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Updated: 16/10/16

Regional travel information

Kirkby train station is approximately 1 mile from Kirkby. The nearest airport to Kirkby is Liverpool John Lennon Airport (10 miles). Blackpool International Airport is 22 miles, Howarden Airport is 22 miles and Eccles Airport is 21 mile away.

Drivers are well served with Kirkby situated with good motorway access inside 1m of Junction 6 Northbound of the M57.

Fazakerley Liverpool is the most convenient hospital for Kirkby.


How do we get a cheap solicitor in Kirkby to own a residence?


Many online and high street firms offer cheap conveyancing quotes. Often extra fees may inflate the final invoice. Extras needs to be fair. They only apply to matters if the lawyer must complete unanticipated additional work for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


Lawyers in Kirkby get necessary searches when they are acting for a property purchaser, but which actual ones?


When you are applying for a mortgage a mortgage lender will expect at least specific searches, including the following for properties in Kirkby: Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environmental and occasionally area-specific searches, which may include a Land charge Searches.


For a fast conveyancing transaction on the purchase of a £762,000 property, what do we need to aim for?


The key to fast Kirkby conveyancing is to employing a proactive lawyer. There are a range of things you as the purchaser can also do. These include:

  • calling or emailing your lawyer, and chase them if you suspect any delays
  • promptly answering your lawyer's questions (by email if possible)
  • getting your mortgage offer in place


Should we get a chancel search if I plan to buy in the parish of Chorlton cum Hardy?


A lawyer may suggest that a chancel search is taken out. Chancel repair has the potential to be imposed on owners of a building where Parochial Church Councils have not imposed the same liability on the last owners, so it can be difficult to use this as a guide.


Do you recommend your solicitors to get involved in the conveyancing for residential property auction properties in Kirkby?


Homeward Legal is very capable working with buyers and sellers at auction. Quite often hard to value buildings are bought at auction which tend to will want deeper fact-finding. Lawyers therefore strongly advise that buyers formally appoint a CQS conveyancing solicitor before the auction day for a review of the sellers documents.

Subsequently, following the property auction date your chosen property conveyancing lawyer is focused on concluding the legal work within the usual 28 days as typically required .


What will the council tax cost on a new build Band E apartment in Kirkby?


Your council tax band will conventionally be identified as part of the title report, as well as by the local authority. The correct rates for Kirkby are published at the Knowsley council site. Currently on 05 July 2012 rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £995.00
  • Band B - £1,160.00
  • Band C - £1,326.00
  • Band D - £1,492.00
  • Band E - £1,824.00
  • Band F - £2,155.00
  • Band G - £2,487.00
  • Band H - £2,984.00


The property seller has unfortunately installed roof antenna on the maisonette which may infringe the South Park Road conservation area rules.


A solicitor will carry out searches determine if your new home is within a conservation area, and if so, whether any alterations have requisite consent from the local authority.Should no suitable consents be in evidence, your solicitor will give you professional advice on the options, which include buying an indemnity insurance or obtaining retrospective approval from the planning authority.


How is contaminated land in Kirkby investigated when purchasing a property?


Land in Kirkby may have been contaminated by numerous natural causes and human activities, like civil aviation activity in the area. An environmental search will offer more detail. Contamination in Kirkby can be caused by local waste sites, such as Land/premises At, Marl Roadw/woodward Road, Merseyside, L33 7UH.