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

Hello heritage! The Registers of Scotland in Six

Blog by Laura Brown, Social Media Manager at RoS. To celebrate heritage in Scotland, we’ve decided to showcase some of the Registers of Scotland’s (RoS) best bits. From the world’s oldest national land register to the first ever purpose-built record repository, there’s a lot you don’t know about this organisation! Or maybe you already do, in which case we salute your historical genius… So to … Continue reading Hello heritage! The Registers of Scotland in Six

Scottish house with flowers

Message from the Keeper – March 2017

March has been a month full of accomplishments for RoS. From business product updates and stakeholder consultations to our continuing celebrations marking 400 years of land registration, there’s much to report over the last month. And as ever, I feel extremely proud and positive about all the new developments ongoing at RoS. Our digital transformation continues to progress, and this month we’re finalising our response … Continue reading Message from the Keeper – March 2017