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Updated: 22/10/16

Local Hedge End attractions

Bursledon Hants Windmill, Manor Farm Country Park Hampshire Passport and Bursledon Windmill Hampshire Passport are near to Hedge End.

Commuters are well served with Hedge End situated with good motorway access very close at about 1/2 mile of Junction 7 Eastbound of the M27.

Hedge End's nearest train station is Hedge End. Hedge End's closest airport is Southampton, Mitchell Way Airport (4 miles). Southampton Airport is 4 miles, Bembridge IoW Airport is 19 miles, Sandown IoW Airport is 19 miles and Bournemouth International Airport is 25 miles away.

The closest hospital for Hedge End is Moorgreen Southampton.


I need a lawyer that offers cheap conveyancing in Hedge End. because we are on a limited budget.


Many solicitors advertise cheap conveyancing, but additional charges are often hiding in the terms and conditions, left unregarded by busy buyers Any extra charges should be fair and clearly defined. A conveyancing quote ought to define costs to be paid to third parties, like the local authority, (disbursements).


Where can I go about check whether the conservation area we are buying in is not being properly maintained?


Conservation areas are set up by the local Eastleigh planning authority, who oversee the state of the area including things like plastic box signs, dormer windows and the historic layout of roads. Following a campaign, English Heritage maintain information of the state of conservation areas along with the vulnerability.


How much will our conveyancing searches cost?


With Homeward Legal, clients buying a property expected to pay at most £249 for conveyancing searches on a Hedge End house.


How will the lawyer in Hedge End advise on the risk of flooding around Hedge End?

An essential part of the legal process of buying a property involves the solicitor applying for conveyancing searches that provide information regarding Hedge End area flood risk. An inexpensive detailed conveyancing search (e.g Homecheck) may be advocated by the property lawyer in Hedge End, if in the event that the environmental search show that there is a flood risk.


What is the council tax on a period converted Band D dwelling in Hedge End?


You should be cover the homes council tax band with the title report. The correct rates for homes in Hedge End are set out online at the Eastleigh council site. At the time of writing, 17 July 2012, rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £956.00
  • Band B - £1,115.00
  • Band C - £1,274.00
  • Band D - £1,434.00
  • Band E - £1,752.00
  • Band F - £2,071.00
  • Band G - £2,389.00
  • Band H - £2,867.00


Do I need to get a chancel search when my partner and I are buying in Hedge End near a church?


There are thousands of ecclesiastical parishes across England and Wales. Property owners within some of these may be required to pay for the repair of a local church. Insurance may be available to protect a buyer should a Hedge End Parochial Church Council enforce liability. Ecclesiastical properties in Hedge End where chancel liability may apply include St John the Evangelist.


My husband and I are interested in purchasing a property in Hedge End. Can we establish whether the property is in a designated conservation area?


With nine thousand such areas across the country, the neighbourhoods around Hedge End will include a range of conservation areas. The local council will be able to provide more details about local conservation areas, and the conveyancing solicitor handling your purchase should discuss what specific restrictions are in place.


I am purchasing a property with Harpenden Building Society, is there anything we need to consider?


A small number of lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. Homeward Legal, however, will act for all major lenders so that the buyer will not have to pay legal costs to your lender's solicitor.