Unlocking the Sasine: part 1

Blog post by Alan Howie, Chief Data Officer at RoS. Welcome back and congratulations to all that managed through my last lengthy blog post, answering questions around our “Unlocking Sasines” investigation. Trust me – this one will be shorter but get that strong coffee ready just in case! So, this quick blog is all about our progress in the last month with the “part 1” … Continue reading Unlocking the Sasine: part 1

Positive progress

Blog post by Jennifer Henderson, Keeper of the Registers of Scotland. I wrote to you last week to outline some measures that Registers of Scotland (RoS) had taken in response to the ongoing public health emergency resulting from the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, and I want to update you on important developments that will affect some of your constituents. I am pleased to report that a … Continue reading Positive progress

Redesigning our approved developments search

Blog post by Oli Kass, Digital Manager. Our approved developments listing houses a searchable database of development plan PDFs. Solicitors and developers use these plans to confirm that developments are to be built on land that a developer owns. Reviewing this content when moving from our legacy site to the new ros.gov.uk was a big challenge. The content had to better address user needs and … Continue reading Redesigning our approved developments search

ScotLIS user stories: Ledingham Chalmers

For the next instalment in our series of ScotLIS user stories, we spoke with Sarah Gorski, Paralegal at Ledingham Chalmers. Sarah has just recently come back to conveyancing after a short academic break, a period which has seen notable change in how customers access RoS data using ScotLIS. Here Sarah shares how she’s found working with ScotLIS since returning to the profession, and why it … Continue reading ScotLIS user stories: Ledingham Chalmers

How we’ve made the new RoS site more accessible

Blog post by Scott McLear, senior digital manager at RoS.

Over the past few months we have been building, testing and developing our new corporate website.

We went live with our public beta in early June 2018, a significant step towards delivering our ultimate goal of making ros.gov.uk the place for everyone to find out what they need to know about Scottish land and property registration.

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#RegistersAtoZ: Who we are, from Archives to Zetland!

Following on from the landmark anniversary of the General Register of Sasines in 2017 — celebrating 400 years of land registration in Scotland — we want to continue sharing what makes our organisation unique. To highlight our talented teams, business transformation and the digital services we’re developing for people of Scotland, we’re launching a new digital campaign: #RegistersAtoZ. Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing … Continue reading #RegistersAtoZ: Who we are, from Archives to Zetland!