Edinburgh fireworks

Message from the keeper – August 2017

The August sunshine (or lack thereof!) has been the backdrop to an exciting month for Registers of Scotland. Why the anticipation? We took a major step in our digital transformation this month as our upcoming ScotLIS service entered private beta. ScotLIS is our new, innovative, map-based land information service that will enable both professionals and the public to access a wider range of property information. … Continue reading Message from the keeper – August 2017

Western Australia, Perth

Message from the Keeper – July 2017

For Registers of Scotland, July has been a month marked by collaboration, integration and sharing experiences of digital transformation. One of the highlights has been our meeting with Landgate, the land registration organisation for Western Australia. Though they may be on the other side of the world, Landgate share our commitment to putting innovation and digital transformation at the heart of everything we do. In … Continue reading Message from the Keeper – July 2017

Keeper’s Blog // Festival of 400

Last month, RoS celebrated a full week of events to mark our 400th anniversary: our Festival of 400.  Not many organisations get to celebrate such a landmark occasion and it is an honour to be leading RoS in this special year.  It was an amazing week that included events and activities that celebrated our history, our achievements and our staff. I was delighted to welcome … Continue reading Keeper’s Blog // Festival of 400

400th anniversary commemorative booklet cover

Message from the Keeper – June 2017

After months of preparation and anticipation, June finally arrived and with it our celebrations for the 400th anniversary of the General Register of Sasines, the oldest national property register in the world. I feel privileged to be leading RoS through this important stage of its history and enjoyed welcoming friends, colleagues and former staff (including three of my predecessors as keeper) to Meadowbank House on … Continue reading Message from the Keeper – June 2017

Calton Hill, Edinburgh

Message from the Keeper – May 2017

May has been a busy and exciting month for all of us at Registers of Scotland, with everything from new services, conference visits and awards dominating the headlines. Business developments This month, we published the results and analysis of the responses to the recent public consultation on our digital future. The consultation ran from November 2016 to February 2017 and set out our digital objectives, … Continue reading Message from the Keeper – May 2017

Image of the Keepers trip to Malta looking over Church and rest of town

Representing RoS: The Keeper in Malta

Blog from Sheenagh Adams, Keeper of the Registers of Scotland I’ve recently returned from representing RoS at the joint conference of the Permanent Committee on the Cadastre and EULIS (European Land Information System). The event’s theme centred on current technological trends in land registration – as RoS are in the midst of our own digital transformation, it was a fantastic opportunity to see how our … Continue reading Representing RoS: The Keeper in Malta

Message from the Keeper – April 2017

Spring is in the air, and at RoS we’ve had a spring in our step this month with some fantastic news and business developments across the organisation. Meeting with customers and the public It’s been a month of particularly strong public engagement for RoS, with several of my colleagues giving lectures and presentations to both public and private events. Janet Egdell, our operations director, spoke … Continue reading Message from the Keeper – April 2017