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Updated: 27/10/16

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Culham station is around 3 miles from Dorchester On Thames. Dorchester On Thames's closest airport is Kidlington, Oxford Airport (14 miles). Kidlington Airport is 15 miles, White Waltham Airport is 20 miles and Booker Airport is 16 miles away.

Wallingford Community is the nearest hospital.


We need to find the cheapest conveyancing quote. What do I need to check for?


Lack of clarity over this issue catches out many sellers and buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many conveyancers claim to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing', but extra fees are frequently hidden in small print. Extras should be fair.


Will you need searches for chancel liability? We are buying in Dorchester On Thames.


Some owners in Dorchester On Thames can be required to contribute towards upkeep of an old church building. A chancel search will confirm whether liability for Dorchester On Thames properties is likely to exist.


How many weeks should it take my conveyancing solicitor to finish the conveyancing process for the lower floor of Edwardian home?


It can take anywhere from a month to 3 months dependent on a number of things for example the speed of the vendor's conveyancing solicitor, or re-negotiations following a survey.


How much will my searches be?


The cost of conveyancing searches in Dorchester On Thames will vary, subject to the searches your lender requires. Searches are paid to a third party.


To complete on our purchase ASAP, can we get a fast conveyancing process?

Finding a proactive conveyancing solicitor is key moving faster. Consider the following when selecting:

  • Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact
  • Was there a delay delivering a quote?
  • How soon will they order searches?


What type of conveyancing searches in connection with the potential risk of floods to properties in Oxfordshire will my Dorchester On Thames lawyer be able to carry out?


A lawyer makes an application for standard formal environmental searches that should include Dorchester On Thames flood risk area data. At the time of this article being published (04-Jan-13) there were no warnings around the River Thame at Dorchester at the River Thames from Days Lock down to South Stoke, including Dorchester-on-Thames and Overy, Shillingford, Benson, Wallingford, North Stoke and Moulsford


Will my solicitor in Dorchester On Thames report back to me about the cost of council tax on a Band B building before exchange of contracts?


The homes relevant band will conventionally be detailed in the conveyancing report on title, and by the governing local authority

The latest tax rates for residents of Dorchester On Thames are detailed on the South Oxfordshire council website. At the time of writing on 18 November 2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £1,005.00
  • Band B - £1,172.00
  • Band C - £1,340.00
  • Band D - £1,507.00
  • Band E - £1,842.00
  • Band F - £2,177.00
  • Band G - £2,512.00
  • Band H - £3,015.00


What does a Dorchester On Thames property lawyer advise if the home we are buying is in a South Oxfordshire local authority conservation area that has incongruous doors fitted?


South Oxfordshire planning authority enquiries conducted by a solicitor will confirm the existence of suitable consent for any development to the property.