Conveyancing Solicitors Scunthorpe

Moving home is a major life event, it is an exciting time and we understand how stressful it can be. Our expert team understand the complex area of property law and will guide you though every step of your transaction leaving you to concentrate on making your new house a home. Whether you are buying a new build in Brigg, a family home in Messingham or a country property in Scotter, our team have years of experience helping customers just like you. At John Barkers we Make Moving Easy. We offer the flexibility brought by modern digital technology, but you can be confident our work is conducted by expert conveyancing professionals working at traditional law firm established in 1884.

We have served Scunthorpe and Lincolnshire since 1884

Expert Conveyancing Services

Our Conveyancing specialists will guide you through the home buying process., dedicatged conveyancers and a dedicated file manager is always only a phone call away giving you peace of mind. We pride ourselves on our reputation, with a large percentage of our business coming from referals. Our property solicitors manage the department and ensure every case file is handled efficienty and accurately.

Speedy Digital Communication

We use technology to speed up the process of communicating documents. Traditional law firms still take weeks to provide documentation which in general slows the whole house buying process down. At John Barkers Solicitors buying house is made simple and straightforward.

First class customer service

Customer service is our number one priority, we provide best-in-class service to all of our customers. You will be assigned to one of our expert conveyancers who will be your point of contact throughout the process. You can call your contact at any time for an update, if you have a question they will be more than happy to help.

Simple Affordable Pricing

Our pricing is simple and affordable. Click here for details on pricing. We will give you a full quote once we fully understand the services you require, no hidden fees, all upfront and easy to understand. We consider ourselves to be competitive yet at the same time provide money-cant-buy service to ensure a speedy transaction and get you in your new home as quickly as possible.

Commercial Services

Our commercial business conveyancing department are highly regarded and have years of experience working in Scunthorpe and Lincolnshire. The team can assist with plot sales, Development, Finance, Investment, Planning and environmental policy law, porfolio and asset management.


John Barkers have served the Scunthorpe and Lincolnshire area for generations,

Current Scunthorpe Housing Market

The majority of house sales in Scunthorpe in the last 12 months were for semi-detached properties, on average these properties sold for £119,000. Homes in Scunthorpe were on average lower priced than other areas such as Bottesford (average £155,000), Messingham (average £197,000) and Scotter (average £187,000).

Prices have not increased by any significant percentage over the last year. Current prices are 10% higher than 2008.

House values in Scunthorpe

Customer Reviews

John Barkers made my house move so easy! It felt good to know I had a team of experts on my side


Wonderful team who really care….thank you so much


I’d like to thank you for keeping me updated throughout the whole process. I will definitely recommend you to my friends.


Moving Home? Contact our expert team today

Our expert conveyancing team have helped thousands of people move home, let their expertise make your move an easy one.

Call now on 01472 358 686

A focus on the customer experience

We make moving home easy!

Our team will make sure you understand exactly what you are buying. We look after everything from standard sales, to buy to lets, or gifting loved ones via a transfer of equity. We can also help with more complex matters such as transferring ownership of a house with mortgage. (or gifting property with a mortgage). You will be assigned a case manager who will be your single point of contact throughout your transaction.
We will then get to work analysing and processing any documentation, as required by your particular situation. We will provide you with regular updates to ensure the process executes and smoothly and quickly as possible.

A team we are proud of

Modern Conveyancing Department

At John Barkers we pride ourselves as being one of the most innovative and modern conveyancing teams in the UK. Due to the high volume of customers we assist we are able to put systems in place to streamline processes which reduces time and our costs, reductions we can pass on to you.
You will no doubt find many traditional law firms in your search for a conveyancer, these firms will operate as law firms have for years, slowly. Why not work with one of the brightest teams in the country and make your home move an easy one?

Call today, we make moving home easy

“I’m extremely proud of the work my team produces, my department help a large number of people move home every year which is why such a large volume of our business comes from personal recommendations. Our focus is on the customer experience, we will ensure your move goes smoothly”. Jon Stones, Conveyancing Partner John Barkers.

Call today on 01472 358 686

Information on towns and villages in the Scunthorpe area

Average Prices around the Scunthorpe area

Location Average Price
Barnetby £166k
Brigg £179k
Bottesford £154k
Messingham £205k



Brigg is a small town located east of Scunthorpe. It has a population of 5,626 (based on the 2011 census).

Popular attractions in Brigg

  • Brigg Garden Centre which includes a children’s play area, wide selection of gifts and a 450 seat restaurant.
  • Brigg Heritage Centre – Situated in the heart of Brigg in the historic Angel building. Exhibits include the Bronze Age ‘Raft’ rescued from the river Ancholme, detailing how Brigg has developed from an influential market place to a beautiful town.
  • The Steel Rooms. The Steel Rooms incorporates a Café, Art Gallery, Gift Shop, Bespoke Framing Service and an Events hub serving the whole town and surrounding areas.

Brigg housing market summary

Over the last twelve months detached properties accounted for the highest number of sales in Brigg , with an average selling price of £240k. Semi-detached properties had an average selling price of £135k, and terraced houses sold for an average £117k.

Prices in Brigg increased on average 8% in the last 12 months.