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You must pay fees for official searches when you submit the search request.

You must pay fees relating to component data on the day of your appointment. You pay this to the Local Land Charges office before viewing the data.

You can pay fees by:

  • cheque (made payable to Gateshead Council)
  • cash
  • debit card
  • credit card

To calculate the appropriate fee use the relevant schedule for either a residential or commercial property.

Icon for pdf Schedule of Commercial Fees Local Land Charges [355.14KB] 

Icon for pdf Schedule of residential fees local land charges [354.4KB]

Our commitment to you

We will:

  • process local land searches quickly and accurately
  • process standard official local land searches within ten working days
  • respond to telephone enquiries courteously and provide helpful advice
  • tell you who to contact if we can't answer your query
  • reply to letters and emails within three working days

Contact us

Local Land Charges
Civic Centre
Regent Street

0191 433 2195
Land Charges


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