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October 2018 Transaction Data

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

In October:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,886,000 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 434,514

HM Land Registry completed 1,886,737 applications in October compared with 1,648,666 in September and 1,740,068 last October, of which:

  • 405,776 were applications for register updates compared with 376,588 in September
  • 947,082 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 788,359 in September
  • 238,784 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 213,568 in September
  • 21,848 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 22,838 in September

Applications by region and country

Region/country August applications      September applications      October applications
South East 402,692 377,136 434,514
Greater London 327,388 310,343 354,278
North West 196,595 189,484 211,584
South West 173,062 158,954 181,198
West Midlands 149,801 141,033 164,722
Yorkshire and the Humber 135,462 129,227 146,736
East Midlands 125,704 118,340 138,230
North 82,370 76,485 88,613
Wales 81,297 77,032 87,888
East Anglia 72,476 70,494 78,836
Isles of Scilly 52 56 68
England and Wales (not assigned)       75 82 70
Total 1,746,974 1,648,666 1,886,737

Top 5 local authority areas

Top 5 local authority areas August applications Top 5 local authority areas September applications Top 5 local authority areas October applications
Birmingham 26,892 Birmingham 26,138 Birmingham 29,660
City of Westminster 23,912 City of Westminster 23,098 City of Westminster 27,143
Leeds 20,833 Leeds 20,393 Leeds 22,448
Cornwall 18,367 Manchester 17,318 Cornwall 18,933
Manchester 17,578 Cornwall 17,024 Manchester 18,026

Top 5 customers

Top 5 customers August applications Top 5 customers September applications Top 5 customers October applications
Enact 56,544 Enact 50,715 Enact 58,531
Infotrack Limited 30,749 Infotrack Limited 34,155 Infotrack Limited 36,857
O’Neill Patient 27,267 O’Neill Patient 25,931 O’Neill Patient 29,191
Optima Legal Services 24,984 Optima Legal Services 23,915 Optima Legal Services 27,833
Eversheds LLP 20,019 TM Group (UK) Ltd 20,848 HBOS plc 23,019

Access the full dataset on data.gov.uk

Next publication

Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The November data will be published at 11am on Friday 21 December 2018.

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

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

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