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Updated: 17/10/16

Read about Fleetwood ;

The nearest airport to Fleetwood is Blackpool International Airport. Walney Aerodrome Airport is 17 miles away. The closest train station to Fleetwood is Poulton le Fylde.

Fleetwood, Pharos St is the most convenient hospital to Fleetwood.


I need to find a cheap Fleetwood solicitor to own auction property. What do I need to check for?


Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many buyers, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned. Many conveyancers promote so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. Often extra costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Any extra charges found in terms of engagement should be fair and reasonable.


I am purchasing a unique flat in a conservation area, how do we locate more information in relation to the current state of repair?


English Heritage, a government body, have conducted a survey and created a list of the condition of conservation areas.

Conservation areas are designated by Wyre who administer things like what can be demolished to the prohibition of billboards.


What sort of environmental conveyancing searches in connection with the risk and history of local flooding in Lancashire will a conveyancing solicitor in Fleetwood actually apply for?


A conveyancing solicitor applies for standard protocol property environmental searches that should include Fleetwood flood risk area information. In certain cases a Fleetwood conveyancing solicitor could possibly suggest an inexpensive (around twenty pounds) and more specialist flood search.


There are a multitude of books going into great depth on how to do DIY conveyancing for example Conveyancing Forms and Procedures . Do I want to use a Fleetwood property lawyer ?


It can certainly possible to take care of the legal work unaided.

In reality however, a conveyancing solicitor in Fleetwood handles a long list of functions ranging from approving pre exchange checklists and checking that the contract package is in order some of which need training. Nonetheless legal practices are required to carry the appropriate insurance cover in order to protect you from any losses you encounter on the part of the solicitor.


The owner has added unbecoming removal of chimney stacks to the maisonette in Fleetwood which I think may infringe on conservation area rules


The solicitor will carry out searches verify whether the property is inside a designated conservation area, and if so whether any modifications have requisite consents from the Wyre authority.


What average time should I expect it to take my conveyancing solicitor to conclude all of the conveyancing work on a flat in a Victorian property we are intending to purchase?


Completion can take anywhere between around a month and 3 months dependent on any number of issues, like the speed of the vendor's property lawyer, or re-negotiations following a survey.


Does our lawyer in Fleetwood report back to me about the amount of council tax to be paid for a Band E townhouse prior to exchange?


The property's respective band will commonly be highlighted within the conveyancing report on title, and by the local authority.

Correct charges for properties in Fleetwood are listed online at the Wyre council website. As at (04 February 2013) the different rates are:

  • Band A - £1,007.00
  • Band B - £1,175.00
  • Band C - £1,343.00
  • Band D - £1,511.00
  • Band E - £1,847.00
  • Band F - £2,183.00
  • Band G - £2,519.00
  • Band H - £3,022.00


Flood risk searches are conveyancing protocol but considering recent climactic events e g the serious flooding in Sept 2012 in North West England are they the best way to check sufficient information about the Fleetwood area flood risk?


Environmental searches applied for by your property solicitor in Fleetwood will also include a more detailed flood search if required.

If you are apprehensive you could try to contact a neighbour or local resident or nearby Lancashire flood repair builder, like Beeston M, 20 Gordon Rd, Fleetwood, FY7 6UE Tel: 01253 772460.