1. Who holds original of Lease? As that's not with you, could it be with your:
Originally Posted by ron77
a. solicitors; or
b. mortgagee (lender)?
2. Lessor should have the Counterpart Lease. It may be willing to provide a copy, for a fee.
3. If 'no' to both, try HM Land Registry. If (but only if) it has a copy, it will provide an official copy to you for £10 or £20. The exact fee depends:
a. on format of what HMLR holds (i.e. electronic or hard copy); and
b. on format by which you request it (electronic [website], form OC2, or letter).
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