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Updated: 19/10/16

Intending to moving to Atherton? Some pertinent nearby travel and public service information

Motorists are well catered for with Atherton situated with very good motorway access roughly 2 miles of Junction 5 Southbound of the M61.

Atherton's closest station is Atherton and Eccles, Barton Aerodrome Airport is 6 miles from Atherton. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 20 miles, Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 15 miles, Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 15 miles and Eccles Airport is 6 miles away.

Leigh Infirmary Wigan is the nearest hospital to Atherton.


How do we find low cost conveyancing in Atherton?


Numerous firms promote 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often extra costs are often hiding in the small print. Additional charges found in the terms needs to be reasonable and clear. Any disbursements must also be stated on a conveyancing quote. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


Which mortgage lenders in Atherton do you work with?


Of lenders with offices nearby Atherton, we with all the major companies. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Atherton include Mortgages At Home, 12 Marnland Gr, Bolton, BL3 4UJ, Express Mortgage Services Ltd, 2nd Floor/Wigan Investment Centre/Waterside Dr, Wigan, WN3 5BA, and Mortgage Direct Ltd, Hazlemere/70 Chorley New Rd, Bolton, BL1 4BY.


I am planning on buying a 1950s flat in a conservation area. Where can I find information on the current state of repair of the conservation area?


English Heritage, a government body, have created records of the state of repair of conservation areas. Conservation areas in Atherton are specified by the local authority (Wigan) who preside over things like property boundaries to the prohibition of ugly shop fronts.


Should we get a chancel search if I plan to buy in the parish of Atherton?


The conveyancing lawyer might recommend that a chancel search be taken out. In older areas of Atherton, chancel repair has the potential to be charged on the current owners of a building where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) may have spared previous owners or tenants, so the solicitor will be unable to make any guarantees, and will recommend insurance.


Is your solicitor team set up to move quickly on residential property auction conveyancing in Atherton?


The legal team are familiar with local and national auctions and regularly carry out work for buyers and sellers at auction. It is a shrewd move for buyers to decide on a good property conveyancing lawyer as quickly as they can for an investigation of the property's legal title well before the day of the auction.

Immediately following the date of the auction your lawyer is totally prepared for speedily finishing the conveyancing in the limited time as typically required by the terms if sale.


The owner has added unbecoming roof antenna in Atherton which I think might possibly infringe conservation area criteria


Your property lawyer is required to find out whether the property is within a conservation area and whether any modifications have appropriate permissions.


My wife and I are intending to buy in Atherton, and need to know if there are many designated conservation areas.


Buyers in Atherton should be aware of several local conservation areas. The solicitor handling your purchase can advise further and confirm potential liability for unauthorised works.


What particular searches should the conveyancing solicitor in Atherton carry out for a Atherton house?


The normal conveyancing procedure is to get Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal), Environmental and Coal Mining (Con29M) and, depending on certain criteria, particular searches, like HS2 report.