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Updated: 19/10/16

Practical nearby transport and services facts and figures -

Byfleet is very close at approximately 1.4 miles off the M25 junction entry 10 Westbound.

The closest station to Byfleet is Byfleet and New Haw, about 1 mile away. Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 8 miles from Byfleet. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 10 miles, London Heliport Airport is 16 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 10 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 14 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 19 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 18 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 16 miles, Elstree Airport is 23 miles, White Waltham Airport is 17 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 16 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 22 miles and Booker Airport is 24 miles away.

Whiteley Village Walton on Thames is the neighbouring hospital to Byfleet.


We need a solicitors firm that offers cheap conveyancing. and what is included?


Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many homeowners, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned, and many conveyancers purport to offer cheap conveyancing. However extra costs are frequently hidden in small print. Any fees should be clearly defined. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.


If we are purchasing near Byfleet, in the parish of Battersea St George, do we need a chancel search?


The solicitor may suggest a chancel search, irrespective of the parish in which the property being purchased is located. Through some Parochial Church Councils have opted to impose chancel repairs on the current owners of lay rectorships, a conveyancing solicitor cannot verify that a parish where dues have not recently been paid will not be so in future. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.


Which local authority is responsible for Byfleet?


Byfleet is located in Spelthorne Borough Council, Council Offices, Knowle Green, Staines, TW18 1XB, contact: 01784 451 499


What can a Byfleet conveyancing solicitor advise if the house is within a Elmbridge local authority conservation area which seems to have unsuitable window frames fitted to it?


Elmbridge local authority LLC1 searches conducted by a solicitor as part of the conveyancing should ascertain whether the Byfleet property a conservation area proof of local authority approval for alterations will be asked for. If no appropriate permissions be available, your Byfleet conveyancer will inform you of all options which may include obtaining an indemnity insurance or obtaining retrospective permission from the planning authority.


We are intending to buy in Byfleet. How do I check if the property is in a designated conservation area?


These areas conserve regions of 'special architectural and historic interest'. The advantages of these restrictions will include security that the surroundings are unlikely to change, but they create additional maintenance and repair responsibilities. Your conveyancing solicitor will provide more details.


My husband and I have to achieve a rapid sale, does your panel have fast Byfleet conveyancing solicitors ?


Homeward Legal takes a highly speed focused approach to completing the conveyancing process as quickly as possible.

Our SRA regulated solicitors endeavour to communicate through the whole of the buyer and seller chain and utilise the latest productivity and IT systems to exchange on the sale of your property to your preferred move date.


As a result of the fact that last year was second wettest year since on record I am anxious that flood searches might not be thorough enough?


A diligent conveyancer in Byfleet will get environmental searches if the standard conveyancing searches determine a any kind of risk of flooding in Byfleet

You might be able to also contact a neighbour of the property for added local history.


The property being purchased is on a ex-industrial use land. Could the top-soil be contaminated by industrial waste like strontium (Sr)?


Some metal contamination may have occurred throughout Byfleet, but an area will only be identified as 'contaminated land' if the risk to human life or the environment is deemed unacceptable. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as water contaminants such as sewage and trichloroethylene.