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Updated: 20/10/16

Local area travel information and addresses ;

The nearest airport to Lingfield is Gatwick South Terminal Airport (6 miles). London City Airport is 23 miles, London Heliport Airport is 22 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 7 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 11 miles away. Lingfield train station is about 1 mile from Lingfield.

McIndoe Surgical Centre is the most convenient hospital for Lingfield.


How do we find affordable conveyancing in Lingfield?


Lack of clarity over this issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted, and many conveyancers claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra costs are frequently hidden in the terms of engagement. Additional charges included in terms and conditions ought to be fair. Your conveyancing quote ought to define any disbursements.We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.


I am planning on buying a 1940s building in a designated conservation area in Lingfield, where does one find more details in regards to the state of upkeep?


Following a campaign, English Heritage keep records of the state of conservation areas along with the vulnerability of the area. Conservation areas in Lingfield are nominated by the local Tandridge planning authority, who preside over everything from whether trees can be cut down to the blockage of poorly maintained public spaces.


We are interested in purchasing in Lingfield. Can I find out if the property is in a conservation area?

Conservation areas indicate neighbourhoods designated as being of historical or architectural value. The council will be able to advise further about local areas of conservation, and the conveyancing solicitor handling your purchase should discuss what specific restrictions are in place.


We are looking to move from our period property on the outskirts of Lingfield to a new property in Lightwater at what point to appoint a home removal firm?


Most lawyers tend to advise that buyers and sellers hold off until formal exchange of contracts as prior to this commonly an actual move date wont have been fixed. If you are looking for a local company try Andrews Removals, Unit 3 Cropdriers Works/Bowerland Lane, Lingfield, RH7 6DF Call: 01342 837996.


Our purchase is completing in September. How is Stamp Duty Land Tax worked out?


Stamp Duty will depend on the valuation. It will be £27000 on a £675000 residential property in Lingfield.


Lawyers in Lingfield order official searches when acting for a home buyer - which specific searches?


If you are getting a mortgage the building society of bank will expect at least the following for properties in Lingfield: Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search and Environmental and, depending on certain criteria, area-specific searches, which might include Planning Search.


My lender is Scottish Building Society - is there anything we need to be aware of?


Until recently, most conveyancing solicitors were able to undertake legal work for a lender. Buyers should know that some lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel', which may result in higher legal costs for buyers. Homeward Legal are able to act for the majority of CML-approved lenders.


Is chromium often found in Lingfield top-soil?


Lingfield's local area has a history of contamination from industrial or agricultural, like much of the UK. Data on many contaminants, such as ammonia, will be included in an environmental search.