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Updated: 22/10/16

Local services information

Heathrow Terminals 1, 2 and 3 train station is about 2 miles from Longford and the closest airport to Longford is Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport (1 mile). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 2 miles, London City Airport is 24 miles, London Heliport Airport is 14 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 19 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 3 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 7 miles, Elstree Airport is 15 miles, White Waltham Airport is 12 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 19 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 25 miles and Booker Airport is 17 miles away.

Longford is about 1/2 mile of junction entry 14 of the M25.

Ashford, Staines is a relatively close hospital.


How do we get low cost conveyancing in Longford?


Several conveyancers offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional charges are frequently hidden in the terms. Busy, stressed property buyers and sellers ignore these terms at their peril. Your quote ought to list any disbursements.Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.


I need to find very fast Longford solicitors - is that you?


We believe that our conveyancing property lawyers take a take charge approach when concluding the conveyance for customers We always introduce you to carefully selected solicitors which will communicate to the whole property chain . In addition our expert panel of conveyancing lawyers are selected because they all use the latest document production technology to complete the legal work fast.


How much is the council tax on a residential end of terrace Band G property in Longford?


You will be give information your new house's band within the title report. Up-to-date rates for Longford are set out in detail on the Hillingdon local authority website. At the time of writing, 30 July 2012, rates are:

  • Band A - £946.00
  • Band B - £1,104.00
  • Band C - £1,262.00
  • Band D - £1,420.00
  • Band E - £1,735.00
  • Band F - £2,051.00
  • Band G - £2,366.00
  • Band H - £2,839.00


What should I be aware of when buying a Longford building in a Hillingdon local authority designated conservation area ?


Part of the property legal includes carrying out searches of the Hillingdon authority to see conservation area status and the requisite permission for developments. Should no necessary permissions be available, the solicitor will advise you of all options e.g. obtaining an indemnity policy or seeking retrospective consent from Hillingdon planning authority.


In respect to the Met Office warning of more intense rainfall, I am anxious that environmental searches may not be sufficient?


Your conveyancer in Longford will suggest that you include environmental searches if the initial conveyancing searches spots a significant risk of flooding in Longford.

For added history it could be worth trying to contact a local resident.


What sort of additional enquiries regarding the risk and history of possible flooding in Hillingdon will a property lawyer in Longford advise on a Fifties property we are intending to purchase?


Your lawyer makes an application for official property environmental searches, which include Longford flood risk information. Additionally your lawyer in Longford may suggest a substantially more detailed flood search. A recent check (24-Oct-12) there were no warnings around the River Colne and Frays River at West Drayton and Stanwell Moor at the River Sowe at Longford including Rowley's Green Lane, Oakley Close, Basford Brook Drive, Bungalow Estate Lady Lane and Longford Bridge areas


Is a building survey necessary if we are purchasing a house or flat, regardless of its age?


It is heavily suggested that all buyers in Longford book a RICS survey if buying in Longford. Many problems can negatively affect a property, for example blocked drains, and issues such as these are not likely to be investigated as part of the conveyancing itself.


When should we instruct a conveyancer in Longford?


With few exceptions, instructing as early as possible is better, as there are various tasks which may be carried out very early in the process. Instructing a solicitor to handle your Longford conveyancing early for a sale means that documents can be prepared earlier, considerably accelerating the whole process, whereas if you are buying your offer may be taken more seriously if you already have a solicitor instructed.