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Conveyancing Solicitors Bolton

Our Conveyancing Solicitors in Bolton have years of experience in helping clients move house in this area, and are equipped with the expertise to guide you through the process.

Our aim is to make the transaction as smooth as is possible to reduce any stresses that you may have around moving.

Our conveyancing experts are accredited by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme, so you can rest assured that we have the knowledge to advise you on the best approach.

Bolton is known for its affordable housing and has a lot to offer, from a range of leisure activities involving countryside and the indoors, to a rich history which is preserved in museums today.

With over 30 years of conveyancing experience in the Bolton area, you can count on us to be your conveyancing partner. Get in touch today and a member of our friendly team will be in touch.

 


 

Our Property Legal Services for Bolton

We specialise in both commercial and residential conveyancing, and our services reflect this. We are both professional and reliable, and offer in-depth expertise around the following areas:

  • Commercial property conveyancing
  • Remortgages
  • Buy To Let
  • Managing the transfer of funds
  • Leases
  • Shared ownership
  • Right to buy

We want to simplify the process for you, and will also explain complex legal jargon to ensure that you are confident in the decisions that are made.

Our team is proactive, and are always staying on top of any changes in the law that may affect you. We can provide you with a service that you can rely on.

Local House Price Trends

In Bolton, there is a property to suit everyone’s needs. According to Rightmove, the average property price was £204,500. This is quite a lot lower than the UK national average of £329,547. The type of house that sold the most was terraced properties, which sold for an average price of £152,949. Semi-detached properties sold for a mean price of £210,754, and detached properties sold for £380,612.

There is a large difference in pricing of houses within Bolton. For example, currently, the most expensive property on the market in Bolton is in Egerton, going for £1.7 million. On the other hand of the scale, the cheapest property on the market was in Farnworth, selling for £50,000 with two bedrooms. Bolton Council have also agreed to begin a new housing development scheme in the city.

Overall, housing in Bolton is cheaper than other parts of the UK, making it an appealing area to move to. Our excellent relationships with agents helps to smooth the process, so get in touch today and we would be more than happy to help.

Highlights of the Market

Education

Bolton has an array of schools to choose from. According to government data, 31 schools in Bolton received a good or outstanding Ofsted rating in 2019 and 2020. For example, St. Paul’s CofE Primary School boasts an outstanding achievement of pupils, with Ofsted noting that the ‘school is managed and led outstandingly’. Similarly, Haslam Park Primary School is a well-established and highly-regarded school within the area, with an average student-teacher ratio of 15:1.

There are many options with Secondary schools as well. For example, when Essa Academy was inspected by Ofsted, all students described the school as a ‘happy, harmonious and safe place to grow and learn’. Similarly, Ladybridge high school, rated good by Ofsted, has an inclusive environment where those with special education needs are quickly identified and their needs are met effectively.

Bolton also has its own university, where there are a multitude of courses available, from accounting to theatre studies. It is best known for its courses in IT and Engineering. Students have voted it as a good teaching quality university several times and have noted a positive experience.

The area has a wide range of high-quality educational environments, which makes it an ideal place to live for families. Our myriad of 5 star reviews means that we are best placed to help you make the move to Bolton.

Transport links

Bolton is just north of Oldham, and is ideal for commuting into the city centre. The ring road in Bolton gives easy access to the M61 heading towards Manchester and Bolton Road heading into Bury.

Within Bolton, there are also public transport routes. For example, there are train stations located in Bromley Cross, Lostock and Westhaughton, which have regular trains into Manchester, with the journey taking an average time of just under 30 minutes. There is also the possibility of a new train line being engineered to link Bolton directly to London which could open up new job opportunities.

There are also regular bus services which run from places such as Egerton to Bolton centre in just 16 minutes. There is a bus that runs to Manchester, taking approximately one hour. Within Bolton town centre itself, a new multi-million pound cycling junction has opened up.

