Searching our property registers

In the past year, we have seen an increase in the number of citizens contacting us about property ownership in Scotland. In this blog, our Property Information Team Leader Kate Fryer and Head of Customer Services Gill Martin look at our property registers and how you can access information from them.  Scotland’s property registers At Registers of Scotland, we maintain 20 public registers that provide … Continue reading Searching our property registers

New ways to deliver data

Stay up to date with everything happening at Registers of Scotland (RoS) with our monthly update. Key messages: Re-opening the application record Fee Review Digital submissions consultation RCI (Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land) Top tips for the Development Plan Approval Service Re-opening the application record The Land Register application record and the Register of Sasines will fully re-open on 1 March … Continue reading New ways to deliver data

Unlocking the Sasine – your questions answered

Blog post by Alan Howie, Chief Data Officer at RoS. After Jennifer’s recent blog outlining our new approach to unlocking Sasines we received some very insightful questions. We have a series of blogs planned over the course of the next few months to delve deeper into the technical, and theoretical detail but thought it would be helpful to kick off the first one by answering … Continue reading Unlocking the Sasine – your questions answered

Our 2019-20

Accountable Officer Janet Egdell gives a short overview of our 2019-20 Annual Report and Accounts. Last week we published our 2019-20 Annual Report and Accounts, giving an outline of our key business activities and performance over the past financial year. During a year in which we received over 700,000 applications for registration, the report highlights many successes for RoS in 2019-20. These include increasing our … Continue reading Our 2019-20

Supporting our customers

I am sending you this update to outline how Registers of Scotland (RoS) continue to support businesses and customers in response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) health crisis. Digital Solutions During lockdown RoS has launched a number of interim measures and digital innovations which have enabled submissions to be made to our registers and supported Scotland’s property market. Since week commencing Monday 23 March, 2020, there … Continue reading Supporting our customers

Further progress on digital services

I’m continuing to send you regular updates to outline the measures that Registers of Scotland (RoS) is taking in response to the ongoing public health emergency and how these measures are helping businesses and customers. Updates this week include: Return to monthly updates Digital Submissions for Register of Sasines to open on 16 July Application record Plans Assistance Service under review Digital services continue to … Continue reading Further progress on digital services