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Updated: 19/10/16

Local points of interest in Selhurst

Shirley London Windmill and Croydon Airport Vistor Centre Aviation Museum are in Selhurst.

The nearest station to Selhurst is Selhurst and Selhurst's nearest airport is London Biggin Hill Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 17 miles, London City Airport is 10 miles, London Heliport Airport is 7 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 19 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 17 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 17 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 18 miles, Elstree Airport is 21 mile and away.

The nearest hospital is Mayday University Thornton Heath.


What are the best rates for conveyancing for a £791k residence?


Many online and high street firms promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra fees are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. Your Selhurst conveyancing quote should, in addition, define costs to be paid to third parties, e.g. the Land Registry, (disbursements). Extra costs included in your solicitor's terms ought to be fair and clearly defined.


Will the conveyancing solicitor in Selhurst carry out any searches on the London thirties detached home I am intending to purchase?


When you are taking out a mortgage the lender mandates at least specific searches, including these searches - Local Authority (council), Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environmental and, depending on certain criteria, specific local Selhurst searches, like a Chancel.


For the purchase, my mortgage lender, we have chosen Saffron Building Society, is there anything I need to be aware of?

Some lenders have limited the firms who can act for them, resulting in higher legal costs for property buyers if a second lawyer is required by their lender. Homeward Legal are able to act on behalf of all large mortgage lenders to ensure that you will not need to pay an additional fee for your lender's solicitor.


What do we need to be aware of if buying a home in a Croydon planning authority designated conservation area ?


An integral part of the legal due diligence when buying a property involves ordering of LLC1 searches of Croydon planning authority to verify conservation area status and the requisite consent for any modifications. .


How much is the council tax on a terraced Band D house in Selhurst?


You should be provide the property's council tax band in the conveyancer's title report. The latest tax charges for properties in Selhurst are published at the Croydon council website. At the time of writing, 14 October 2012, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £971.00
  • Band B - £1,133.00
  • Band C - £1,295.00
  • Band D - £1,457.00
  • Band E - £1,781.00
  • Band F - £2,104.00
  • Band G - £2,428.00
  • Band H - £2,914.00


How might the purchase conveyancing process be so drawn out?


Conveyancing in Selhurst may be delayed. We understand how unnecessarily stressful these delays can be and strive to lessen their cost whenever possible by driving the transaction forward.


I am completing next July. What will be calculated for Stamp Duty Land Tax rates?


Stamp Duty Land Tax is dependent on the property's value. On a £115000 house or flat, stamp duty will be £0.


The property being purchased is on a brownfield site. Could the soil be contaminated by industrial waste?


Even where some contamination has occurred in Selhurst, risk levels are usually low. Metal contamination of top-soil in Selhurst is more likely to occur near former industrial sites. Data on other contaminants, like groundwater contamination and hazardous gases, will also be included in an environmental search.