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Updated: 17/01/17

Local points of interest in Alfriston

Polegate Sussex Windmill, Seaford Seven Sisters Country Park Country Park and Firle Place Historic Houses Association are in the vicinity of Alfriston.

The closest train station to Alfriston is Berwick and the closest airport to Alfriston is Shoreham, Cecil Pashley Way Airport (20 miles).

The closest hospital to Alfriston is Eastbourne District General.


We are looking for a cheap solicitor to sell a property. What should be watch out for?


Both high-street and online conveyancers claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra charges are often hiding in small print that unknowing sellers and buyers have not reviewed Additional charges listed in terms and conditions ought to be reasonable and be applicable if the solicitor must complete unanticipated additional work for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.


We are on a deadline and would like organise a fast purchase, what should we organise to speed up our conveyancing process?


Finding a communicative conveyancing solicitor is essential to a faster move. There are various jobs you, as the buyer, can also do. These include:

  • ordering a property survey early in the transaction
  • requesting status updates from the conveyancing solicitor regularly
  • replying to your conveyancing solicitor by phone, fax or email


Does your solicitors firm get involved in property auction conveyancing in Alfriston?


Our firm is very capable working with buyers and sellers at auction. Usually unusually constructed properties are included at auction and these need greater exploration by the property lawyer Homeward Legal therefore recommend

bidders to select a fast conveyancing lawyer prior to the property auction date so there is time for a detailed report of the documents.

After the auction the lawyer is absolutely able to concentrate on briskly concluding the legal work in as short a time frame as usually required by the auction conditions.


I am hoping to be finally moving out of our semi detached residence on the outskirts of Alfriston to our next building in Patcham , at what point to book a removals firm?


Homeward Legal tend to suggest that you wait until after exchange of contracts because in all probability a final date will not have been agreed. Usually residential removals firms add an additional a re booking amount . Try Hampton S J, 2 Hindover Cres, Seaford, BN25 3NP Tel: 01323 899327 or Ranger R, 15 Alfriston Rd, Seaford, BN25 3QD Call: 01323 490289.


What is the authority that keeps records for checking the standard of conservation areas in Alfriston?


Following a campaign, English Heritage have created a list of the state of repair of conservation areas. Local conservation areas are created by the local Wealden planning authority, who manage the state of the area including things like new developments, extensions and paths and footpaths.


Do many conservation areas in Alfriston have the potential to affect us?


The regions in or near Alfriston will include several conservation areas. These restrictions may impose liability on a buyer for unauthorised alterations made by previous owners, but the benefits will include protection for trees and other flora. Your property solicitor will be able to provide more details.


The property in Alfriston being bought is on a brownfield site. Is cobalt (Co) soil contamination likely?


Alfriston and the surrounding region has a legacy of chemical contamination. Other sources of contaminated land include herbicides and groundwater contaminants like detergents.


What environmental concerns will contaminate land in Alfriston, and are they checked for thoroughly?


Land in Alfriston may be contaminated by several natural and human-influenced issues, and an environmental search will confirm if a home can be impacted by contaminants in the area like environmental radon sources.