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Updated: 15/10/16

New Cross points of interest

Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Blackheath Old Dover Rd Library Art Gallery and Imperial War Museum Aviation Museum are around New Cross.

Commuters are well served with New Cross situated with very good major road access close at under 3m of the A102M.


New Cross Gate train station is approximately 1 mile from New Cross. The closest airport to New Cross is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 18 miles, London Heliport Airport is 6 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 20 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 18 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 17 miles, Elstree Airport is 18 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 10 miles away.

The nearest hospital is University Lewisham.


How do I get affordable conveyancing?


Several conveyancers promote 'the cheapest conveyancing', however extra charges may be added into the terms and conditions. Extra costs ought to be fair. Any disbursements should also be clearly stated on the quote based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.


Does your solicitors firm conduct the conveyancing of auction properties in New Cross?


Yes - We are accustomed to working with property auction conveyancing. Often difficult to value auction lots like barn conversions, are bought at property auctions and these want greater. We therefore strongly suggest that bidders appoint a SRA regulated lawyer well in advance of the property auction to allow sufficient time for a thorough investigation. Subsequently, immediately after the day of bidding you are the lawyer will need to be focused on carry out the legal process in 28 days as required by the auction conditions.


What sort of fact finding regarding the uncertain risk of flooding in the Lewisham area will the New Cross solicitor check out?


A vital component in the conveyancing protocol of buying a property involves your conveyancing solicitor carrying out environmental searches that offer you details on the local New Cross flood risk. An inexpensive (around

twenty pounds) and more search, for instance the Landmark search, could possibly be proposed by the conveyancing solicitor in New Cross if the results of the initial conveyancing searches show that there is a potential flood risk to the property. At the time of writing (03/01/13) publication on the Environment Agency do not reveal any active flood warnings in New Cross.


Does 'fixtures and fittings' include things like door handles?


In general, fixtures are fixed to walls, floors or ceilings securely and fixtures are free-standing items, like free-standing kitchen appliances. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction, and this makes resolving any confusion between buyer and seller on this issue so urgent.


Does my conveyancing solicitor in New Cross apply for any conveyancing searches on the London Regency mid terrace cottage I am purchasing


If purchasing and applying for a mortgage the mortgage lender expects at least these searches - Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW) and Environment Search and, depending on certain criteria, area-specific searches, which might include Chancel Check.


Should we get a chancel search? We are purchasing close to a glebe in New Cross.


Some owners in New Cross can be required to subsidise upkeep of nearby church property. Insurance may be available to protect a buyer should a New Cross Parochial Church Council enforce liability. Church of England properties in New Cross include Hatcham Park, All Saints, Hatcham, St James and St Michael.


We are trying to find fast New Cross property lawyers, is that you?


We maintain that our property lawyers assume a efficient approach to conducting the conveyancing and title transfer

We always introduce you to home moving lawyers that always communicate through all parts of the chain .

Moreover , our CQS solicitors are picked because they use new case and work flow systems technology meaning they can exchange on your home move in minimum time.


What conservation areas are there in New Cross?


The areas near or within New Cross include a number of areas of historical or architectural value recorded as conservation areas. Your lawyer will be able to provide more details and discuss the relevant responsibilities you would be taking on by purchasing in a conservation area, regarding specific conservation areas in New Cross.