About us

HAD & CO is a multi-award winning independent architectural practice and have years of experience in preparing immigration housing inspection reports to satisfy the requirements of the UKVI for Entry Clearance into the UK.  Unlike other independent property inspection providers, HAD are qualified building and property experts and prepare housing inspection reports for immigration purposes to ensure special care is taken during every step of the report process so that our customers receive only the best service we can offer. When we receive your request, we will immediately set to work, to ensure you receive a fast and professional service. 


    HAD are an award winning company with offices throughout the UK, we are the leading providers of UK Property Inspection Reports for UK Settlement, Spouse, Marriage, Fiancée and Partner Visa Applications. Our fully qualified surveyors (all qualifications and registration numbers included on the certificate) have a  duty under the Housing Act 2004 to take action in respect of Category 1 hazards and we may take action in respect of Category 2 hazards which can include any of the following:

    • Fire Safety
    • Health and Safety
    • Overcrowding
    • Electrical Hazards
    • Excess Cold
    • Personal Hygiene, Sanitation & Drainage
    • Excess Heat
    • Crowding & Space
    • Water supply
    • Hot surfaces
    • Entry by Intruders
    • Falls associated with baths/showers
    • Collision & Entrapment
    • Lighting
    • Falls on the level
    • Noise
    • Falls associated with steps & stairs
    • Position & Operability of amenities
    • Domestic Hygiene, Pests & Refuse
    • Falls between levels

    Contact us:

    T: 0161 327 2529 (Mon-Fri 9 am - 5 pm)

    M: 07786 391688 (Message out of hours)

    Email:  hello@hussaindesigns.co.uk

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    What is a housing inspection report?

    A housing inspection report is a document required by the UK Border Agency (UKVI) to demonstrate to the Entry Clearance Officer that you have obtained an assessment of the proposed accommodation for the applicant.

    The housing inspection report for immigration purposes will be required for all applications for the purpose of settlement.  

    Spouses and civil partners;  

    Fiancé(e)s and proposed civil partner;

    Unmarried and same-sex partners;  

    Children; Parents, grandparents and other dependent relatives.

    How much are housing inspection report for UK Visa in Wakefield?

    Housing inspection reports in this area are £65.00, please send your details in the above form for a full professional quotation. 

    What do our housing inspection reports cover?

    Our housing inspection reports run to 4-5 pages in length and we have been producing accommodation reports for solicitors and local authorities and housing associations for many years and can always provide references if requested. 

    Our detailed immigration housing inspection report includes a detailed property description, room sizes and details on the
    Sponsor and Applicant. We cover the following:

    1.HOUSING Act 1985 PART X

    2.HOUSING ACT 1985, PART XV111 SECTION 604 (FITNESS FOR HUMAN HABITATION)

    3.THE HOUSING ACT 2004 (HA2004), HHSRS CROWDING AND SPACE HAZARDS

    THE STATUTORY OVERCROWDING STANDARD

    Are we qualified to carry out the housing inspection report for UK visa purposes?

    When an application is made to the British High Commission for Entry Clearance into the United Kingdom, they request that you:

    "Obtain an independent assessment of the number of rooms and occupants of the proposed accommodation. A report from a suitably qualified body certifying that a personal inspection has been carried out and giving details of accommodation inspected is usually acceptable for this purpose. Above all, the Entry Clearance officer must be satisfied that the accommodation will not become overcrowded within the definition of the Housing Act 1985 or that it will not contravene public health regulations."

    We can confirm that we are an multi-award winning independent architectural surveying practice, we have been carrying out the housing inspection reports for the home office for many years. 

    Practitioner’s Qualifications:

    BA(Hons) (M.Arch.), Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology

    Bsc (Hons) ARCH, FDA Interior & AT – Specialist in the Science of Arch

    Why should I choose to use HAD rather than someone else?

     We are the UK’s leading providers of UKVI housing inspection reports. 

    We will guarantee in writing that our report will be accepted  and that we are fully compliant, please give us a call to discuss further. We have a 100% pass rate and more than happy for you to confirm this with the Home office.

    How long does the report last?

    The report lasts for 3 months from the date it is issued.

    Can you back date the report?

    No, the report date cannot change under any circumstances. A new inspection will need to be carried out.

    Can I use the lounge as a bedroom?

    If you have two separate lounges partitioned with a solid wall (Normally 300mil) and individual doors from the hallway you can class one as a bedroom. If there are dividing doors or have a walk through lounge you cannot use it as a bedroom.

    Can my child share my and my spouses/partner’s room?

    Only very young children can, up to the age of 1 year old but they must be the biological or adoptive parent.

    Information concerning the corona virus

    In accordance with the guidelines from the UK Government and Public Health. HAD has implemented various precautionary measures to best ensure the continuity of our work.

    We are doing everything possible to remain fully operational while complying with these health guidelines.

    We can be reached by telephone and e-mail and are available to answer your questions. As of today, our employees will make limited visits and we will no longer receive visitors at our premises.

    The HAD team are currently experiencing no difficulties in completing projects. If you have any questions on this subject, please contact us: hello@hussaindesigns.co.uk

    Of course, we are closely monitoring the situation and will keep you informed of any important changes.

    We would like to thank you for your understanding and wish you the very best during these unprecedented times.

    The HAD team