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Updated: 30/11/16

Relevant local Droylsden services facts ;

The closest airport to Droylsden is Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport. Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 10 miles and Eccles Airport is 10 miles away. Fairfield train station is approximately a mile from Droylsden.

Droylsden is nearby at around 1m of the M60 junction entry 23 Westbound.

Alexandra Manchester is the neighbouring hospital to Droylsden.


How do we get a discount conveyancing quote?


Many online and high street solicitors offer cheap conveyancing, however extra fees are often hiding in the terms. This small print is often not read by home owners in a hurry. Extra charges ought to be reasonable. They only be applied if the conveyancer is required to complete unexpected extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.


Which actual searches should a solicitor in Droylsden get for a Droylsden property?


The standard procedure will be to get Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW), Environment Search and Coal Mining Search and perhaps area-specific searches, which may include a British Waterways Search.


We are purchasing a £851000 Droylsden residential property, what will be determined for stamp duty?


Stamp Duty depends on the valuation. It will be £34040 on a £851000 house.


What areas of conservation are there in Droylsden?


Conservation areas denote streets and neighbourhoods recognised as being of architectural or historic interest. The conveyancing

lawyer handling your purchase should be able to advise further and discuss what specific restrictions are in place.


We are buying a 1950s investment flat in a conservation area, where can I lay my hands on information on the state of upkeep of the Droylsden conservation area?


English Heritage, a government body, maintain a list of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas. Conservation areas in Droylsden are set up by the local authority (Tameside) who oversee conservation area concerns from paths to the hindrance of billboards.


Would you advise that I get searches for chancel liability? We are buying a home close by a church built in around the 17th Century in Droylsden.


In Droylsden, some owners can be required to pay for maintenance of specific local church buildings. A chancel search addresses if such a liability exists. Liability is more common in some parts of the country. Your solicitor can provide more details. Ecclesiastical properties in the local area include St Andrew, St John's Mission, St Martin and St Mary.


How much is the council tax on a period terraced home in Droylsden?


Normally the conveyancer's title report will include the appropriate Tameside council tax band.

Up-to-date rates for homes in Droylsden are set out at the Tameside council website. On, 21 December 2012, band rates are:

  • Band A - £911.00
  • Band B - £1,063.00
  • Band C - £1,214.00
  • Band D - £1,366.00
  • Band E - £1,670.00
  • Band F - £1,973.00
  • Band G - £2,277.00
  • Band H - £2,732.00


Which local authority is responsible for Droylsden?


Droylsden is located in Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council, Council Offices, Wellington Road, Ashton- under- Lyne, OL6 6DL, contact: 0161 342 8355