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Hi, We are trying to purchase a parcel of land but cannot

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Hi,
We are trying to purchase a parcel of land but cannot find the owners we seem to be going round in circles. The land is not registered so would like to know the best way to go about things. Many Thanks.
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Pauline
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
What do you actually know about the history of the land?
Clare
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Hi Clare,

All we know is that Chafford Hundred bought most of the land in this area from La Farge. La Farge have said they sold the land to Chafford Hundred who have since dissolved.

There are some gas pipes running under the land that connect to some silo's and the company who installed these pipes said they had to have permission from Thurrock council.

The council returned our plans saying that they did not own the land.

Pauline

Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
For clarity - La Farge confirm that they actually sold the land - have you seen the Conveyance involved?
Clare
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Hi Clare,

Sorry for the delay I am at work. We were in touch with a guy at La Farge who actually deals with land in the area and sent him our plans. He came back to us saying that they did not own the land they had sold it to Chafford Hundred.

We have not seen any Conveyance involved.

Pauline

Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
Did they give you any details of when this happened?
Clare

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