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Updated: 23/10/16

Handy nearby public transport and public service information

Dronfield's nearest airport is Sheffield City Airport (7 miles). Robin Hood Airport is 23 miles, Gamston Airport is 22 miles and away and Dronfield's nearest train station is Dronfield.

Alexandra Private Chesterfield is the closest hospital for Dronfield.


We need a lawyer that offers cheap conveyancing. What should we check?


This catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors offer 'the cheapest conveyancing', however extra fees are frequently hidden in the terms of engagement, left unregarded by busy buyers Any additional charges which are listed in the small print should be reasonable and clear. They only apply in cases where your lawyer is required to complete unexpected extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Applicable disbursements ought to be listed on the conveyancing quote. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.


We need to know which Dronfield lenders your conveyancing solicitors work with. Which panels are your solicitors members of?


We are able to work with the majority of lenders assisting Dronfield homebuyers. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Newholme, 69 Hollins Spring Av, Dronfield, S18 1RP, and Financial Planning Partnership, 17 Hallowes Rise, Dronfield, S18 1YA. Your solicitor should be able to carry out any relevant lender-imposed searches or checks.


We are buying a investment property in a Dronfield conservation area, how do I locate more data about the standard of upkeep?


English Heritage have created a list of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in England. Conservation areas in Dronfield are created by the local authority (North East Derbyshire) who are responsible for conservation area concerns from property boundaries to the policing of ugly highway signs.


Does my assigned property solicitor in Dronfield report back to me about the cost of council tax on a Band G building before exchanging contracts?


Your solicitor will liaise with the governing North East Derbyshire local council to ascertain the appropriate council tax charges which will then be added to the report on title. Up-to-date charges for homes in Dronfield are published online at the North East Derbyshire local authority site. At the time of writing on 12 September 2012 band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,047.00
  • Band B - £1,222.00
  • Band C - £1,396.00
  • Band D - £1,571.00
  • Band E - £1,920.00
  • Band F - £2,269.00
  • Band G - £2,618.00
  • Band H - £3,142.00


I am buying in Dronfield, and would like to confirm that there are many conservation areas.


There are several conservation areas in or near Dronfield. Your conveyancing lawyer will be able to provide more details and discuss what specific restrictions are in place, regarding specific conservation areas in Dronfield.


Which actual conveyancing searches will the Dronfield property solicitor conduct when acting on a Dronfield flat?


The conventional procedure is to get Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environment Search and Lead and perhaps special local Dronfield searches e.g. a HS2 Search.


In 1 month we are shortly going to move from our semi detached residence on the outskirts of Dronfield to a house in Chellaston , what is the right point to book a home removal firm?


Your solicitor would tend to advocate that buyers and sellers hold off until after exchange of contracts as an absolute home moving date will not have been confirmed. Many removals companies will charge a change of date payment

Local firms include A B Castle Ltd, 102 Snape Hill, Dronfield, S18 2GH on 01246 511271 or AB Castle, 102 Snape Hill La, Dronfield, S18 2GP Phone: 01709 377700.


I am purchasing a £429000, how is stamp duty calculated?


The Stamp Duty Land Tax payable will depend on the valuation. Stamp duty will be £12870 on a £429000 home (accurate March 2013).