National Land and Information Service

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

NLIS is a government initiative which carries the sole mandate of providing electronic official land and property information held by all Local Authorities in England and Wales, as well as other official sources of data, including HMLR (HM Land Registry), the Coal Authority and water companies.

The NLIS Hub acts as a gateway for conveyancers to access land and property information through one of the NLIS Licensed Channels listed below. The NLIS Hub is regulated by Land Data.

For further information on how to order NLIS searches visit the website

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 and 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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