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Updated: 19/10/16

Local information:

The nearest train station to Plaistow is Stratford London. The nearest airport to Plaistow is London City Airport (2 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 21 mile s, London Heliport Airport is 10 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 22 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 21 mile s, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 18 miles, Elstree Airport is 17 miles, Rochester Airport is 25 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away.

Drivers are well served with Plaistow having good major road access approximately 1 1/2 mile of the A102M.

The closest hospital to Plaistow is Plaistow, Newham University.


How do I find low cost conveyancing?


Many online and high street property lawyers advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra costs are often hiding in the terms of engagement. Excited homeowners, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Your Plaistow conveyancing quote ought to define third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid. Costs found in the terms should be reasonable and only apply in cases where the conveyancer is required to complete extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Is a building survey required when buying residential property?


Homeward Legal firmly suggest that you instruct a surveyor if buying in Plaistow. A range concerns can affect a property. These can include cracks around door frames or rotten roof timbers, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.


Which local authority is responsible for Plaistow?


Plaistow is located in London Borough of Newham Council, Newham Dockside, 1000 Dockside Road, London, E16 2QU, contact: 020 8430 2003


Flood risk searches are fine but when one considers recent weather changes for instance the serious flooding in


the UK in April 2012 are they comfort enough to verify sufficient information about the Plaistow future flood risk?


A competent property lawyer in Plaistow will consider include conveyancing searches (environmental) if the standard searches identifies any kind of Plaistow flood risk area

For greater area background why not speak to a neighbour.


Do you suggest taking precautions to bypass paying out for stamp duty on the home?


Stamp duty is generally due for residential property over £125,000. Homeward Legal firmly advise against any stamp duty reduction scheme. Such schemes are costly and , if the scheme fails, you may be charged a penalty of up to 100% of the stamp duty amount owed.


Is molybdenum (Mo) soil contamination likely in Plaistow?


The risks posed by soil contamination to Plaistow inhabitants are usually low. Also considering issues such as groundwater contamination and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs), contaminants affecting Plaistow property will be factored into an environmental search.


How much is the council tax on a Sixties end of terrace property in Plaistow?


Frequently the conveyancer's title report should give detail the Newham council tax band. The latest council tax rates for homes in Plaistow are set out on the Newham local authority website. As at (07/06/2012) the different rates are:

  • Band A - £835.00
  • Band B - £974.00
  • Band C - £1,113.00
  • Band D - £1,252.00
  • Band E - £1,531.00
  • Band F - £1,809.00
  • Band G - £2,087.00
  • Band H - £2,505.00


To complete on our purchase ASAP, how can we arrange fast legal work in Plaistow?


Primarily, contacting a proactive solicitor is essential to buying faster. Ask these questions when identifying your conveyancer:

  • Do they use email as the preferred mode of communication?
  • Do they use email as the preferred mode of communication?
  • Was there a delay delivering a quote?