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Local land charge searches

When you buy a house, your solicitor will make a search of the council's records to ensure there are no hidden surprises, such as motorways at the bottom of your garden or outstanding Notices requiring you to take action to remedy an earlier wrong doing.

Official local land charge searches

Water searches

Water searches, including sewers and drainage, are conducted by Severn Trent Water Ltd.  Please note - the water company will levy a separate charge for this service.

Private search companies

Private search companies can book appointments to inspect the land charges register for up to four properties in Sandwell.

The online appointment system is currently down. If you would like to make an appointment with Land Charges please call 0121 569 3256 or 0121 569 4067


If you need help please refer to our user guide on how to use the appointment booking system.