HAD & CO are an award winning company with offices throughout the UK, we are the leading providers of UK Housing Inspection Certificates 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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HAD&CO offer the following services:

  • Qualified Surveyors carry out the inspection
  • Certificate issued within 3 working days
  • Customer focused service, including evening and weekend appointments
  • Clear judgement on key housing issues, including Statutory Overcrowding
  • Accepted by British High Commissions and the UK Home Office
  • We can also produce floor plans to support the application.
How much are housing assessment certificates in Wigan?

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

What do our housing assessment certificates cover?

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

Our detailed immigration housing assessment certificates include 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 certificates 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 certificates 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

FAQS

How long will the process take?

From the point of submitting the form or the surveyor visiting the property to receiving the letter should take 3-4 working days for a standard service and 1-2 working days for the fast track.

How long does the certificate last?

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

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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.

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.

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

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

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.