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Updated: 22/01/17

Motorists are well served with West Drayton situated with very good road access about half a mile of Junction 4 Westbound of the M4.

West Drayton station is around a mile from West Drayton. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 2 miles from West Drayton. London City Airport is 23 miles, London Heliport Airport is 13 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 3 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 21 mile s, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 4 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 5 miles, Elstree Airport is 13 miles, White Waltham Airport is 13 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 21 mile s, London Biggin Hill Airport is 25 miles and Booker Airport is 17 miles away.

Hillingdon Uxbridge hospital is relatively close to West Drayton.


Are additional fees applied? I am looking for fixed rate West Drayton conveyancing.


The confusion over this point catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many law firms promote 'the cheapest conveyancing', but additional costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement. These terms are often ignored by excited buyers, eager to get underway. Extra costs listed in the solicitor's terms needs to be reasonable and only be applied if the conveyancer must perform additional tasks for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


We are purchasing a £870000 West Drayton home, what will be assessed for SDLT?


The Stamp Duty due will depend on the valuation. On a £870000 residential property, stamp duty will be £34800.*

*(Source -, July 2012)


What exploration in respect to the uncertain risk of local flooding to properties in Hillingdon will my solicitor in West Drayton advise on?


A key step in the conveyancing protocol involves the solicitor applying for conveyancing and environmental searches that give you certain details regarding risk of flooding in West Drayton. A more detailed flood search (most likely a Landmark Database search) might be proposed by a West Drayton conveyancing solicitor if the results

of the initial searches reveal a flood risk. At the time of writing (28-Dec-12) there were no warnings around the Lower River Colne and Frays River at the River Idle and tributaries from West Drayton to the confluence with the River Trent


In respect of the Met Office projecting more intense rainfall in the future we are thinking that flood searches aren't detailed enough?


A good West Drayton conveyancing solicitor will get property conveyancing searches if the standard search spots a any kind of local West Drayton flood risk.

For extra history it may be prudent to converse with a close neighbour.


We have a pressing need for fast West Drayton property lawyers - is that your company?


Shockingly some lawyers are unacceptably tardy which creates further concern to buying or selling.

By investing in the latest technology and workflow systems . We always assign property sellers a qualified conveyancer qualified to communicate with everyone in the home buyer and seller chain for example estate agents, to bring about a quick move.


The internet is full of collections of on and offline articles going into great depth on do it yourself conveyancing. Do I therefore need a West Drayton property solicitor ?


There is absolutely no argument why a home buyer should not conceivably engage in the legal and technical work without a qualified property solicitor in West Drayton. However, a property solicitor is familiar with a huge array of actions such as raising additional enquiries and apportioning service charges some of which really need the relevant training. Fundamentally do it yourself conveyancers will not be covered by applicable insurance which every legal firms must have.


How can we uncover additional information about the West Drayton and West Drayton conservation areas?


Following a campaign, English Heritage keep details about the state of conservation areas in West Drayton and throughout England in addition to the risk of standards slipping.

Local West Drayton conservation area matters for instance what can be developed, non sympathetic doors or rundown streets are managed by the local authority (Hillingdon).


How much can the fees for my searches come to?


With a Homeward Legal conveyancing solicitor, West Drayton clients are charged at most £249 for a standard bundle of searches. They are charged at cost.