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Updated: 19/10/16

Thinking of re-locating to the Beccles area? Handy local Beccles transport and services information

Beccles train station is about 1 mile from Beccles and the closest airport to Beccles is Norwich International Airport.


Beccles points of interest


Ellough All Saints Churches Conservation Trust and Hales St Margaret Churches Conservation Trust are near to Beccles.

The neighbouring hospital for Beccles is Beccles & District.


I need affordable conveyancing. What should be watch out for?


The lack of clarity surrounding this topic catches out many property buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms promote cheap conveyancing, but extra fees are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions which property buyers and sellers may have not read carefully Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.


Is a property survey advisable when buying any property in Beccles?


It is suggested that all purchasers book an inspection. Many problems can negatively affect a property. These include severe weathering. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.


How much can searches cost?


With a Homeward Legal solicitor, a client is charged at most £249 for a standard search bundle. They are paid to a third party.


Will I need a chancel search? We are buying near a rectory in Beccles.

There are thousands of ecclesiastical parishes across England and Wales. Property owners within some of these may be required to pay for the repair of a local church. Several sources are used to determine liability in Beccles, including tithe documents. Beccles churches where a chancel search may be necessary include St Luke and St Michael the Archangel.


Does my assigned Beccles property lawyer tell me about the cost of council tax for a Band D property before completing on the purchase?


The lawyer will liaise with the council to enquire about the up to date council tax band and rates, which will then be included in the title report. Up-to-date charges for homes in Beccles are tabled online at the South Norfolk local authority website. Currently, 22 September 2012, rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £1,023.00
  • Band B - £1,194.00
  • Band C - £1,364.00
  • Band D - £1,535.00
  • Band E - £1,876.00
  • Band F - £2,217.00
  • Band G - £2,558.00
  • Band H - £3,070.00


Our purchase will complete on 22nd December. How is stamp duty rates calculated?


The Stamp Duty Land Tax you will owe is dependent on the value of the house or flat. On a £372k house in Beccles, stamp duty will be £11160.*

*Correct as of March 2013


Please advise how to avoid paying for SDLT rates?


SDLT is payable for purchases valued at over 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty mitigation scheme should be treated with extreme caution. Such schemes are highly expensive and very risky.


The residence in Beccles being purchased is on a brownfield site. Is the soil likely to be contaminated?


With this region's industrial history in parts of Beccles, soil contamination is inescapable. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as groundwater contaminants like pesticides and ammonia.