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Updated: 05/12/16

Commuting to the area? ;

Hanwell's closest airport is Northolt Jet Centre Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 6 miles, London City Airport is 17 miles, London Heliport Airport is 8 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 7 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 6 miles, Elstree Airport is 11 miles s, White Waltham Airport is 19 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 20 miles and Booker Airport is 22 miles away. The nearest train station to Hanwell is Hanwell, about 1 mile away.

Hanwell is under a couple of miles off the M4 junction entry 2 Westbound.

The nearest hospital for Hanwell is Ealing Southall.


I am looking for affordable conveyancing in Hanwell. Will I get a quote or and estimate?


This issue catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many firms purport to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional charges may be added into the terms of engagement. Excited homeowners, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Any extra charges found in terms and conditions should be reasonable and come into force only if your lawyer must complete work beyond standard conveyancing , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. A quote for conveyancing in Hanwell should also clearly state costs to be paid to third parties, including search providers, (disbursements).


I am planning to buy in Hanwell. Are there any areas of conservation in the area?


With over eight thousand conservation areas in England, the areas near or within Hanwell will include a range of areas of architectural or historic interest designated as protected. Village Green, St Marks Church and Canal and Cuckoo Estate are among the conservation areas in Hanwell. A lawyer will confirm potential liability for unauthorised works and advise further for conservation areas in Hanwell.


Is a survey advisable if we are buying a home in Hanwell?


Homeward Legal recommend that Hanwell property purchasers book a RICS surveyor. Buyers should be aware that there are a wide range of concerns which affect a property, including subsidence and cracks in walls. Such issues will not be considered during the conveyancing work itself.


For a fast conveyancing process on the purchase of a £273,000 residence, what should we ensure to speed up the process?


Importantly, contacting a proactive, diligent solicitor is the key to moving faster. There are a number of things you can also do to get moving sooner. These include:

  • organising your finances, including arranging a mortgage
  • requesting regular updates from your solicitor and keep the pressure on
  • replying to your solicitor by phone, fax or email


What type of investigation in respect to the risk of local flooding around Ealing will the Hanwell property solicitor examine for a residential maisonette we are intending to purchase?


A qualified property conveyancing lawyer conducts property environmental searches that should include Hanwell flood risk area data. At the time of writing (10-Jul-12) there were no warnings around the River Brent in the London Boroughs of Ealing and Hounslow at the The River Brent from Hendon to Brentford including Brent Cross, Tokyngton, Alperton, Greenford and Hanwell


What are fixtures and fittings?


There is no strict definition of fixtures and fittings, leading to potential for frustration after a sale completes. The parties' may have widely differing assumptions about what will be included; this makes resolving any confusion between buyer and seller on this issue so urgent.


Will the Hanwell solicitor order any conveyancing searches on the London thirties mid terrace townhouse I am intending to buy?


If getting a mortgage the lender will expect at least these searches - Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW) and Environmental and, depending on certain criteria, specific searches, which might include Chancel check Search.


We have found abundant very helpful explanatory studies about giving details on by passing the solicitor. Do we necessarily want to use a Hanwell solicitor ?


Legally speaking there are no reasons why a home mover cant adopt a DIY approach and handle the bulk of the conveyancing on your own.

The truth is however that a conveyancing solicitor is in charge of a long list of functions such as chasing any missing replies/clarifications to enquiries and communication with the lender which need a qualified solicitor. In any event however, solicitors are obliged to carry cover that protects you from any failures.