The cost for this service is £40 (inclusive of VAT) and can be paid through our secure online card payment system; we will aim to respond within 5 working days after receiving payment. Once credit card payment has taken place our automated process does not allow for cancellation of this search.
Any further questions in addition to those mentioned are liable to a further charge of £40 per additional question. In response to COVID 19 it has been necessary to change the payment process for requests to responses for Highway Questions.
For these requests please email firstname.lastname@example.org supplying the exact address together with a map/plan and a clear list of the questions that you want answered. Please also supply a contact name and phone number for us to call to process the payment. Please note that credit card will be the only acceptable form of payment for these type of requests.
Examples of additional questions that we will charge for:
Are there any road improvements or widening schemes in the area or any road closure orders affecting roads around the property.
Is there any information available regarding any future improvements or of developments (including bus stops) which may affect traffic flow around the land in question?
- Is any part of the property subject to any actual or deemed dedication as highway land?
The London Borough of Camden is a central London Borough and as such has no requirement to hold a definitive plan. Although the borough provides plans showing the approximate extent of the public highway, this may include private forecourts particularly where there are public have rights of way over the land. Forecourts gain public rights where there is no physical separation from the highway allowing use by the public, particularly where the footpath is narrow for the numbers of people using it, in the vicinity of bus stops or other street furniture or at junctions. The extent of privately maintained forecourt should be ascertained from building deeds.
It should be noted that just because land is privately maintained does not mean that there are no public rights over it.
If you want a site visit from an officer the cost is £137.45 (inclusive of VAT).