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May 2019 Transaction Data

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

In May:

  • HM Land Registry completed 1,732,280 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 390,642

HM Land Registry completed 1,732,280 applications in May compared with 1,682,690 in April and 1,723,578 last May, of which:

  • 357,400 were applications for register updates compared with 326,712 in April
  • 896,653 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 900,402 in April
  • 198,501 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 196,722 in April
  • 19,228 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 15,051 in April

Applications by region and country

Region/country March applications April applications May applications
South East 394,377 390,282 390,642
Greater London 323,612 342,718 318,243
North West 207,148 184,671 203,002
South West 167,025 152,788 164,417
West Midlands 147,646 147,116 155,019
Yorkshire and the Humber 139,817 130,318 138,521
East Midlands 123,991 116,289 125,246
North 87,349 77,117 81,397
East Anglia 71,766 66,009 70,692
Isles of Scilly 52 40 89
Wales 81,275 75,271 84,932
England and Wales (not assigned) 83 72 80
Total 1,744,141 1,682,691 1,732,280

Top 5 local authority areas

Top 5 local authority areas March applications Top 5 local authority areas April applications Top 5 local authority areas May applications
Birmingham 27,727 Ealing 37,219 Birmingham 27,284
City of Westminster 24,089 Birmingham 25,660 City of Westminster 23,530
Leeds 22,015 City of Westminster 21,722 Leeds 20,600
Manchester 17,248 Leeds 20,362 Cornwall 17,452
Cornwall 17,232 Slough 18,637 Manchester 17,036

Top 5 customers

Top 5 customers March applications Top 5 customers April applications Top 5 customers May applications
Enact 47,766 WSP Management Services Ltd 57,238 Enact 48,609
Infotrack limited 43,725 Enact 45,912 Infotrack Limited 46,242
Optima Legal Services 24,430 Infotrack Limited 42,935 O’Neill Patient 24,797
O’Neill Patient 24,345 O’Neill Patient 23,612 Optima Legal Services 24,643
My Home Move Limited 19,723 Optima Legal Services 22,671 My Home Move Limited 19,964

Access the full dataset on data.gov.uk

Next publication

Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The June data will be published at 11am on Friday 19 July 2019.

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

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

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