Local Land Charges National Conference 2017

What, When & Where? On 22nd November, members of the ScotLIS team travelled down to Liverpool to attend the HMLR’s Annual Local Land Charges National Conference, an event that brings together stakeholders from various sectors including Local Authorities, Searchers and Conveyancers. The conference took place in the beautiful St. George’s Hall, in the centre of the city, and attracted over 300 delegates from across the … Continue reading Local Land Charges National Conference 2017

Transforming how we create plans for the future

Happy New Year! This year we are continuing with our digital transformation and ambition to be an innovative, customer-focused and digital 21st century land registration body. To meet this challenge, teams across the organisation have been hard at work to develop new and improved services that have the needs of our customers at heart. This will help us as we future-proof our services and move … Continue reading Transforming how we create plans for the future

Message from the Keeper: December 2017

2017 has been a remarkable year for Registers of Scotland. We’ve delivered new products and services, celebrated major milestones, and continued to provide a proficient and professional land registration service for the people of Scotland. Here are just a few of the highlights. Celebrating 400 years One of the defining themes of the year has been commemorating the history of land registration in Scotland. In … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: December 2017

Moving forward with ScotLIS

It’s been over a month since the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland (RoS) announced the official launch of ScotLIS, Scotland’s Land Information Service. Our innovative new service has continued to grow and expand since then, with over 11,500 citizen users and 4,000 business users already using the service at time of writing. New features and benefits ScotLIS delivers a number of benefits for our … Continue reading Moving forward with ScotLIS

DDS Q&A: Lynne Stewart @ RBS

Blog by Kevin Stewart, Digital Uptake for DDS. To get an inside view on our online registration services, I spoke with Lynne Stewart at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) about our Digital Discharge Service (DDS), and how lenders like RBS use the service to improve efficiency and work with both solicitors and RoS. What have been your impressions of DDS so far? DDS has been … Continue reading DDS Q&A: Lynne Stewart @ RBS

‘Tis the season for festive house names

Blog post by Diane Waugh. In RoS’ Information & Analysis team, we work with the vast amount of registration data held by RoS, to develop information products and gain insights into land and property ownership in Scotland. Our remit includes data improvement, and we’ve been paying particular attention lately to our address information in order to support the integrity of our registers as well as … Continue reading ‘Tis the season for festive house names

On our registers: University of Glasgow and the Western Infirmary

At Registers of Scotland (RoS) we have centuries of history on our registers, from the 400-year-old General Register of Sasines to the modern, digital map-based Land Register of Scotland. This is the first in a series of articles that examines in depth some of the more interesting or unusual titles on our registers. For this first article we’re in Glasgow, looking at the former Western … Continue reading On our registers: University of Glasgow and the Western Infirmary