HM Land Registry

Welcome

These pages provide information about HM Land Registry and how we can help you with your dealings with it.

HM Land Registry

HM Land Registry is the government department safeguards land and property ownership across England and Wales. The Land Register contains more than 25 million titles showing evidence of ownership for more than 86% of the land mass of England and Wales.

Anyone buying or selling land or property, or taking out a mortgage, must apply to Land Registry to register:

  • unregistered land or property
  • any new owner of registered land or property
  • an interest affecting registered land or property, such as a mortgage, a lease or a right of way

Once land or property is entered in the register, Land Registry record any ownership changes, mortgages or leases that affect it.

HM Land Registry

HM Land Registry is the government department safeguards land and property ownership across England and Wales. The Land Register contains more than 25 million titles showing evidence of ownership for more than 86% of the land mass of England and Wales.

Anyone buying or selling land or property, or taking out a mortgage, must apply to Land Registry to register:

  • unregistered land or property
  • any new owner of registered land or property
  • an interest affecting registered land or property, such as a mortgage, a lease or a right of way

Once land or property is entered in the register, Land Registry record any ownership changes, mortgages or leases that affect it.

What Land Registry do in England & Wales

  • they provide a reliable record of information about ownership of and interests affecting land and property
  • they provide owners with a land title, guaranteed by the government
  • they provide a title plan that indicates general boundaries

Dealing with Land Registry

HM Land Registry are happy do deal with members of the public and you can access all the information you need from the Land Registry website. It is always cheaper to do things yourself but can be very time consuming. Dealing with large organisations can be confusing and overwhelming. HM Land Registry are no different.

Simple tasks like getting a copy of your deeds plan and register (The words bit) is straight forward and we would suggest that most people could do this themselves without too much difficulty and save money by doing so.

How we can help you

Some of the information required by Land Registry can only be done by specialists. Plans, for example, need to produced in accordance with strict Land Registry guidelines and Determined boundary plans need to be produced by a Chartered Surveyor which is where we come in.

CGD Ltd are happy to help or advise you with any of your dealings with Land Registry.

Contact Us

‘The Studio’

25 Northwick Road
Worcester
WR3 7DS

01905 24135

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