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Commercial Searches...

SafeMove provide the complete range of nationwide searches that you may need as part of the commercial conveyancing process.

Commercial Standard

The Commercial drainage and water enquiry is completed by the water companies of England.

The commercial drainage and water report reveals vital information on the property/site you are considering purchasing. It uncovers issues and concerns which may arise further down the line.

The Commercial Standard is produced by Safe-Move and is compiled from Yorkshire Water's asset and billing information

Here's a comprehensive list of the issues and areas the Commercial Standard drainage and water search covers: 

• services for which the property is connected

• charging basis for services

• contact details for sewerage and water billing company

• meter location (if applicable) 

• adoption agreements

• consultation on build over

• sewers within the boundary and 100 feet

• low water pressure

• internal flooding from overloaded public sewers

• nearest public sewage treatment works

• water quality

Exclusive questions to the commercial search only include trade effluent agreements which will give details on whether there is one at the site. 

Water hardness information is also included in the commercial search giving details on the hardness of the water in your area. 

The 9 water companies of England gave a commitment to provide a standard solution for Commercial Drainage and Water Enquiries following customer feedback. This means no matter which water company you get your enquiry from the questions and answers given within the search are standard across all water companies. 

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