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Updated: 09/10/16

Thinking of re-locating to the area? Useful nearby travel and public service facts -

Ashton Under Lyne is inside 1 mile of junction entry 23 Westbound of the M60.

Ashton Under Lyne's nearest airport is Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport (11 miles s). Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 12 miles and Eccles Airport is 12 miles away. The closest station to Ashton Under Lyne is Ashton-under-Lyne.

Tameside General is a nearby hospital for Ashton Under Lyne.


How do I find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Ashton Under Lyne?


Many online and high street law firms advertise supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately additional charges can increase the final bill. Applicable disbursements ought to be defined on the quote Any extra costs listed in the terms needs to be fair and reasonable. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


We are intending to buy a converted chapel in Ashton under Lyne. Is a chancel search important?


The lawyer should confirm that a chancel search be ordered, whichever parish where the home being bought is located. Although some Parochial Church Councils have taken the decision to impose chancel repairs on the current owners of lay rectorships, a solicitor cannot state with certainty that a parish in which lay rectors have not been expected to pay chancel repair dues recently will continue to be free from liability. For property in the parish of Ashton under Lyne, it is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.


We are buying in Ashton Under Lyne on a recently-developed ex-industrial use land. Could the soil be contaminated by industrial waste like cadmium (Cd)?


With the history of industry in parts of Ashton Under Lyne, top-soil contamination is difficult to avoid. The local authority for Ashton Under Lyne will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.


How do I bypass paying out for stamp duty to HM Revenue?


Stamp duty reduction is not recommended, as such schemes are highly expensive and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed . There have been a small number of official schemes, such as disadvantaged area relief.


In about four weeks we are hoping to move from our terraced property just outside Ashton Under Lyne into our next house in Ashton In Makerfield . What is the right point to choose a home removal firm?


The ideal way is for home movers to avoid booking the removals company until after you and the other side has set the home moving date that takes place once contracts are signed. As a rule removals firms might impose a cancellation levy

Local firms include Manchester House Removals, Flat 102 Cavendish Mill/Cavendish St, Ashton Under Lyne, OL6 7DP Telephone: 07799 092177.


Which elements are important to arrange a fast conveyancing process?


Essential to fast Ashton Under Lyne conveyancing is to use a communicative lawyer. Beyond that, there are various jobs you can do to get moving sooner. These include:

  • promptly completing and return any forms
  • confirming your mortgage offer
  • asking for property searches to be ordered immediately


What searches does my Ashton Under Lyne conveyancing solicitor carry out when instructed on a Ashton Under Lyne flat?


Normal legal protocol will be to obtain Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW), Environment Search and Coal Mining, and possibly less common searches e.g. a HS2 Search.


Do you need to get a chancel search? We are buying in Ashton Under Lyne.


Chancel liability repair costs can run into £100,000s, which owners of affected property will be compelled to pay on demand to the Ashton Under Lyne Church council. Parochial Church Councils in Ashton Under Lyne must register their interest over property by October 2013, simplifying the chancel search process. A conveyancing lawyer will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance.