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Coronavirus: Updates and information

Find out about available support and how to offer help. Our customer service centre is open to help you by email and phone. Please continue to follow official NHS and government advice.

Coronavirus update from the Greater Cambridge Shared Planning service

We have adapted some of our services in light of government advice with regards to social distancing. Click the link above for full information.

Local land charge searches

A local land charge search must be carried out whenever a property or parcel of land is purchased, leased or valued. We maintain the statutory local land charge register for Cambridge.

The register shows restrictions or obligations on a property that go with the land. Such entries may include tree preservations orders, conservation areas, conditions imposed on planning permissions and more.

The local authority is the only source for an official certified search.

For more information on buying a house, see the government’s guidance on how to buy a home and how to sell a home.