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Updated: 19/10/16

The closest station to Shepperton is Addlestone, approximately 2 miles away. The nearest airport to Shepperton is Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport (5 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 6 miles, London City Airport is 23 miles, London Heliport Airport is 13 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 6 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 16 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 21 mile s, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 20 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 12 miles, Elstree Airport is 20 miles, White Waltham Airport is 16 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 18 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 22 miles and Booker Airport is 22 miles away.

Shepperton is roughly 2 miles of junction entry 1 Southbound of the M3.

Walton Community is the nearest hospital.


I need to find discount conveyancing in Shepperton. Can you assist?


Many home owners seeking discount conveyancing are caught out by the lure of very low conveyancing rates. Many firms advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional fees are often hiding in the solicitor's terms of engagement that home owners often do not check. Additional costs listed in terms and conditions should be reasonable and only apply to matters if the lawyer is required to complete extra work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.


As a consequence of the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since records began I am questioning if conveyancing searches might not be sufficient?


Flood searches conducted by a conveyancing solicitor in Shepperton will also include a far more thorough search (Landmark) if it is felt necessary.

If you are still nervous you could consider contacting a future neighbour or nearby Surrey flood repair builder - e.g. Arcania Decorating Services, 115 Old Charlton Rd, Shepperton, TW17 8BT Tel: 07740 705782.


Do your solicitors deal with the conveyancing for residential property auction properties in Shepperton?


We are highly experienced with auction buyers and sellers. Solicitors always advise buyers to select a property lawyer well in advance of the date of the auction to allow for a thorough review of the legal documents.

Thereafter, following the auction day arrives a lawyer must be prepared for carry out the purchase legal work in under 28 days as typically required by the terms of sale.


We are buying with Barclays Bank - what do I need to check?


Buyers should know that, recently, a number of lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel', which may result in greater conveyancing costs for buyers. We will act for most lenders in the UK to keep legal costs to a minimum.


I am intending to be moving from our terraced home on the outskirts of Shepperton to a flat in Reigate what is the best point to book a house removal firm?


Homeward Legal tend to advocate that home buyers and sellers delay until the point where formal exchange of contracts because a move date will not have been decided. For a local Surrey company Draycott & Fennemore, Gibralter House/Govett Av, Shepperton, TW17 8AB Tel: 0800 633 5053 or W H Cox & Son Removals, 18 St. Nicholas Dr, Shepperton, TW17 9LD Call: 01932 245354.


Will my Shepperton lawyer report back to me about the cost of the council tax on a Band E house prior to exchange of contracts?


Your property lawyer will write to the Elmbridge local authority to find out the relevant council tax band and rates, which should then be set out in the conveyancer's title report. The latest tax rates for homes in Shepperton are listed on the Elmbridge council site. On 20 December 2012 the rates are:

  • Band A - £1,035.00
  • Band B - £1,208.00
  • Band C - £1,381.00
  • Band D - £1,553.00
  • Band E - £1,898.00
  • Band F - £2,243.00
  • Band G - £2,588.00
  • Band H - £3,106.00


Which factors are important to arrange fast conveyancing?


Primarily, instructing a experienced solicitor is key fast Shepperton conveyancing. There are a number of things you, as the buyer, can do to get moving sooner. These include:

  • clarifying your mortgage lender's requirements
  • requesting status updates from the solicitor regularly
  • completing all forms as soon as possible


I am on a very tight budget , Can doing the conveyancing on a DIY basis without a Shepperton conveyancer save any money?


It can certainly possible to handle the legal work on your own. The truth is however that a Shepperton property solicitor is familiar with a large array of functions such as checking contracts and identifying the most appropriate searches most of which really need training. In any event however, legal firms are duty bound to have suitable professional indemnity insurance that protects you in the event of losses you encounter.