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Updated: 21/10/16

Local services information

Leyton's closest airport is London City Airport (5 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 20 miles, London Heliport Airport is 10 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 22 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 20 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 17 miles, Elstree Airport is 15 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 16 miles away. Leyton Midland Road train station is about 1 mile from Leyton.

The nearest hospital to Leyton is Whipps Cross University Walthamstow.


Do all cheap conveyancing quotes have extra fees? I am trying to find low cost conveyancing in Leyton.


Many firms purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing. However extra charges are frequently hidden in small print. Your Leyton conveyancing quote should list third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid. Any extra fees should be clearly defined and only be applied if your solicitor must complete work beyond standard conveyancing , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.


In the next month we are shortly going to move from our detached building near Leyton to our new maisonette in Chingford , what is the right point to instruct a removal company?


Your solicitor would usually suggest that buyers delay booking a removals company until the point where contracts have exchanged because an actual date will not have been confirmed. For a local firm East London Man & Van, 14 Warren Rd, London, E10 5QA Tel: 07904 460007 or Kotek Ltd, 95 Colchester Rd, London, E10 6HD Call: 07926 773730.


For a home valued at £889000. How is Stamp Duty Land Tax rates determined?


The SDLT that is payable depends on the purchase price. On a £889000 residential property, stamp duty will be £35560.*

*(Source -, February 2013)


How much is the council tax on a Forties semi-detached Band A property in Leyton?


You should be give detail the homes band as part of the conveyancing report on title. The correct rates for properties in Leyton are tabled at the Waltham Forest council site. As of 26 January 2013 rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £973.00
  • Band B - £1,135.00
  • Band C - £1,297.00
  • Band D - £1,459.00
  • Band E - £1,783.00
  • Band F - £2,107.00
  • Band G - £2,432.00
  • Band H - £2,918.00


Where can I find out more info on the upkeep of Leyton and Leyton conservation areas?


English Heritage, a government body, now maintain details in relation to the condition of conservation areas as well as the vulnerability. Local conservation areas, for instance the upkeep of public spaces, the painting of houses or new developments are handled by Waltham Forest.


Why might conveyancing work to buy in Leyton take such a long time?


The conveyancing process could be delayed, Homeward Legal, however, seek to lessen their consequences whenever it is possible by, for example, ordering searches as early as possible. Delays include the length of time it takes for the managing agent or landlord to respond to queries.


Do I need a house survey for this Leyton property purchase?


It is firmly advised that purchasers arrange a surveyor. Buyers should be aware that there are many issues that have a negative impact on a property, which will not be covered by the legal work. These can include settlement and ground movement.


Which local authority looks after Leyton?


Leyton is located in London Borough of Waltham Forest Council, Town Hall, Forest Road, London, E17 4JF, phone: 020 8496 3000