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Source: United Kingdom – Executive Government & Departments

Please note this data shows what HM Land Registry has been able to process during the time period covered and is not necessarily a reflection of market activity.

In September:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,704,590 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 405,032

HM Land Registry completed 1,704,591 applications in September compared with 1,504,791 in August and 1,709,126 last September 2019, of which:

  • 271,392 were applications for register updates compared with 252,341 in August
  • 950,164 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 827,717 in August
  • 197,197 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 165,844 in August
  • 16,358 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 16,239 in August

Applications by region and country

Region/country July applications August applications September applications
South East 391,389 355,163 405,032
Greater London 309,499 275,735 310,818
North West 189,194 170,636 192,764
South West 161,018 149,120 167,493
West Midlands 140,436 124,753 143,282
Yorkshire and the Humber 128,112 116,805 134,097
East Midlands 121,081 112,849 122,933
North 78,638 69,766 80,185
East Anglia 69,351 64,781 72,439
Isles of Scilly 36 39 44
Wales 69,002 65,061 75,401
England and Wales (not assigned) 102 83 103
Total 1,657,858 1,504,791 1,704,591

Top 5 local authority areas

Top 5 Local authority areas July applications Top 5 Local authority areas August applications Top 5 Local authority areas September applications
Birmingham 25,035 Birmingham 21,501 Birmingham 24,035
City of Westminster 22,645 City of Westminster 19,537 City of Westminster 21,642
Leeds 19,711 Leeds 17,124 Leeds 20,150
Cornwall 17,426 Cornwall 16,552 Cornwall 18,740
Manchester 16,620 Wandsworth 14,990 Manchester 16,559

Top 5 customers

Top 5 Customers July applications Top 5 Customers August applications Top 5 Customers September applications
Infotrack Limited 77,541 Infotrack Limited 78,310 Infotrack Limited 92,488
Enact 50,658 Enact 36,324 Enact 43,392
O’Neill Patient 38,013 O’Neill Patient 26,686 O’Neill Patient 29,081
Optima Legal Services 24,677 Agent Software Limited 18,919 TM Group (UK) ltd (Search Choice) 21,501
My Home Move Limited 22,325 My Home Move Limited 18,674 Optima Legal Services 21,436

Access the full dataset on data.gov.uk

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Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The October data will be published at 11am on Friday 20 November 2020.

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