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Updated: 19/10/16

The closest airport to Whitefield is Eccles, Barton Aerodrome Airport. Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 13 miles, Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 13 miles and Eccles Airport is 7 miles away. Whitefield's closest station is Clifton.

Whitefield is very close at 1 mile of junction entry 17 Westbound of the M60.

Radcliffe, Bealey Community is the closest hospital for Whitefield.


How do I get a discount conveyancing quote in Whitefield?


Many online and high street solicitors offer cheap conveyancing, but additional fees will be included in the terms. Extra fees should be clearly defined. They only come into force where your solicitor is required to perform tasks outside a normal transaction , 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.


How much is the council tax on a Forties converted Band B home in Whitefield?


You will be given detail on the property's band in the conveyancing report on title. Up-to-date rates for Whitefield are set out on the Bury council website. At the time of authoring, 16 March 2013, rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £971.00
  • Band B - £1,133.00
  • Band C - £1,295.00
  • Band D - £1,457.00
  • Band E - £1,780.00
  • Band F - £2,104.00
  • Band G - £2,428.00
  • Band H - £2,913.00


Do I need to use the solicitor suggested by the agent?


If you instruct a firm referred this way, you the agent is able to use their influence exert pressure on a solicitor to complete sooner. However, if they are paid a referral fee, some agents choose whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the law firm with the best reputation.


When my partner and I are buying a Whitefield property near a church constructed around the 13th Century, do you need a chancel search?

Chancel liability repair costs can run into £100,000s, which owners of affected property will be compelled to pay on demand to the Whitefield Church council. Indemnity policies can be arranged if chancel liability is likely to be enforced. The solicitor carrying out the legal work for your move will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary. Whitefield churches where a chancel search may be appropriate include All Saints, Stand and St Andrew.


For fast conveyancing to buy a £332,000 house, what can we do to speed up our conveyancing process?


Importantly, a faster move is key is to use a experienced solicitor. You should consider:

  • What methods of communication do they use? Posting documents can adds days of waiting to a purchase.
  • Was there a delay delivering a quote?
  • Will they order searches immediately?


How does my conveyancer in Whitefield investigate the risk of possible flooding in Whitefield?


A vital step in the legal due diligence process of purchasing a property involves your solicitor carrying out property environmental searches that go in specific information with regard to Whitefield flooding. Additionally your solicitor in Whitefield might advocate a significantly more specialist search.


Which local authority looks after Whitefield?


Whitefield is located in Bury Metropolitan Borough Council, Town Hall, Knowsley Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0SW, phone: 0161 253 5000


We are going to buy a converted flat in a conservation area in Whitefield, how does one locate more information about the current standard of repair of the conservation area?


Local conservation areas are specified by Bury who administer conservation area concerns from whether trees can be cut down to the prohibition of modern telephone boxes.

English Heritage administer records on the state of conservation areas in addition to the vulnerability to the area falling into disrepair.