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Updated: 25/10/16

Pertinent local public service facts -

The nearest train station to Durrington is Grateley, almost 7 miles away. The nearest airport to Durrington is Southampton, Mitchell Way Airport.


Local points of interest in Durrington


Stonehenge English Heritage and Idmiston All Saints Churches Conservation Trust are around Durrington.

The closest hospital for Durrington is Salisbury, District.


Although there are lots of £99 fixed quotes online, how do we find a reputable one? I need a fixed rate conveyancing quote.


Several conveyancers purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing. However extra costs will be included in small print that buyers often do not check. Your conveyancing quote should list any disbursements to be paid. Additional costs listed in the small print should be reasonable and clear. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


What are the pitfalls if buying a house within a Wiltshire council designated conservation area ?


Wiltshire council Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search conducted by a property lawyer should confirm the existence of the appropriate permission for any additions to the building.


When in the process should I find a conveyancer to handle our purchase?


In simple terms, as soon as possible. The legal work can then start straight away. Prompt instruction of a firm for a sale may mean that information, especially from slow third-parties, can be requested even prior to accepting an offer, whereas if you are buying you will the details of your Durrington solicitor ready when you make an offer.


What type of local environmental checks concerning the risk of a flood around Wiltshire will my Durrington property solicitor actually conduct?

An integral step in the legal procedure of buying a property involves a conveyancing solicitor carrying out conveyancing searches that set out details with regard to Durrington flood risk area data. In some cases a solicitor in Durrington will sometimes propose a more detailed (e.g. Homcheck) in-depth local flood risk search. On (06-Dec-08) there were no warnings around the at the areas in Upavon, Haxton, Haxton Bridge, Netheravon, Milston, Durrington and Bulford in close proximity to the River Avon


Will my property solicitor in Durrington inform me about the amount to be paid of the council tax on a Band B cottage prior to exchanging contracts?


A property solicitor will write to the governing Wiltshire local authority to ask about the most up to date council tax charges which will be detailed in the conveyancing report on title. The latest council tax charges for Durrington are published online at the Wiltshire council site. As of 21 September 2012 the different rates are:

  • Band A - £1,010.00
  • Band B - £1,179.00
  • Band C - £1,347.00
  • Band D - £1,515.00
  • Band E - £1,852.00
  • Band F - £2,189.00
  • Band G - £2,525.00
  • Band H - £3,031.00


We are buying on a new development brownfield land. What should we do regarding iron (Fe) soil contamination?


Steps are taken on a national level to rectify soil contamination. The local authority for Durrington will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.


Might it be prudent to take care of the legal conveyancing process myself.


In theory, there is no reason at all why you shouldn't complete the conveyancing on your own.

That said, a conveyancing solicitor in Durrington is familiar with a large array of actions e.g. approving enquiries on searches and checking the lease some of which require training. In addition legal firms are required by their regulator to pay for relevant insurance to shield you from any failures made by the lawyer.


Where do I learn more data the status of the conservation areas in Durrington?


Conservation are issues for instance what can be demolished or street clutter etc. are overseen by Wiltshire. Following a campaign, English Heritage now maintain a list of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in Durrington and across England.