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Covering Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde • COMMERCIAL • RESIDENTIAL • LETTINGS • NEW HOMES September 7th 2017 BUILDERS SUPPLIES West Coast Ltd INDIAN PAVING FLEET7WO7O6D &6 C0LEV0ELEYS www.bswc.biz The Biggest & Best Property Guide in your Area - The Place to be Seen. Find us online Make sure you check out FREEour next issue on September 21st!


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2 The Property Scene: 01253 392 064 September 7th 2017 Say you’ve seen it in The Property Scene INDEX 5 AFTER MIDNIGHT SET TO PERFORM AT SLIMEFEST • RESIDENTIAL Pages 4 to 27 • SHOWCASE Page 24 • AUCTION SCENE Page 26 • FINANCE SCENE Page 28 • PARK HOMES Pages 3, 8, 15, 29, 30 & 31 • SOUTH FYLDE SCENE Pages 32 to 34 • NEW HOMES SCENE Pages 35 to 45 • LEGAL SCENE Page 46 The band join Pixie Lott, The Vamps, Matt their first single ‘Up In Here’ and are working on or standing arena tickets and SLIME PIT tickets Terry, New Hope Club, M.O, Diversity, Jordan and Perri and more at Nickelodeon’s SLIMEFEST 21 – 23 October. their debut album set to be released in 2018.They will perform at every SLIMEFEST show, alongside Diversity and JoJo Siwa, across all three days. offered exclusively to kids and guaranteeing an uniquely slimy experience close to the stars. Full Nickelodeon and VisitBlackpool have announced “SLIMEFEST is going to be so much fun, we’re details on available tickets, including terms and that 5 After Midnight are set to perform at all so excited to be performing in Blackpool.” said conditions are available at nick.co.uk/slimefest. six SLIMEFEST shows at The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach from 21-23 October. Families can visit nick.co.uk/slimefest for more information. Since appearing on X Factor last year, the trio (Kieran Alleyne, Jordan Lee and Nathan Lewis) signed to Simon Cowell’s Syco label, released Kieran Alleyne, 5 After Midnight, “Maybe we’ll get slimy in the Slime Pit too… if we’re lucky!” 5 After Midnight join recently announced Matt Terry, M.O, New Hope Club, Pixie Lott,TheVamps, JoJo Siwa as well as Diversity and the stars of Nickelodeon’s School of Rock Breanna Yde and Ricardo Hurtado. SLIMEFEST will be hosted by Please note that there is now limited ticket availability across all shows.Tickets can be booked by telephone only on 0871 222 9090. Calls to 0871 numbers will cost 13p per minute plus your telephone companies access charge. Nickelodeon presenters Jordan Banjo and Perri 4000 people attended the two sold-out SLIMEFEST Kiely. shows in 2016. Held at the Empress Ballroom Councillor Gillian Campbell, the Deputy Leader of Blackpool Council said:“It’s great to hear the news that 5 After Midnight will be joining the rest of at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool, SLIMEFEST 2016 was hosted by Jordan and Perri and saw the SLIMEFEST talent at this year’s shows. Tickets performances from Diversity, Conor Maynard, are selling fast now, so would encourage everyone to book early for what promises to be the best SLIMEFEST to date.” Alesha Dixon,Aston Merrygold and the Tide along with appearances from stars of the Nickelodeon Two SLIMEFEST shows will take place each day, show, The Thundermans, Kira Kosarin and Jack at 1pm and 6pm. Ticket options include seated Griffo. BLACKPOOL BOLDLY GOES AT THE • LETTINGS SCENE Pages 47 to 50 • COMMERCIAL SCENE Pages 51 to 53 • CLASSIFIED SCENE Pages 54 & 55 • FEATURE SCENE Page 56 CONTACTS Editorial and all other queries: emma@thepropertyscene .com Tel: 07970 711 843 Advertising: advertising@thepropertyscene .com Tel: 01253 392064 Website: www .thepropertyscene .com Design & Print Ltd Mr Richard Russell Tel: 01244 833814 The Property Scene has been a combination of many people’s efforts, time and most importantly encouragement, so a huge THANK YOU to you all. The Property Scene is independently owned by A & R Publishing, PO Box 1273, Blackpool, FY1 9ET. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in any retrieval system or transmitted in any form by means electronic, photographic, recording or otherwise without prior permission of the publishers. Views expressed by contributors are not necessarily those of the Editor or publisher. Whilst the greatest care is taken to ensure that the information in this product is correct at the time of going to press the Publisher cannot accept responsibility for errors, inaccuracies or omissions. Published by A&R Publishing. Printed by NWN Media Limited at Mold Business Park, Wrexham Road, Mold. ILLUMINATIONS SWITCH-ON Star Trek is beamed in to save the day as R3wire & Varski, and the MTV Base Garage Star Trek is one of the most influential global Diversity and Starship Discovery switch on the Lights! Laser beams and pyrotechnics lit up Blackpool Promenade