What we do

PlanVal Products help solicitors, homebuyers, vendors, businesses, surveyors, developers and lenders make more informed decisions on property transactions. We offer a wide range of precise, up-to-date searches including Highways, Planning, Environmental, Flood, Mining and Capital Allowance Check using the UK’s most comprehensive contemporary and historic datasets.

We simplify the process of certainty in our reports by providing Professional Indemnity backed Opinions for better informed buying decisions and clearer assessments of property's suitability as lending security.

We Provide

  • Precise, up-to-date data – Our searches access the most comprehensive datasets, combining both official and commercial sources
  • Professional Opinions – Professional Indemnity backed Professional Opinions are included with PlanVal Products
  • Certainty ahead of exchange – The combination of best available data and a professional opinion gives confidence to conveyancers, buyers and lenders


PlanVal works in partnership with leading data, mapping and technology providers to continually update and enhance our systems and products.

We are proud to be working in partnership with Mining Searches UK to provide this free MiningCheck service, backed by our associated Professional Mining Searches.

Click here to learn more about Mining Searches UK

The Search Code

PlanVal Ltd is registered with the Property Codes Compliance Board (PCCB) as a subscriber to the Search Code. The PCCB independently monitors how registered search firms maintain compliance with the Code.

The Search Code:

  • provides protection for homebuyers, sellers, estate agents, conveyancers and mortgage lenders who rely on the information included in property search reports undertaken by subscribers on residential and commercial property within the United Kingdom
  • sets out minimum standards which firms compiling and selling search reports have to meet
  • promotes the best practice and quality standards within the industry for the benefit of consumers and property professionals
  • enables consumers and property professionals to have confidence in firms which subscribe to the code, their products and services.

Click here to read Important Consumer Protection Information.