National Land and Information Service

Stafford Borough Land Charges is signed up to the National Land and Information Service (NLIS).

NLIS connects Conveyancers directly to land and property information held by Local Authorities, central government and other official sources of land and property data.  It offers the highest standards of property search accessibility and by using an NLIS licensed channel, Conveyancers are safe in the knowledge that the searches are authoritative and fully comprehensive. Currently there are two NLIS channels which connect directly to the NLIS Hub:

SearchFlow ( NLIS Licensed Channel)

SearchFlow is the UK's leading property search provider and has completed over eight million searches since it was awarded an NLIS channel license in May 2001. It offers over 80 different search types (both electronic and personal) including Local Authority, Land Registry, water, coal, environmental, planning and utilities.

Contact details:

Helpdesk: For general queries, contact or 0870 990 9946

Technical helpdesk For technical queries, contact or 0870 990 9947

42 Kings Hill Avenue
Kings Hill
West Malling
ME19 4AJ

Thames Water - TWPI ( NLIS Licensed Channel)

Thames Water Property Searches is the second licensed NLIS channel to provide authoritative electronic land and property searches nationally through NLIS to solicitors and the conveyancing community. TWPI is offering over 90 property search products sourced directly from Land Registry, local authorities, the Coal Authority, water companies and other providers of land and property information and is able to offer their customers speed, choice and a single, reliable place from which to buy a wide range of quality searches for property transactions across England and Wales.

For Further information contact:

Improvement & Development Agency for Local Government (I&DeA)
Layden House
76-86 Turnmill Street
London EC1 5LG

Tel. 020 7297 6777
Fax. 020 7296 6860

General Email:

MacDonald Dettwiler Ltd.
DX house
Iver, Bucks



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