Introducing the Commercial DW

We’re excited to announce the launch of the all-new Commercial DW.

Produced in collaboration with the Law Society, the search combines all the same information our customers are familiar with, alongside a new one-size-fits-all approach.

From Thursday 1st April, the Commercial DW will replace our current three-tier system, which comprises the Commercial Basic, Standard and Extra searches.
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Our CON29DW price increases on 1st April

Thursday 1st April sees a £2.00 (£2.40 incl. VAT) increase on our range of residential CON29DW products. This means our standard CON29DW will now be priced at £49.00 (£58.80 incl. VAT). This is our first price increase since 2017.

A full breakdown of the changes to commercial and residential searches can be seen in the table below:
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Put yourself on the map

Have you used our state-of-the-art mapping system yet?

When you order searches through our website, you’ll no doubt have noticed we’ve made a rather substantial improvement recently. Earlier this year we introduced our mapping system, which automatically plots the location of the requested property. It proved an instant hit with customers, and has made significant improvements to the way we work.

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Refresh CON29DWs now available

If your house purchase has been delayed due to COVID-19 or other unforeseen circumstances, you may need to update your searches. Not only is this best practice to avoid any potential hazards, but many mortgage lenders will require up-to-date searches in order to protect their investment.

We now offer a refreshed version of our CON29DW drainage and water enquiry. This is available on any property within the Severn Trent region where we have completed a full CON29DW within the previous six months.

When ordering, the refresh search can be found in the CON29DW Drainage and Water Searches section of our ordering system. Simply select it, then provide us with our original order number (located in the top right of the first page of the search) along with any address changes since we originally did the search (for example, if the property originally only had a plot number, and now a postal address), and we’ll provide you with a new, full CON29DW search.

Coronavirus – an update from Severn Trent Searches

We hope you’re all well in these challenging times.

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, Severn Trent Searches have made some changes to the way we work.

Our staff are still working to provide as normal a service as possible. We have had to temporarily close our Nottingham office, but are all working remotely, and able to offer the majority of our services.

We are able to complete CON29DW searches as normal, and the majority of our suppliers are also offering a complete service. Some local authorities however have understandably had to reduce or halt production of CON29 and LLC1 searches as they prioritise their resources. Any updates we receive regarding affected services are posted in the news section of our website.

During this period, our usual phone numbers, email and postal addresses will continue to function as normal. Full details can be found on our contact page.

Most importantly, stay safe and we look forward to hearing from you as normal.