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Updated: 20/10/16

Cotham area info

Westbury College Gatehouse National Trust Bristol St Paul Churches Conservation Trust and Bristol St John the Baptist Churches Conservation Trust are easily accessible from Cotham.

Bristol Airport is 7 miles from Cotham. and Montpelier train station is about 1 mile from Cotham.

Cotham is nearby at about 1 mile off the M32 junction entry 3 Northbound.

The most convenient hospital is Bristol Homoeopathic.


How do I get low cost conveyancing in Cotham?


Numerous law firms claim to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional fees will be included in the terms of engagement which unwary buyers and sellers fail to check. Applicable disbursements should be included on the quote Any extra costs included in the solicitor's terms should be fair.


Where do I uncover more information the status of the conservation areas in Cotham and Cotham?


Following a campaign, English Heritage have put together records of the condition of conservation areas.

Local conservation areas, such as public spaces, addition of PVC windows or traffic signs are handled by the local authority (Bristol).


Our mortgage lender will be New Life Mortgages - what do I need to know?


When organising a mortgage, your lender will require legal work to be carried out on their behalf. In some cases, lenders have reduced the number of firms on their approved panel, potentially creating increased conveyancing costs for buyers. Homeward Legal are able to act on behalf of many mortgage lenders, ensuring that an additional solicitor will not be required to act for your lender.


Would you recommend that I get a chancel liability search? We are buying close by a 1400s vicarage in Cotham.


Owners of property near to churches must pay for repairs, where chancel repair liability exists. A chancel search will confirm whether liability for Cotham properties is likely to exist. Cotham churches include St Michael and St Saviour w St Mary.


In what ways can a lawyer in Cotham advise us on the risk and history of a flood to properties in Cotham on an investment building I am intending to buy?


A conveyancer applies for official environmental searches that incorporate Cotham area flood risk information. In certain cases a Cotham conveyancing solicitor will typically suggest a significantly more in-depth flood search. At the time of writing (05/01/13) publication on the Environment Agency do not show any flood warnings in the Cotham area.


The property being purchased is on a former industrial site. Could the soil be contaminated by industrial waste like lithium?


Cotham's local area has a history of contamination from industrial or agricultural, like much of the UK. Other sources of contaminated land include groundwater contaminants like silage.


Which factors are important to ensure a fast conveyancing transaction?


Importantly, instructing a proactive, diligent conveyancing solicitor is essential to a fast completion. There are several things you can also do, such as, answering any queries raised by the conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible, requesting status updates from the conveyancing solicitor regularly and arranging any finances require to complete the purchase.


What can affect land in Cotham. Are they a concern?


Residential property is contaminated by numerous naturally-occurring factors, such as local historic industrial processes and brine works. An environmental search will give more detail.