Our expert conveyancing solicitors will get you moving with the minimum of hassle.
If you are looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Workington we can help you. Our conveyancing solicitors offer a convenient, efficient, and friendly conveyancing service to clients in Workington, throughout Cumbria and all over England, Wales and beyond.
If you are buying a detached house in Workington, selling a terraced house in Siddick, downsizing to a bungalow in Stainburn , or buying to let in Great Broughton , we can help you with your conveyancing.
Why should you use Bird and Co Solicitors for your conveyancing in Workington?
We offer a friendly, modern and efficient service. If you want to deal with proper lawyers who are friendly and approachable, our team can help you.
You will have a direct line straight through to your legal team, and direct email addresses. You can guarantee that your query will reach the right people, whether you want to ask about search fees in Workington, drainage and water fees in Cumbria or something else.
"The team always provided me with clear, pragmatic and commercially viable advice with efficient and focused communication."
We're a Conveyancing Quality Scheme accredited firm providing conveyancing to clients in Workington. This is a guarantee that our processes and procedures have been approved, that we operate to a certain standard, and is a mark of the excellence of our service approved by the Law Society, the body which represents solicitors throughout England and Wales.
We are on the panel for most major lenders, and many smaller ones too. Whether you want to use your local Building Society in Cumbria or one of the larger corporates, chances are we have you covered.
In short, you get an excellent conveyancing service at an affordable price. You don't have the risk of going to the cheapest providers, most of whom aren't solicitors; instead you get a great service from proper lawyers.
Why don't you need a conveyancer based in Workington?
In the old days you used your local solicitor. You would visit their office in the centre of Workington, and all documents would be hand-produced and posted or delivered by hand.
That service came at a price, but the truth is that it is no longer needed. With modern technology such as scanning, emailing and even Skype or Facetime video calls there is no need to use your local solicitor. Your conveyancer can be based anywhere and still provide a great service - even if he or she is in an office many miles away from Workington or perhaps not even in Cumbria.
We have successfully dealt with thousands of conveyancing transactions all over the country, even with clients from the other side of the world. It is not unknown for us to talk to clients outside the UK using Skype, and once we had clients in Thailand talking to us through an interpreter in New Zealand!
There will be no need for you to visit our offices or hand deliver documents. You need never leave Workington - our conveyancers will talk you through the process via phone and email, and everything works just as smoothly as it would if we were just down the road.
Online Conveyancing in Workington
There isn't really any such thing as online conveyancing. Clients come to us for conveyancing in Workington, Siddick, Great Broughton and all sorts of other places, having first found us via our website.
After that, the relationship between you and your conveyancer is the same as any other. We have the same professional obligations towards you, and deal with your conveyancing file in the same way.
It might feel like online conveyancing because you can talk to us through email on your computer, but really it is proper conveyancing.
Search Fees in Workington
Every local authority is different. We use an excellent, trusted national search provider, which means we can provide searches to clients in Workingtonand all over the country, knowing that we will get a product we're happy with and which we know is properly insured and protects your interests.
What is the process to instruct us for your conveyancing?
First, fill in our conveyancing quote form for conveyancing in Workington. You can find the links at the top of this page.
Our helpful conveyancing support team will then guide you through the initial stages, and once your conveyancing file is opened your Workington conveyancing solicitor and their small team will deal with the legal side of the conveyancing transaction. You'll be given direct contact details for your conveyancing lawyers and they'll keep in touch with you every step of the way.
Whether you're moving to Workington or away from Workington to somewhere else, our conveyancing team can help you do so with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.
Fees for conveyancing in Workington
Our fees are transparent and, so long as the situation does not change (for example so long as your property doesn't turn out to be leasehold when we thought it was freehold) the fee we quote is the fee you will be charged.
We don't add extras on for things like photocopying, postage, or the like. Those are our overheads and we don't pass them on to you.
All our conveyancing fees are dependent on the nature and value of the transaction, so we naturally charge a bit more for more complicated and high value work. However, the fee charged will be the same for a customer in Newcastle as it would be for someone in London, or indeed in Workington.
There are some aspects of our conveyancing fees which we can't change. Fees charged by other bodies such as HM Land Registry, or by HMRC for Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) are out of our control.
Introduction to Workington
Workington is a town and civil parish in Cumbria, situated at the mouth of the River Derwent. It has a population of 25,2207. Nearby towns include Carlisle, Cockermouth and Maryport, which are 32, 7 and 5 miles away respectively.
Historically, Workington grew as a result of its iron, coal and steel industries. The Cumbria iron ore field lies to the south of Workington, and this showed real significance with the creation if the Bessemer Process, which allowed for frequent production of mass steel, allowing the area to develop further. The town was also the home of the Distington Engineering Company and the British Steel Corporation for a significant amount of time, however these are now owned by the TATA Group and employ around 400 people.
Other industry in the area includes vehicle manufacture, and the famous 'Pacer' and 'Sprinter' trains, as well as the Leyland National buses. Eddie Stobart also have a large depot in the area.
Workington also has a strong sporting base, and is widely renown for being the home to the 'Uppies and Downies', a medieval version of football, which has raised over £75,000 for local charities since 2001.
Workington A.F.C is the local football team, who currently play in the Northern Premier League. Their ground, Borough Park, has a capacity of 3,101. There are also football and rugby league clubs, as well as a speedway team, bowling teams and a cricket club.
In terms of transport, the town is served by Workington North railway station, which provides services to areas such as Carlisle, Whitehaven and Barrow-in-Furness, as well as Workington railway station which provides similar services.
The town is also linked with Maryport via the A596, Whitehaven via the A595 and Penrith via the A66.
Used Bird & Co Conveyancing to be my legal team for the purchase of my new home. Victoria W and her team were fantastic throughout, always kept me in the know which was reassuring.Nathan P
Bird & Co have always been extremely efficient and unlike other conveyancing firms are very proactive. Seb & Donna always respond same day and they represent excellent value for money - they come highly recommended.Jake Margiotta