Changes to Landmark commercial searches from 18th April

Landmark Information Group have announced some changes to their range of commercial searches from 18th April.

The RiskView Commercial and Sitecheck Flood searches will both be decommissioned from this date.

Landmark advises that Riskview Commercial customers instead order Sitesolutions Combined.

The company are also making some changes to price of some of their commercial products:

Utilities Reports

Standard, Premium and Express packages are increasing by £25 (£30 incl. VAT) to £375, £475 and £575 (plus VAT) respectively.

Sitecheck Combined

Searches up to 15 hectares are increasing from £225 (£270 incl. VAT) to £245 (£294 incl. VAT). For searches over 15 hectares, the price will increase from £360 (£432 incl. VAT) to £385 (£462 incl. VAT).

Sitecheck Planning

Increasing from £115 (£138 incl. VAT) to £125 (£150 incl. VAT). Higher tiers (over two hectares) are also increasing by £10.

 

Thames Water Property Searches

Thames Water have closed their property searches department during the current crisis. During this period we will not be able to obtain searches for properties within the Thames region, or complete searches in cross-border areas.

Their statement reads as follows:

“During these challenging times, we’ve made the decision to focus our resources on our first business priority – continuing to supply water and wastewater services , while keeping our customers and staff safe. This means that our property searches will be impacted. We’ve closed for now and will be pausing all current services.

“We’re sorry for the inconvenience this has caused and thank you for your patience during this time.”

Update on Stoke land charges

City of Stoke-On-Trent land charges have provided us with the following update on their service:

“In response to the recent government advice I would like to inform you of our contingency plans for the Local Land Charges service continuity.

The safety of our customers, the public and our workers is our priority.  From 2pm on Monday 23rd March 2020 the Local Land Charges team will be operating a work from home policy until such time we are advised otherwise.
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Coal Authority price increase postponed

The Coal Authority price increase, scheduled for 1st April, has been postponed due to the current Coronavirus outbreak.

The information they have provided regarding this, and their current service status can be found below:

“We recognise during these unprecedented times that our customers may need some additional support and we want to do all that we can to help.
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Update from Mansfield District Council

Mansfield District Council have provided us with the following update regarding their CON29 and LLC1 searches:

“It has been decided to now close Mansfield District Council offices completely.

I have had discussions this morning with my team and senior officers and we have decided to continue search requests via homeworking and email however, as we cannot check any paper information that is still contained inside the building the search responses will also include the following statement:
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