You can request the following:
- Details of registered owners of registered land or property.
- Copies of title registers and title plans.
- Whether there are any financial burdens on the land or property such as mortgages.
- Price paid or the value stated for the land or property if it was registered after 1 April 2000.
- Copies of documents referred to in the title register.
- Historical copies of the title register, but only where they are held electronically.
- Copies of leases.
- