Changes to the Commercial Drainage and Water Enquiry

Thames Water Property SearchesBy Legal Futures Associate Thames Water Property Searches

Whatever your commercial property transaction may be, don’t sign on the dotted line without carrying out an official Commercial Drainage and Water Enquiry first (rebranded as the CON29DW Commercial). One of the many searches carried out by Thames Water Property Searches, they are an essential component of the conveyancing process whether you’re purchasing a shop or an office block.

As official providers, at Thames Water Property Searches we know that the CON29DW Commercial can be relied upon to provide information needed regarding water and sewerage services on a property or land purchase. It includes a wealth of vital information from confirming that a property is connected to the mains supply and drainage in the first place to flood risk, trade effluent consent licences and whether any wayleaves and easement agreements affect the property.

As the CON29DW Commercial is created from water company data, buyers and their advisers can be sure the information on offer is reliable and expertly compiled and interpreted, thereby avoiding nasty surprises further down the line. By purchasing your CON29DW Commercial from Thames Water Property Searches, a member of the Drainage and Water Searches Network (DWSN), our search report is backed by an appropriate guarantee to mitigate risk and ensure peace of mind for commercial property professionals and their advisers.

DWSN and the Law Society have worked to develop an updated commercial drainage and water search. This development has created a comprehensive CON29DW Commercial search product. As a result, the numbering within the search has been standardised which you would have already seen should you have ordered a commercial search from us recently. Updates to the questions and wording contained within the CON29DW Commercial are aimed at ensuring a consistent approach from all the water company providers across England. These improvements aim to ensure users can view the outcomes of the search even more quickly and should result in a premier user experience thanks to increased clarity, efficiency, and usability for clients.To protect the buyer from unnecessary risks and costs in the future, Thames Water Property Searches offers a £2 million indemnity liability cover on the information provided within the CON29DW Commercial.

You can be confident in the crucial information contained within the CON29DW Commercial thanks to the consistent approach and expert interpretation offered by Thames Water Property Searches. Rest assured that with the CON29DW Commercial a stitch in time really does save nine.

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