Eating out

There are many options to eat out in Bolton. Because of its size, you can find just about any type of cuisine, so there is always something for everybody. In terms of top-rated places, based on reviews on TripAdvisor, ranking first was the Royal Baiti House, with a recent reviewer saying that there was outstanding service and brilliant food. Another higher ranking restaurant was Baker’s, with someone noting how it is a ‘gem of a place’. Others within the top 10 include:

  • Casa Di Tapas
  • Earthlings
  • Toby Carvery Watergate Toll
  • Tapaz Ristorante
  • Unity Brook Pub
  • Poppins Tea Rooms
  • Sokrates Taverna-Horwich
  • Cibo Italian Eatery

This covers a wide range of tastes, with good reviews. Whatever cuisine you are into, Bolton can offer it. If you are considering moving to the area and need a conveyancer, we are here for you. We are highly rated within Greater Manchester, and communicate clearly with you throughout.

Shopping

There are ample places to shop in Bolton. There are many retail parks. For example, Bolton Gate Retail Park has some large stores, including PC World, Hobbycraft and Pizza Hut. Closer to the centre of Bolton, Trinity Retail Park has stores such as Toys  R Us, Comet, Staples and Burger King. Middlebrook Retail Park is also great for shopping lovers, as it is one of the largest in the UK.

There are also a lot of market options. Farnworth market is a well-established traditional street market which sells a range of items from fruit to meat to clothing. Bolton’s Main Market, on Ashburner Street in the heart of the town centre boasts over 300 stalls indoors and outdoors.

Other shops include Justicia, which is a fair trade shop selling a variety of food, houseware, musical instruments and bags from registered fair trade suppliers. Dove Mill offers curtains, bedding and lighting whilst Turton Wine Merchants sell wine from across the globe, including France, Spain, Georgia and Morocco.

History

Originally, Bolton was a part of Lancashire until 1974, when it was classed as a constituent of the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton in Greater Manchester. It used to be a mill town and was known for textiles, particularly involving wool. By the 18th century, cotton had taken over the use of wool, and Samuel Crompton invented the spinning mule in 1779, which changed the landscape of spinning. The Firwood Fold, where Crompton was born, and the Hall i’ th’ Wood, where he later resided, are looked after with the latter open as a museum.

Engineering was also widespread within Bolton, many thanks to the advancements of the industrial revolution. By the 1960s, most workers within Bolton were employed within engineering.

There is also a pub called ‘Ye Olde Man and Scythe’ which dates back to 1252, making it one of Britain’s oldest pubs. The vast history that Bolton has to offer is just one of many aspects that the area has to offer. With many clients going on to refer others to us, you can count on us to deliver an exceptional service.

Leisure activities

There are lots of activities to get involved with in Bolton. If you are an outdoors person, there is the Jumbles County Park and Smithills Open Farm which are both affordable and fun. Go Ape! Is also in Rivington, a 20 minute drive from Bolton centre, where you will find the Treetop challenge, if you aren’t afraid of heights.

Bolton also isn’t short of indoor activities to take part in. Nevada Roller Rink is good for skating, with sessions taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and you can take lessons on Wednesday and Sunday. Trampolining is also an option, with Airvault which has a trampoline and obstacle course. They also have a UV disco night.

If you enjoy going to the cinema, Bolton has a 15-screen cineplex, whilst the Octagon Theatre offers a wide range of entertainment.

Contact our Conveyancing Solicitors in Bolton

From our Manchester office in Burnage, we offer the best legal service to clients in Bolton. We understand the property market, and have successfully helped many people move homes smoothly.

Many of our clients have gone on to recommend us to others and came back to us for future transactions which is a testament to our professionalism at getting the job done.

Transparency is also important to us and we always keep you informed of costs throughout the process.

For a conveyancing solicitor in Bolton you can rely on, get in touch with us today for your free, no obligation consultation. We are more than happy to help.

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