Is there a sewer within your property boundaries?
The boundaries will be edged red on Land Registry plans.
Lifting your manhole cover should give you a rough idea of the sewer route.
You must NOT build over the sewer as the water company has a legal right of way over the property to maintain and repair the sewers.
If you think the sewer is built over, causing problems with access, a Build Over Sewer Agreement is needed.
Not obtaining this WILL delay your sale.
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