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August 2019 Transaction Data

This data provides information about the number and types of applications that HM Land Registry completed in August 2019.

In August:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,706,820 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 395,716

HM Land Registry completed 1,706,827 applications in August compared with 1,898,283 in July and 1,746,974 last August, of which:

  • 339,583 were applications for register updates compared with 364,709 in July
  • 885,154 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 998,656 in July
  • 215,336 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 229,294 in July
  • 18,284 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 19,471 in July

Applications by region and country

Region/country June applications July applications August applications
South East 374,229 437,867 395,716
Greater London 321,774 349,605 316,939
North West 194,062 220,424 196,381
South West 160,310 182,925 164,696
West Midlands 140,325 169,363 146,051
Yorkshire and the Humber 131,021 147,593 133,111
East Midlands 118,557 134,194 122,250
North 77,136 88,654 80,077
East Anglia 67,536 78,143 70,919
Isles of Scilly 43 62 47
Wales 77,750 89,375 80,560
England and Wales (not assigned) 83 78 80
Total 1,662,826 1,898,283 1,706,827


Top 5 local authority areas

Top 5 Local authority areas June applications Top 5 Local authority areas July applications Top 5 Local authority areas August applications
Birmingham 25,418 Birmingham 28,964 Birmingham 25,837
City of Westminster 21,935 City of Westminster 24,100 City of Westminster 23,128
Leeds 20,243 Leeds 22,097 Leeds 20,480
Manchester 18,168 Manchester 19,642 Cornwall 17,431
Cornwall 16,673 Cornwall 19,010 Manchester 17,090


Top 5 customers

Top 5 customers June applications Top 5 Customers July applications Top 5 customers August applications
Enact 45,886 Infotrack Limited 59,675 Enact 50,273
Infotrack Limited 45,347 Enact 53,372 Infotrack Limited 48,655
O’Neill Patient 22,915 O’Neill Patient 26,849 O’Neill Patient 26,159
WSP Management Services Ltd 22,000 Optima Legal Services 24,422 TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice) 21,361
Optima Legal Services 21,029 TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice) 21,309 Optima Legal Services 21,253


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 September data will be published at 11am on Monday 21 October 2019.

 

Channel website: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/land-registry

Original article link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/august-2019-transaction-data

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