When purchasing a property, it’s common for insurers to ask when the property was built before providing a quote.
You can use this service to get an estimate of the build date of a property based on publicly available data.
When insuring a property, other information may be requested in addition to the age of a building. You can use this service to find out more information about a UK property for free.
Enter the postcode to find information for a specific property in the UK.Check Property Details
In addition to the age of a building, you can use this service to find out more information about the construction methods used for any property by entering the postcode and selecting the address.
This information is provided where available for properties which have this information recorded during an EPC.
Properties which have not sold since 1995, or which have not completed a recent EPC may not have this information available. In these cases, you would need to inspect the property.
Enter the postcode and address of a residential property to check the floor area instantly.Check Property Details
Simply enter the postcode of the property and select the address from a list to find out when your home was built.
The property age data is based on information recorded in HM Land Registry. For newer properties, the exact build year will be provided where available.
For older properties, an estimated built year will be provided where available, e.g. 1930 - 1949.
Where possible, we will use data from HM Land Registry or other property data to estimate the year in which a property was built.
Properties which have not sold recently may not have this information available meaning we are currently unable to provide a build year.
When no data is available using this service, you could try some alternative methods including:
To find a list of planning applications on or around a given property, you can contact the local authority for the area directly.
You can use this service to check the local authority and constituency of a property location by entering the address.
Use the house value calculator to get an estimated of the current market value of your property.