Local land charges and searches

Fees and cancellations

All payments must be made by BACS please contact Land.Charges@newham.gov.uk for further information on payment details. Payments by cheque are no longer accepted.

In accordance with HMRC ruling in December 2016, London Borough of Newham Land Charges started charging VAT (20%) on CON29 searches from 31 March 2017. The LLC1 charges remain unchanged.

Services April 2024/25


​Official search fee (Form LLC1 and Con29)

£175 - (Inc. VAT)

​Local Land Charges search LLC1

LLC1 Extra Parcel



Local Authority Search (Form Con29)
Official Search (Con29)
Optional Search each (Con290)

£150 (Inc. VAT)

£30 (Inc. VAT)

​Searches for each Additional Parcel of Land

​£45 (Inc. VAT)

​Solicitors Own Enquiry/Administration Fee

​£72 (Inc. VAT)

Question 3.10 (a.h) Con29 £25

How long will the searches take?

Once the search is complete, we will email the results to the email address provided.


If you wish to cancel your search request you can do this within 24 hours of making your request by calling us on 020 3373 0996 or by emailing us at: land.charges@newham.gov.uk