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Fees and charges for local land charge searches

For the safety of our customers and staff our offices and telephone lines are closed until further notice.  You can still contact our Land Charges team via email  for any enquiries and to submit a full Local Authority Search and we will return the results to you electronically.  Please note that we are only taking payment by Bank Transfer at the moment.  Please contact for our bank details.

You can also book an appointment for your Personal Search at the following email accounts:- - Land Charges register  - Highway schemes information - Public Rights of Way

Thank you for your patience at this difficult time.


This page details the fees and charges for local land search charges.


A 10% discount is offered for all electronic search submission and returns.  Please email ( with the property address and your telephone number and we will contact you for payment.  Once we are in receipt of your payment, we will email your completed search back to you.

If you submit 25 or more local authority residential searches electronically within one calendar month, we will be able to offer you a discount of 18% per search deposited.  If you are interested in taking up this offer, please contact us for further details.

Fees and charges

Here is a guide on the current charges

Full Residential Local Authority Searches only: Planning and Building Regulation approvals are attached free of charge. Copies of any of the above copy documents can also be provided free of charge upon request. Note: Searches will not be processed without the correct fee being paid. At present we are only accepting payment by Bank Transfer.  Please contact for our bank details..