Do you need a drain survey in Lewisham or Catford?

If you're moving into a new property, or building an extension to your Lewisham home or have persistent problems with your drains, it's a good idea to get a professional drain survey done.

Checkatrade approved Lewisham drain survey company in SE13

CCTV drain surveys, whether they are for residential or commercial Lewisham properties, are the perfect way to determine the reasons for your drainage problem quickly and accurately.

Our drain cameras can identify structural issues such as collapsed drains, root ingress, pipe scale, cracked or broken drains, incorrect installation, blockages and displaced joints.

For a FREE quote or expert advice regarding choosing the right drain inspection or drain survey for your property in Lewisham, please call 020 8168 9981 or email

Approved cctv drain survey company in Lewisham and Catford

Why might someone in Lewisham need a drainage survey?

Buying a new home

CCTV drain surveys are one of the most important things for a Lewisham home buyer to do before purchasing a house.

Building an extension

A pre-build survey can show the location and condition of drains running under or close to any proposed building work.

Problems with rats

Rats can squeeze through a hole the size of a 50p piece. A cctv drain survey can identify any cracks and defects.

Surface flooding

A cctv drain survey can identify the underlying reasons for surface water flooding into your Lewisham property.


Leaking or broken drains under your property can lead to subsidence. A drain survey in SE13 can identify any defects.

Persistent problems

If your drains keep reblocking or those horrible drain smells don't go away, it might be time for a cctv drain survey.

Pre-purchase drain surveys for Lewisham homebuyers

Drain surveys are one of the most important things to do before buying your new home.

Unfortunately, some Lewisham homebuyers only find out their drains have structural defects once they've moved in and then have to pay lots of money for drain repairs.

A pre-purchase drain survey can spot any potential problems before they appear, giving the buyer, the opportunity to negotiate with the seller or even pull out of the purchase.

To book a homebuyer drain survey, call 020 8168 9981 or email our Lewisham office.

Pre-purchase drain survey for homebuyers in Lewisham and Brockley

What do we charge for a cctv drain survey in Lewisham?

£295.00 plus vat
This is a fixed price for a cctv drain survey with a full report at a domestic property in the Lewisham area of South East London.
(Prices are higher for evenings and weekends. Additional charges apply if jetting is necessary. Up to 3 manholes.)

Which areas of Lewisham and Catford do we carry out cctv drain surveys?

Our local drain engineers carry out cctv drain surveys, drain inspections and homebuyer drain surveys throughout the Lewisham area including Blackheath, New Cross, Hither Green, Crofton Park, Brockley, Catford, Lee, St John's, Kidbrooke, SE3, SE4, SE6 and SE13.

What if you don't need the full survey report?

We do offer a "quick look" drain survey, often referred to as a drain inspection, to locate and diagnose a specific problem within a drain.

The engineer can show you the footage on site and highlight any issues as he does the survey. This is cheaper and quicker for those who do not require the footage or a full written report, however, will not be adequate for insurance purposes.

Prices for a "quick look" drain survey in Lewisham or Catford start from only £125 plus vat.

Build over drain surveys in Lewisham or Brockley

If you are building a conservatory or any other extension to your home, the local water authority in Lewisham will need to know, to ensure access to drains is not restricted.

Your local water authority will be able to tell you where the main sewers run. They will need to know the location, condition, depth and size of all drainage within 3m of the proposed extension. A build over drain survey will give you all the information you need.

Build over drain surveys in Lewisham, Brockley and New Cross

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Why use Drain Detectives to do a drain survey in Lewisham or Catford?

Free Expert Advice

Not sure where to start? Call our office in Lewisham and an engineer will advise you on choosing the right drain survey for your property.

Checkatrade approved

We are proud to be members of checkatrade. We ask all of our Lewisham customers to leave reviews of our drain survey work.

Competitive Prices

Drain Detectives aim to give the best value for money price for cctv drain surveys in Lewisham, with fixed prices offered wherever possible.

Could a drain survey help solve your rat problem?

Over 90% of rat problems within homes in Lewisham and across the UK are because of faulty and defective drainage systems. So if you are hearing rat noises in ceilings, walls and under the floor and the normal rat control methods aren't working, we can help.

Rats can enter through displaced drains, broken or cracked pipes and redundant drains.

Our engineers in Lewisham use the latest drain survey equipment, to identify any faults and defects, that would allow rats to escape from the sewers and into your property.

Our drain survey report will list the defects, with recommendations for all drain repairs.

A drain survey can help you with rats in your Lewisham property

What about commercial drain surveys in Lewisham?

Commercial cctv drain surveys are normally just on a bigger scale, but we do have a specialist crawler camera for those larger pipes.

We have carried out commercial drain surveys for housing estates, business parks and industrial units in Lewisham and Brockley.

Cameras for commercial drain surveys in Lewisham, Brockley and Catford
If you think you may need a cctv drain survey or drain inspection, you have come to the right place. Call our Lewisham office on 020 8168 9981 today for expert advice and a FREE no-obligation quote!