as the resort celebrated the start of Anthems show. It was the second year running that Diversity had played a starring role in the event, which this year was hosted by MTV’s Becca Dudley. television franchises and is returning to television 50 years after it was first broadcast. The new Discovery series will follow the voyages the 2017 Blackpool Illuminations season with an Sigala took to the stage as a last-minute replacement of Starfleet on their missions to discover new out-of-this-world Switch-On event. After a dazzling performance leading up to the Switch-On moment by Diversity, the dance group’s creative director Ashley Banjo sent out a distress signal to help power up Blackpool’s famous Illuminations in front of a huge audience on the Tower Festival Headland. It was then that Gabriel Lorca (actor Jason Isaacs), the captain of the brand new Star Trek: Discovery TV series, was beamed on to a giant screen to come to the rescue, enabling Diversity to trigger an explosion of lights, fireworks and confetti, and kick-start 66 nights of Illuminations on Blackpool seafront. This first “intergalactic” Switch-On was part of a unique collaboration with Netflix and CBS, to celebrate the much-anticipated release of the next chapter in the iconic Star Trek franchise later this month. Blackpool already has a strong relationship with the Star Trek franchise, with an interactive exhibition on the Golden Mile and features within the Illuminations. for Louisa Johnson, who has contracted laryngitis and ordered to rest for the next 10 days. Once the Switch-On ceremony was over, Example and DJ Wire headlined an hour-long party under the Lights. The Switch-On concert opened with a Blackpool Introduces section, showcasing local talent and giving Blackpool & The Fylde College choir an opportunity to celebrate the college’s 125th birthday on stage. Cllr Gillian Campbell, Deputy Leader of Blackpool Council:“We are delighted that one of the world’s most iconic TV franchises played a starring role alongside Diversity in this year’s Illuminations Switch-On. “A huge amount of work has gone on behind the scenes to produce another memorable Switch-On event and it is quite remarkable that we are now working in partnership alongside global brands such as Nickelodeon, MTV, Netflix and CBS. “The whole event provided a magnificent spectacle to launch the 2017 Illuminations season.” worlds and lifeforms. It will feature a new ship, characters and missions. Blackpool Illuminations will shine for 66 nights from 1 September to 5 November and we’ve still got all this to look forward to: LightPool – 7 September–5 November - The LightPool programme returns for a third successive year with 3D projection shows on the Blackpool Tower building and a Festival@LightPool taking place on 25, 26 & 27 October during half-term. The World Fireworks Championships Blackpool – 8/15/22/29 September – Blackpool plays host to the best fireworks display teams in the world with the competitors planning more dramatic and spectacular displays than ever before to wow the crowds. Competing this year are Poland, France and South Africa with celebratory display on the final night. Jason Isaacs, formerly from Liverpool and who The premiere of Star Trek: Discovery will be Nickelodeon SLIMEFEST – 21, 22 & 23 starred in the Harry Potter films as Lucius Malfoy, aired on CBS All Access on Sunday 24 September October – The Nickelodeon SLIMEFEST ticketed played out his role from the bridge of the USS Discovery with brilliant comic timing, telling the audience after his rescue act:“Discovery out. Now go have some chips for me!” followed by seven further episodes, ending coincidentally on November 6 – the night after the official end of the Illuminations season.The second chapter of the season will resume in January 2018. shows will take place on Saturday, Sunday and Monday at the Arena, Blackpool Pleasure The six shows across 3 days will feature live performances, Earlier in the evening, the crowd had been wowed The series will be distributed by CBS Studios games, characters and plenty of slime, music and by live performances from Conor Maynard, Sigala, International on Netflix in 188 countries. mayhem! SUBSCRIPTIONS Please send to: PO Box 1273, Blackpool, FY1 9ET Name: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Address: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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Say you’ve seen it in The Property Scene September 7th 2017 The Property Scene: 01253 392 064 9 TOP 10 TIPS FOR GETTING A MORTGAGE Taking out a mortgage is likely to be the biggest financial commitment you’ll ever make, so you’ll want to find the best deal you can. And the good news is there’s plenty you can do to improve your chances of getting your mortgage application accepted – follow our