Probate Valuation Services Southwark London SE1 and SE5

Probate Valuation of house contents or property by RICS Valuers: As one of the leading London probate valuation companies, Jeffrey Avery and Associates can provide fully comprehensive house contents valuation for probate and property valuation for probate in Southwark, SE1 and SE5, and all surrounding areas. Our house contents valuations and property valuations for probate are carried out by qualified RICS valuers, thereby eliminating the risk of investigation by HMRC. With the recent appearance of many companies carrying out valuations by unqualified staff, it is essential for executors to verify that the valuation is carried out by a RICS qualified valuer so as to avoid any risk of penalites being incurred for an inaccurate valuation. Established for over 25 years, we have become one of the most recommended firms of probate valuers in the Southwark area.

Probate Valuation Southwark SE1 and SE5: If you are an executor or administrator, and require a comprehensive and accurate probate valuation report, which is normally required by HMRC before probate can be granted, so that Inheritance Tax can be calculated, Jeffrey Avery and Associates can assist. We provide our service to members of the public, solicitors, and other legal professionals in all parts of Southwark.

Our probate valuation reports are prepared strictly in accordance with S.160 of the Inheritance Tax Act (1984), and will help to ensure that there are no delays in the granting of probate. If you require a probate valuation in Southwark, contact Jeffrey Avery for further advice. To fully understand how our probate services work, see our Probate Valuation Guide, and our Executors Information Page.

As professional probate valuers, we always ensure that that the use of our probate valuation services will result in accurate, timely and comprehensive probate evaluation reports.

For more information contact Jeffrey Avery on 0800 567 7769.

I was advised by my solicitor that, to avoid an IHT investigation, I should contact a qualified RICS valuer, to carry out a probate valuation of all the contents of my late father's property, but had no idea where to start. I called Jeffrey Avery and Associates and they arranged for a valuer to visit the property, and within a week I received a full written probate valuation report which was subsequently accepted by HMRC without problems.

I would not hesitate to recommend this service to anyone in the same situation.
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Free Probate Advice and Quotation

Probate Services Southwark: Our valuers will be pleased to provide a verbal assessment, advice, and indication of value completely free of charge. If you require a full written probate valuation report for submission to HMRC for Inheritance Tax purposes, call us for a quotation. All fees are fixed before we start work, for your peace of mind.

We carry out probate valuations throughout the whole of Southwark.

Additional Services: Property Clearance

After we have provided a probate valuation and you have received a Grant of Probate, we can provide a Full House Clearance Service, and thoroughly and comprehensively clean both the buildings and the garden, so as to minimise delays and to simplify the process of the preparation of your property for sale or transfer.

Some interesting facts about Southwark SE1 and SE5

Southwark is recorded in the Domesday Book 1086 as Sudweca. The name means "south of defensive work." It is formed from "Sutherland" from Old English and "weorc". The location is south on the City of London to the north, Southwark on the south end of London Bridge. Suthriganaweorc registered name for the area in the 10th century and very mean "men in Surrey". The name has been used for various sectors of civil administration, including former Borough of Southwark, Metropolitan Borough of Southwark and the present London Borough of Southwark. The old town of Southwark also known simply as the borough and this name or district, has persisted as an alternative name for the region. Southwark was also known as Ward Bridge outside of 1550 to 1978.

Southwark has the stock exchanges in the past, on the southern side of the Thames. Recent excavations have revealed prehistoric activity including evidence already plowing mounds and ritual activity. The area was originally a series of islands in the Thames. This constituted the best place to bridge the Thames and the area became an important part of Londinium to its position as the terminus of the importance of Roman London Bridge. Two Roman roads, Stane Street and Watling Street, Southwark, met what is now Borough High Street. archaeological work in Tabard Street in 2004, a sign, not just the reference to "London" to the Roman period. Londinium was dismissed at the end of the Roman occupation of the fifth century and that the city and the bridge collapsed into decay. Archaeological sites, evidence of the solution is replaced by flatter March called Dark Earth, which is probably (although this is contested) represents the rejection of agglomeration.

