Property Searches Made Simple

About Legal Bricks Searches
Legal Bricks Searches offer a full suite of both Residential and Commercial searches at market leading rates...

...However, there is much more to our business than that!

We have listened to our clients, and feel we know what you want. Our “Best in Class” system, offers intuitive updates on orders, case transparency when needed, and the ability to understand where we are with your orders.

Conveyancing searches are an ever evolving product, and we are here to take the hassle away!

Our FREE Online Quotation tool is here to assist you with the everyday headache of producing Conveyancing Quotes.

Simply enter some basic details regarding your client, along with the sale or purchase price, and the system will produce a fully branded, bespoke quote, based on your fees in under 60 seconds.

This calculates Stamp Duty, Land Registry Fees and any other disbursements automatically!

Your Dedicated Account Manager will become your closest ally at Legal Bricks, knowing what you order, what special requirements you may have, and generally, being your very own Search specialist.

We are here to help, and actively encourage your team to let us know, when you have a special requirement with an order.

Residential & Commercial Searches

We can assist you with Residential and Commercial transactions, and understand the need to provide a different service on each.


Our system supports a range of ways in which to confirm your property or land boundary. Using our online Mapping tool, providing a Land Registry or Site plan, or where possible, we can liaise directly with the developer if required.


Our Mapping tool is quick, simple and accurate, providing everything which your team will need, for those harder to locate or more obscure plots:

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Our Products
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Local Authority Searches

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Available in residential and commercial

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Drainage & Water Searches

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Available in residential and commercial

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Environmental Searches

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Available in residential and commercial

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Coal Mining

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Available in residential and commercial

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Chancel Searches

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Available in residential and commercial

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I.D Checks

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Available in residential and commercial

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Land Registry Searches

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Utilities

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Commercial searches only

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Search Bundles
Any of our products can be bundled together
Where three or more documents are bundled together, you may recieve a discount

Local Authority Searches

Our platform offers the choice of a Regulated Local Authority Search or a Council Local Authority Search for the purpose of a Residential Transaction. The documentation contained within each search is the same, but the route to collating the information is different. A Regulated search would involve either manually, or electronically interrogating the Local Authority information held within the Land charges data base, Highways register and Building Control. A Council Local Authority Search would go through the same process, but with a staff member of the Local Council collating that information.

All Regulated Local Authority Searches are provided with Specialist Search Insurance of up to £2M from Stewart Title. In addition, Legal Bricks Searches offer a fixed national price for a Regulated Local Authority Search - Please ask one of our Searches team if this is of interest.

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Regulated Local Authority Search (Previously known as Personal)

Council Local Authority Search (previously known as Official)

Not available for commercial

Drainage Searches

With 10 different Drainage and Water companies In England and Wales, we offer a simple route to attain the information you need from one platform. Both the Private and Official Drainage and Water Searches can be ordered on-line, with many now seeing the Private search as the more cost effective option with fixed pricing available throughout England and Wales. However, certain questions may be omitted dependant on the Water Company and information made available at the point of search.

Any questions which cannot be answered will be insured under our specialist search insurance which covers any claims up to £2m for error or omission.

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Private Drainage & Water Search

Not available for commercial

Official Drainage and Water Search

Environmental Searches

Legal Bricks Searches are proud to work with the 2 leading entities in the environmental sector - Landmark and Groundsure. Offering a full array of the Products they supply, we have detailed below a short list of the most popular products ordered. The products supplied offer an array of information around contaminated land, subsidence, flooding, mining and many other environmental factors. The current hot topic appears to be High Speed 2 and the houses this affects.

Should you not find what you are looking for, simply give us a call and we will be happy to help with your request.

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Landmark Homecheck Professional Environmental Search

Not available for commercial

Landmark EnviroSearch

Not available for commercial

Groundsure Homescreen Environmental

Not available for commercial

Groundsure HomeBuyers Environmental

Not available for commercial

Landmark Homecheck Flood Report

Not available for commercial

Groundsure Flood

Not available for commercial

Mining & Subsidence Report

Not available for commercial

High Speed 2 (HS2) CrossRail

Not available for commercial

High Speed 2 (HS2) Energy

Not available for commercial

Landmark Sitecheck Assess

Not available for residential

Groundsure Screening

Not available for residential

Coal Mining

Coal mining reports are particularly important in certain parts of England and Wales and form an essential part of many Solicitors or Conveyancers general search requirements. Again we have detailed below the most popular searches ordered, but if we have missed anything please let us know.

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Coal & Brine Search

Not available for commercial

Coal Mining Search Certificate

Not available for commercial

I.D Checks and Company Reports

Our AML I.D checks are now provided with Equifax Credit Agency Data, meaning an enhanced pass verification rate for your clients. Typically a report will be completed within 30 minutes and will be sent back electronically. The check works on a points scoring system with each client needing 20 points to receive a “PASS”. The check looks at items such as the Electoral role, Previous credit, Telephone data base, mortality sanction, CCJ's, Insolvency, Property transactions etc.

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AML I.D Check

Comprehensive Company Report

Account and Entity Report

Land Registry Searches

Offering a simple route to order all your documents in one system, we supply a number of Land Registry searches directly from our platform. The most common searches are below, but again if you would like to add other searches to your log in area, please get in touch.

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Title Plan

Utilities

We offer a range of utilities searches which check for Gas pipes and supply, High voltage underground cables and overhead electric cables. See our samples below:

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Gas Search

Not available for residential

Gas and Electricity Transmissions Search

Not available for residential

Premier Utility Search

Not available for residential