Lenders campaign update

Blog post by Jennifer Henderson, Keeper of the Registers of Scotland. Earlier this year I shared information about our registration arrear and measures we’ve put in place to help stabilise and eradicate it within the next 12 months. During this period in order to provide additional support to our customers for urgent cases, I introduced an expedite process and committed to not reject applications (unless … Continue reading Lenders campaign update

Message from the Keeper: October 2019

If I were to produce a word cloud to show the most important things about RoS, at the centre, in the largest, boldest font, would be the word ‘People’. People are at the heart of our commitment to innovate. Whenever we design a new product or look to improve an aspect of our service – such as the recent launch of interactive search-by-map functionality in … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: October 2019

ScotLIS new search by map feature now available

We’ve introduced an interactive ‘search by map’ feature on ScotLIS to help you easily locate and find information on land or property without the need for a postcode or title number. Simply click on ‘search by map’ at the top of the homepage and you’ll be directed to a map which navigates to your current location if geolocation is enabled on your device. You can … Continue reading ScotLIS new search by map feature now available

Land register completion: a collaborative journey

Blog post by Fiona Mckie, Head of Land Register Completion. In May 2014 ministers invited us to complete Scotland’s land register by 2024, including all public land by 2019. Such ambitious timescales have meant collaboration is key and since that announcement over 4 years ago work has been going on, behind the scenes, to ensure we do everything we can to achieve it. Completing the … Continue reading Land register completion: a collaborative journey

You asked, we answered: Our GIS team on lessons learnt, web mapping and QGIS

Back at the start of the summer, we shared our story about moving to open source systems – and it received quite a response from the GIS community online! Thank you to everyone who liked, shared and commented on the article. We had a number of questions on the back of its publication here and on social media, so we thought it’d be useful to … Continue reading You asked, we answered: Our GIS team on lessons learnt, web mapping and QGIS