The Council's Local Land Charges section is based at the Hailsham office and is responsible for the maintenance of the Land Charges Register together with processing local authority searches of the Register.
Returning Searches Electronically
Local Land Charges are able to return your search results electronically to you, provided an email address is supplied with your request.
Wealden Team Wins Award
For two successive years, Wealden's Land Charges service have won a national award for excellence at the Land Data Local Land Charges Industry Awards. They were awarded the Electronic Services Delivery Champion Award for 2012 because of the Council's committed support for electronic service delivery.
In 2011, Land Data named Wealden District Council the Best Local Land Charges Department of the Year at the 2011 Land Data Local Land Charges Industry Awards. The Land Data awards celebrate the work and achievements of local land charges teams around the country and give recognition to those local authorities who are playing a key role in modernising and shaping the future of the industry.
Details of the current fees for Land Charge searches.
A Land Charges search is made up of various parts. Searches can be submitted via 3 methods, or can take the form of a personal search.
An information schedule for personal search companies is available providing details on how to locate information contained on the CON 29 Forms.
Currently the Council is taking between 3 and 4 working days to complete searches.
The standard of service you can expect from the Land Charges department.
Contact Land Charges
Telephone: 01892 602430, 01892 602431 or 01892 602468
DX Number: DX38303 HAILSHAM
Fax: 01892 602777
Wealden District Council,