top 10 tips to help you get the mortgage you want. 1. Your credit score matters mortgage brokers said; “If someone has recently don’t have these available, it’s unlikely you’ll be Before applying for a mortgage, get a copy of changed job then it need not be a problem but accepted for a mortgage. your credit report which is held by credit reference if still in a probationary period it makes sense to 7. The bigger the deposit the better agencies such as Experian or Equifax. This will allow you to see what lenders see when they review your application. double check if the lender will be happy to lend before it finishes. Even then there should be lenders that can consider the situation.” The more you can save up to put down as a deposit, the bigger the choice of mortgages that will be available to you. Lenders reserve their best If your credit rating isn’t looking that great, there 4. Debts don’t help rates for those with hefty deposits, so you’ll also are lots of simple things you can do which can If you’re submitting a mortgage application, the benefit from lower monthly payments because give your score a boost. For example, check you last thing any prospective lender is going to want you’ll have qualified for a better deal. are on the electoral roll and close down credit to see is that you owe a load of cash on credit 8. Buying with someone else can be easier card accounts which you no longer use. Find out more here cards or you’ve got outstanding loans. Before you apply for a mortgage, try to reduce If you’ve no hope of building up a decent deposit on your own, you might want to think about buying 2. The starting point is your own sums any debts you have – this will help demonstrate with someone else. This could boost your chances Sit down and work out your budget before that you manage your money responsibly, and of securing a decent mortgage, particularly if applying for a mortgage. You will need to be sure will mean any mortgage application you make is they’ve got an excellent credit history and a higher you can borrow enough to cover the purchase of more likely to succeed. It will also mean you will income than you. But remember that this is a big the property and that you’ll have enough spare to potentially be able to borrow more when it comes commitment, so you’ll need to sit down and work cover all the associated costs and fees. Our cost to a lender’s affordability calculations. out with the other person what would happen if of moving calculator can help you work out these 5. You’ll need proof of income one of you wanted to move in future. costs. Mortgage lenders will want to see proof of how 9. You shouldn’t chop and change your Monthly mortgage repayments will depend on much you earn, so you’ll probably need a P60 application how much you want to borrow (and over how form which you get every year from your employer Once you’ve started your mortgage application, long) and the interest rate charged. Our mortgage and shows a summary of your pay and how much don’t mess around with it and start changing calculator will help you do the sums. tax has been deducted. figures as it could hold up your property purchase. 3. You’ll be better off in the same job You’re also likely to be asked for three months’ David Hollingworth said; “Changing the figures Most lenders will want to see that you’ve been with worth of bank statements and payslips so the further down the line will mean the offer being your employer for a decent length of time before lender can look at both how much you have reassessed which, although may not necessarily they’ll give you a mortgage, so if you’re thinking coming in as well as your outgoings. be a problem, could add unnecessary delay.” of switching jobs, it’s a good idea to hang on until 6. …or accounts if you’re self-employed 10. It can pay to get help you’ve got your mortgage in place. Usually, it’s a Getting a mortgage when you’re self-employed If you’re struggling to find the right mortgage deal, good idea to have been in your existing job for at can be really tricky, especially if you’ve only or you don’t know what you’d be eligible for or how least three to six months before applying. recently decided to go it alone. much you can borrow, it might be a good idea to The more you can save up to put down as a Lenders want proof that you’ll be able to keep up enlist the help of a mortgage broker. They can deposit, the bigger the choice of mortgages that repayments, so they’ll usually ask to see an SA302 research the market for you and help you through will be available to you. form relating to the last three years from HMRC or the application process so you don’t have to go it David Hollingworth, of London & Country your full accounts for the last three years. If you alone.


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