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Updated: 18/10/16

Commuting to the area? ;

Hanwell's closest airport is Northolt Jet Centre Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 6 miles, London City Airport is 17 miles, London Heliport Airport is 8 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 7 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 6 miles, Elstree Airport is 11 miles s, White Waltham Airport is 19 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 20 miles and Booker Airport is 22 miles away. The nearest train station to Hanwell is Hanwell, about 1 mile away.

Hanwell is under a couple of miles off the M4 junction entry 2 Westbound.

The nearest hospital for Hanwell is Ealing Southall.


I am looking for affordable conveyancing in Hanwell. Will I get a quote or and estimate?


This issue catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many firms purport to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional charges may be added into the terms of engagement. Excited homeowners, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Any extra charges found in terms and conditions should be reasonable and come into force only if your lawyer must complete work beyond standard conveyancing , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. A quote for conveyancing in Hanwell should also clearly state costs to be paid to third parties, including search providers, (disbursements).


I am shortly going to move from our terraced home in Hanwell into a bigger flat in South Ealing what is the optimum stage to book a home removal company?


We usually suggest that home buyers and sellers put off arranging removals until such time as formal exchange of contracts because in all probability the firm date wont have been fixed. For a local Ealing company Happy 2 Move, 29 Cherington Rd, London, W7 3HL Tel: 07709 166919 or Man And Van, 3 Church Rd, London, W7 3HP Call: 07930 159702.


Can you address how we defer paying SDLT?


Stamp duty scheme should be treated with extreme caution in Hanwell, because these schemes are expensive and can be very unlikely to succeed.


What causes conveyancing in Hanwell to take such a long time? We had several delays with our previous solicitor.


Conveyancing in Hanwell may be lengthy. We work hard to curtail the cost of these delays whenever we can by pushing all parties involved.


For a fast conveyancing process on the purchase of a £273,000 residence, what should we ensure to speed up the process?


Importantly, contacting a proactive, diligent solicitor is the key to moving faster. There are a number of things you can also do to get moving sooner. These include:

  • organising your finances, including arranging a mortgage
  • requesting regular updates from your solicitor and keep the pressure on
  • replying to your solicitor by phone, fax or email


Will the Hanwell solicitor order any conveyancing searches on the London thirties mid terrace townhouse I am intending to buy?


If getting a mortgage the lender will expect at least these searches - Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW) and Environmental and, depending on certain criteria, specific searches, which might include Chancel check Search.


I am purchasing a home in Paddington [St James]. Will a chancel search be specified?


The solicitor could advise a chancel search. Although some Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have determined to charge chancel repairs on the current owners, there is no guarantee that a parish in which lay rectors have not been expected to pay chancel repair dues recently will not automatically be the case for future owners, so indemnity insurance may be advisable even if liability is unlikely.


Are some of the protected Hanwell conservation areas are in a neglected state?


The inventory of the state of conservation areas in Hanwell is logged by English Heritage, and the following data is currently available at their site- Hanwell Village Green with Hanwell is recorded as poor with low vulnerability and deteriorating, St Marks Church and Canal with Hanwell is recorded as poor with low vulnerability and deteriorating, Cuckoo Estate with Hanwell is recorded as poor with low vulnerability and deteriorating, Hanwell Clock Tower with Hanwell is recorded as very bad with low vulnerability and condition improving.