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Updated: 22/10/16

Battersea attractions and landmarks

Carlyle's House National Trust , Wandsworth London Windmill, Science Museum Kensington Aviation Museum and Apsley House English Heritage are near to Battersea.

The closest station to Battersea is Queenstown Road. The nearest airport to Battersea is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 13 miles, London Heliport Airport is 1 mile s, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 14 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 22 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 22 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 13 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 12 miles, Elstree Airport is 15 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 13 miles away.

The closest hospital to Battersea is Nightingale Chelsea.


We are trying to find a fixed rate conveyancing quote. Can you assist?


Many online and high street firms offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional costs can increase the final invoice. Additional charges included in the solicitor's terms should be fair and clearly defined. The conveyancing quote ought to list third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid.


How early do you need to instruct a conveyancer?


In simple terms, earlier is preferable. Instructing your solicitor sooner can reduce any chance of your sale or purchase falling though.


Does your solicitors firm manage the legal conveyancing of auction properties in Battersea?


Yes - Our company is highly knowledgeable with buyers at auction. Traditionally more complicated to convey properties such as properties not registered at the Land Registry, are bought at auction which tend to necessitate increased due diligence by the lawyer. Lawyers therefore recommend bidders to appoint an experienced conveyancing solicitor before the auction day for a detailed investigation

of the documents. Subsequently, immediately after the property auction your chosen lawyer will be prepared for quickly finishing the legal side of things inside the limited time as usually required .


How much will our searches usually cost?


With Homeward Legal, a client is required to pay at most £249 for a standard bundle of searches. These searches are disbursements paid to a third party.


Myself and my partner are planning to buy in Battersea. Can we check that the property is in a conservation area?


Conservation areas categorise neighbourhoods designated as being of historic or architectural significance. The benefits of such restrictions include more aesthetically pleasant surroundings, but they create additional maintenance and repair responsibilities.


We are enquiring about the council tax amounts on a residential detached property in Battersea, what are they?


Customarily a report on title should give information the Wandsworth council tax band. The correct charges for Battersea are set out online at the Wandsworth local authority website. At the time of authoring on 16 July 2012 band rates are:

  • Band A - £456.00
  • Band B - £532.00
  • Band C - £608.00
  • Band D - £684.00
  • Band E - £836.00
  • Band F - £988.00
  • Band G - £1,140.00
  • Band H - £1,367.00


How can I discover additional data the status of the conservation areas in Battersea?


Local Battersea conservation area matters, for example trees, dormer windows or traffic signs etc. are handled by the local Wandsworth planning authority. English Heritage, a government body, maintain a list of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas.


What should we do regarding aluminium (Al) soil contamination in Battersea?


Restrictions exist to stop future topsoil contamination, but some existing contaminants can reside for decades after exposure. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Battersea, including local authorities.