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Updated: 18/10/16

Local and health information

The closest station to Neston is Neston, around 1 mile away. Neston's nearest airport is Howarden Airport (9 miles). Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 10 miles and away.

Clatterbridge Wirral is the nearest hospital to Neston.


How do I find the best rates for conveyancing for a 227,000 property?


Confusion over this matter catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many law firms purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately additional charges are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. Any costs listed in terms and conditions ought to be clearly defined.


Will I need searches for chancel liability? I am purchasing in Neston.


In Neston, where land was once owned by a lay rectors, new owners of that property may be obliged to fund repairs to a church in the area. As a consequence of a recent Act, interest over any affected land in Neston must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Churches in this area where chancel liability may apply include St Mary & St Helen and St Philip & St James.


Is a survey necessary when buying property?


The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors heavily advise that all buyers in Neston book an inspection when you plan to buy in Neston. Buyers should be aware that there are a range of issues that have a negative impact on a property. These include poor ventilation or unsafe chimney circulation. Such issues will not be considered during the conveyancing work itself.


We are buying a property where the seller has installed doors to the house in Neston which I think may infringe on nearby conservation area guidelines


Your lawyer should ascertain if the property is located within a designated conservation area, and if so, whether any modifications have appropriate permission from the local authority.


Myself and my partner are interested in purchasing in Neston. Are there any designated conservation areas in the area?


Conservation areas denote neighbourhoods of special architectural or historic interest. Your conveyancing lawyer will advise further and address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area.


To complete on our house purchase ASAP, how do we get a fast conveyancing process?


Essential to a fast conveyancing transaction is to employing a experienced property lawyer. Ask these questions when identifying your conveyancer:

  • Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote?
  • Do they use email?
  • Are they 'no move, no fee'? This can incentivise a faster transaction.


Which local authority is responsible for Neston?


Neston is located in Cheshire West and Chester Council, HQ, 58 Nicholas Street, Chester, CH1 2NP, contact: 0300 123 8 123


Would you recommend taking steps to avoid paying stamp duty?


Stamp duty scheme is not advised when buying in Neston, as such schemes are expensive and , if a scheme is challenged, you can be fined up to 100% of the amount owed, in additional to the tax itself.