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December 2018 Transaction Data

This data provides information about the number and types of applications that HM Land Registry completed in December 2018.

In December:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,274,000 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 289,089

HM Land Registry completed 1,274,031 applications in December compared with 1,938,344 in November and 1,266,641 last December, of which:

  • 306,302 were applications for register updates compared with 388,864 in November
  • 578,979 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 1,032,036 in November
  • 199,533 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 233,315 in November
  • 18,104 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 23,187 in November

Applications by region and country

Region/country October applications November applications December applications
South East 434,514 442,882 289,089
Greater London 354,278 441,362 230,749
North West 211,584 204,499 145,147
South West 181,198 174,105 125,765
West Midlands 164,722 157,744 109,261
Yorkshire and the Humber 146,736 140,167 104,949
East Midlands 138,230 131,654 95,112
North 88,613 85,231 60,968
East Anglia 78,836 74,312 53,130
Isles of Scilly 68 62 69
Wales 87,888 86,231 59,740
England and Wales (not assigned) 70 95 52
Total 1,886,737 1,938,344 1,274,031


Top 5 local authority areas

Top 5 local authority areas October applications Top 5 Local authority areas November applications Top 5 local authority areas December applications
Birmingham 29,660 Hounslow 71,338 Birmingham 20,015
City of Westminster 27,143 Richmond upon Thames 41,992 City of Westminster 15,677
Leeds 22,448 Birmingham 28,388 Leeds 15,669
Cornwall 18,933 Windsor and Maidenhead 27,253 Cornwall 13,531
Manchester 18,026 City of Westminster 24,887 Manchester 13,468


Top 5 customers

Top 5 customers October applications Top 5 customers November applications Top 5 customers December applications
Enact 58,531 WSP Management Services Ltd 114,339 Enact 39,404
Infotrack Limited 36,857 Enact 52,463 Infotrack Limited 25,145
O’Neill Patient 29,191 Infotrack Limited 36,291 Optima Legal Services 21,820
Optima Legal Services 27,833 SupportaTerraquest 27,451 O’Neill Patient 21,302
HBOS plc 23,019 Optima Legal Services 27,179 Eversheds Sutherland 14,877


Access the full dataset on data.gov.uk

Next publication

Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The January data will be published at 11am on Thursday 21 February 2019.

 

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

Original article link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/december-2018-transaction-data

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