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Updated: 22/10/16

Regional information

Lightwater's nearest airport is Farnborough (TAG London) Airport (6 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 13 miles, London Heliport Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 12 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 13 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 19 miles, White Waltham Airport is 11 miles s, Blackbushe Airport is 8 miles and Booker Airport is 19 miles away. Bagshot train station is about a mile from Lightwater.

Lightwater is around half a mile off the M3 Junction 3 Southbound.

Priory Woking is the most convenient hospital to Lightwater.


How do I get the best conveyancing rates for a £640,000 residence?


Several law firms offer supposedly cheap conveyancing, however extra fees are often hiding in the small print which unwary property buyers and sellers fail to check. Costs found in terms of engagement needs to be reasonable.


In about five weeks we are hoping to be finally moving from our semi detached property in Lightwater to a new home in Leatherhead . At what point to choose a removals firm?


We would tend to suggest that home sellers delay booking a removals company until after the contracts have exchanged as prior to this usually an absolute home moving date will not have been confirmed. Try Lightwater, Bourne Holdings/Broadway Rd, Lightwater, GU18 5SH Phone: 01276 472312.


How soon do I need to speak to a solicitor in Lightwater?


In the vast majority of cases, earlier is preferable. The legal work can then begin straight away. Early instruction of a solicitor for a sale means that prior to marketing the property, documents can be prepared to make it potentially more attractive to motivated buyers, whereas if you are buying you will the details of your Lightwater solicitor ready when you make an offer.


Which local authority looks after Lightwater?


Lightwater is located in Surrey County Council, Contact Centre, County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2DN, Call: 03456 009 009


Is experienced enough to very fast completions on the legal conveyancing of residential property auction properties in Lightwater?


The legal team are familiar with local and national auctions and often act for buyers and sellers at auction. We always suggest buyers at auction to select an affordable conveyancing company before the date of the auction to allow sufficient time for a full review of the property's legal title.

Subsequently, following the auction day arrives your instructed conveyancing lawyer is absolutely able to concentrate on completing the purchase in 4 weeks as usually required .


We want to exchange on the legal work on our co-owned share of freehold flat rapidly, are you really fast solicitors in Lightwater ?


We take a efficient approach to finishing the conveyancing and title transfer.

Homeward Legals chosen solicitors method is different - we always use leading edge conveyancing case management systems .

We give clients a SRA conveyancing lawyer prepared to communicate with the total buyer and seller chain e.g. mortgage lenders, to achieve a fast move.


I am planning on buying a renovated house in the middle of a Lightwater conservation area. Where can I uncover data relating to the standard of repair?


Following a campaign, English Heritage have produced details of the state of repair of conservation areas as well as the trend of the area. Conservation areas in Lightwater are nominated by the local authority (Surrey Heath) who police everything from what can be demolished to the halting of billboards.


Does my assigned solicitor in Lightwater report back to me about the cost of the council tax on a Band F property before exchange of contracts?


A property solicitor will contact the Surrey Heath local council to ascertain the up to date council tax rates, which will then be written in the conveyancer's title report. The correct charges for properties in Lightwater are detailed on the Surrey Heath council website. At the time of writing (09 August 2012) rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £1,037.00
  • Band B - £1,210.00
  • Band C - £1,383.00
  • Band D - £1,556.00
  • Band E - £1,902.00
  • Band F - £2,248.00
  • Band G - £2,593.00
  • Band H - £3,112.00