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Updated: 21/10/16

Hyde Park attractions and landmarks

Wandsworth London Windmill, Apsley House English Heritage and Science Museum Kensington Aviation Museumare all around Hyde Park.

The nearest airport to Hyde Park is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 13 miles, London Heliport Airport is 3 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 15 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 13 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 11 miles s, Elstree Airport is 13 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away. London Paddington train station is about a mile from Hyde Park.

Drivers are well served with Hyde Park having good road access about a mile of the A40M.

The closest hospital to Hyde Park is St Marys London.


How do I get low cost conveyancing in Hyde Park?


Several firms advertise supposedly cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately additional charges will be included in the small print. Busy, stressed buyers and sellers ignore these terms at their peril. The disbursements to be paid ought to be defined on the quote Any extra fees which are listed in the small print should be reasonable and clear.


I am buying a chapel in the parish of Haggerston St Mary. Is a chancel search necessary?


The Hyde Park conveyancing solicitor is likely to recommend a chancel search, irrespective of the parish where the property being bought is found. In older areas of Hyde Park, chancel repair may be imposed on the owners of a property where Parochial Church Councils may have not done so in the past.


What do we need to know if we acquire an extended home in a Kensington and Chelsea planning authority conservation area ?

Part of the due diligence for buyers includes the application for searches of Kensington and Chelsea council to ascertain conservation area status and the existence of permission for any development. Local Authority searches vary in cost but are charged at cost to the buyer. If no suitable consents be in evidence your solicitor will inform you of the options e.g. obtaining an indemnity insurance or getting retrospective consent from Kensington and Chelsea planning authority.


How is stamp duty calculated, and how much should it be on a £797000 home?


Stamp Duty is dependent on the valuation. On a £797000 residential property in Hyde Park, stamp duty will be £31880.*

*(Source -, March 2013)


How do I confirm that a property is in a conservation area?


Locales deemed to be of historic or architectural significance, such as country house estates, will be recorded as conservation areas. Your solicitor will be able to offer more information and confirm potential liability for unauthorised works.


What are Hyde Park's conveyancing searches?


These searches are a standardised set of questions ordered by the purchaser's property lawyer. Purchasers need to be aware that, searches only relate to issues with the property's title.


How many lenders in Hyde Park do you work with?


Of lenders with branches in or near Hyde Park, we with the majority. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Mayfair, Bryanston St, London, W1H 7AJ, and Ansari Financial Services, 10 Crawford Pl, London, W1H 5NF. The lawyer whom you have instructed will be able to state specific lenders' requirements.


Is there an authority that has any thorough online data about the conservation areas in Hyde Park?


Local Hyde Park conservation area matters, for example public spaces, the painting of houses or ugly parking meters are handled by Kensington and Chelsea.

English Heritage have produced a detailed list about the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas as well as the trend.