Southwark just look at King Alfred and his successors. Around 886 AD, "burhs" Southwark has been created and the city of Rome's occupation of the territory. It 'was probably strengthened to defend the bridge, and then re-emerging in the City of London to the north. This defensive emphasizing the role of a bridge with 1016 as the defense of the king and his son Sweyn king Ethelred the unready Canuto and again in 1066 against King William the Conqueror. He does not force the bridge during the Norman conquest of England, but Southwark has been destroyed.

Southwark appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 as in the hands of several manors, Surrey. Its advantages are: Odo Bishop of Bayeux held in the monastery (site of the cathedral), the "street of the tide-way" - which still exists as St. Mary Overy Dock, King owner of the "church" (probably St Olave) and tidal current (Spring St. Olave) contributions to the "waterway" or its place in the port was shared between the "King"and Godwin and the King also had the "toll"of the wick, and "people of Southwark", was entitled to a "Haw and its price". Southwark value of the king was 16 pounds. Much of Southwark was originally owned by the church, the largest recall of monastic London is Southwark Cathedral, originally the convent of St. Mary Overy.

During the Middle Ages, and was developed Southwark one of the cities of Surrey who returned four members of parliament for the first joint 1295th Assembly occupied a large market High Street from a point in the 13th century , which was controlled by city officials, it was later removed to improve traffic on the bridge, a separate trust by the Act of Parliament in 1756 as Borough Market on the current site. The area was known for its inns, especially Tabard, where Chaucer's pilgrims on their way to The Canterbury Tales.

Just west of the bridge was "Clink Liberty" building, which was never controlled by the city, which technically is considered the nominal authority of the diocese of Winchester. This area has become the entertainment district of London, and was also the red light district. In 1587, Southwark was the theater scene in the first place, Rose. Rose has established a well-known local businessman Philip Henslow, and soon became a popular place of entertainment for all classes of people from London. Both Christopher Marlowe and William Shakespeare, two of the best writers of the Elizabethan age, has worked with Rose.

In 1599, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre was erected on the Bankside in the Clink liberty, if it burned in 1613. A modern replica, also called the Globe, was built near the site of origin. Southwark was also a hotbed for entertainment such as bull and bear bait. The entrepreneur of the late Elizabethan era these programs was a colleague of Shakespeare Edward Alleyn, who has left many local charitable foundations, including Dulwich College.

On May 26, 1676 after the Great Fire of London, ten years of a large fire broke out which continued for 17 hours before the houses were dynamited to create firebreaks. King Charles II and his brother the Duke of York was involved in the effort.

There was also a famous Southwark Fair, which took place near the church of St. George the Martyr. William Hogarth represents this event in his engraving of Southwark Fair (1733).

Southwark was also the site of several prisons, including those of the Crown or the "prerogative of the courts" and prisons Marshalsea and King's Bench, the district court premises such manor Account, The Clink, and Surrey County Gaol was housed in the "White Lion Inn" (also known informally as the "district prison") and finally Horsemonger Lane jail.

Another local family was noted - Harvards. John Harvard attended the parish school of St. Saviour's free and Cambridge. He walked in the colony of Massachusetts and has left the library and the remainder of his will the new College, which bears his name for the first benefactor. Harvard University maintains a link to a memorial chapel paid within Southwark Cathedral (the church family), and if the alumni based in the UK play services. The mother of John Harvard, is a house in Stratford upon Avon.

In 1838 the first railway in the London area has been created, should extend from Southwark station, London Bridge to Greenwich.

In 1861, a fire destroyed a second Great Southwark large number of buildings between Tooley Street and the Thames, including those around Hays Wharf, where Hays Galleria was later built, and blocks to the west almost as far as the church of St. Olave's.

The first underground line depth level "tube" in London was "The City and South London Railway", now the city towards the Northern Line, opened in 1890, King William Street in Kennington Municipality . Southwark since 1999, is now served by stations in Southwark and London Bridge on the Jubilee Line.

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