Land charges

About land charges

Local land charges

The local land charges service processes all local authority searches for property transactions within the borough. We work with solicitors, personal search agents, and some members of the public who do their own conveyancing.

Our commitment to you

  • We aim to answer all correspondence within three working days
  • Searches take 5 working days
  • We welcome any feedback and comments from our customers, we aim to provide a high-quality and clear product


All queries about drainage in this borough are handled by:

Thames Water Utilities Property Searches
Clearwater Court
Vastern Road

Phone : 0845 0709148

Common land registration searches

If you want a search of the register of common land and town or village greens, you should use Form CON29(O) and ask a question 22. Please submit the request to us together with two plans  You can do this either at the same time as you request the CON29(R) or if you are not requesting a CON29(R) you can do this separately.