sample Specific Defect Survey Sample Homebuyers Report Sample Building Survey
Type of Property Any residential property, in any condition Any residential property, in any condition Traditional houses, flats, bungalows and so on, in apparently reasonable condition Any residential property, in any condition
Type of Service Standard Report Format Standard Report Format A shorter, less detailed report in a standard format A detailed report that is tailored to suit your needs
Aim of Service To give you: Informed decision on the market value of a property taking into account its state of repair and location To give you: an assessment of a particular defect. Technical advice on how to rectify the defect To help you: make a reasoned and informed decision on whether to go ahead with buying the property; make an informed decision on what is a reasonable price to pay for the property; take account of any repairs or replacements the property needs; and consider what other advice you need to take before exchanging contracts To give you: a detailed assessment of the condition and construction of the property; and technical advice on any problems
Features Can be used for legal or financial proceedings such as Matrimonial and Probate issues   Provides condition ratings for elements of the building, services and any garages and permanent outbuildings Provides full details of the property's construction, materials, uses, defects, and need for future maintenance
Form of Report Standard Report Standard Report RICS HomeBuyer Report which is a compact, standard format In the surveyor's own format and usually longer, more detailed and technical than the RICS HomeBuyer Report

New Homes & Land

Wilkins Vardy has been involved in almost every significant scheme in Chesterfield over the last 10 years. We also have an excellent track record selling new build homes and managing the sales process, from reservation, to choosing finishes, to completion.

Looking to sell your house?

Wilkins Vardy has been helping people move home in and around Chesterfield since 1970. Our decades of experience in all things property and our reputation for professionalism and honesty set us apart.

Our latest properties
Laurel Crescent, Hollingwood, Chesterfield

21, Laurel Crescent,

Price £145,000
Newbold Road, Newbold, Chesterfield

225, Newbold Road,

Price £500,000
Staley Drive, Glapwell, Chesterfield

14, Staley Drive,

Price £320,000
Bainbridge Road, Bolsover, Chesterfield

64, Bainbridge Road,

Price £145,000
Dorset Drive, Brimington, Chesterfield

4, Dorset Drive,

Price £149,950
Penmore Close, Hasland

2, Penmore Close,

Price £299,950
Middlecroft Road South, Staveley, Chesterfield

203, Middlecroft Road South,

Price £289,950
St. Thomas Street, Chesterfield

40, St. Thomas Street,

Price £229,950
Higher Albert Street, Stonegravels, Chesterfield
Sold Subject to Contract

32, Higher Albert Street,

Price £135,000

How much is your property worth?