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Updated: 24/10/16

Useful regional transport and public service facts and figures -

Cockfosters is nearby at about 3m of junction entry 24 Westbound of the M25.

The nearest train station to Cockfosters is New Barnet. The closest airport to Cockfosters is Elstree, Hogg Ln Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 18 miles, Luton Airport is 19 miles, London City Airport is 14 miles, London Heliport Airport is 13 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 19 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 19 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 8 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 24 miles and Stansted Airport is 25 miles away.

Priory Southgate is the nearest hospital for Cockfosters.


How do I find a cheap solicitor in Cockfosters for buying a residence?


Several firms promote theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately additional fees are frequently hidden in small print which unwary sellers and buyers fail to check. Any extra charges should be fair. Any disbursements must also be stated on a Cockfosters conveyancing quote. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.


What should I be conscious of if buying a Cockfosters property in a Barnet council designated conservation area ?


Part of the conveyancing process involves procurement of searches of the local authority to ascertain conservation area status and the existence of permission for any changes. .


Can you confirm how to hold off paying for stamp duty in Cockfosters?

SDLT commonly must be paid for houses over 125,000 pounds. We firmly advise against any stamp duty mitigation, as such schemes are costly and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed .


I plan to purchase a property in St Marylebone All Souls. Will we need a chancel search?


Your solicitor is likely to recommend a chancel search. Although some Parochial Church Councils have chosen to charge chancel repairs on the current owners, it cannot be guaranteed that a parish where repair costs have not been paid before, that this will not automatically be the case for future owners, so indemnity insurance may be advisable even if liability is unlikely.


The purchase is completing next December, what will be assessed for stamp duty?


SDLT in Cockfosters will depend on the house's value. It is £11670 on a £389000 residential property in Cockfosters.


For fast conveyancing to buy a £893k residence, what can we do to accelerate the transaction?


As is often reported, finding a proactive conveyancing solicitor is key moving faster. There are a number of tasks you as the purchaser can do to get moving sooner, such as, asking for property searches to be ordered immediately, answering any queries raised by the conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible and organising your finances.


We are buying on a new development brownfield site. We have learnt that nickel (Ni) topsoil contamination may be an issue.


Even where some contamination has occurred in Cockfosters, risk levels are usually low. Data on many contaminants, such as hazardous gases and groundwater contaminants like landfill leachate, will be included in an environmental search.


How much does our searches cost?


Conveyancing searches ranges in cost. The most frequently ordered searches include a chancel liability search and a local authority search.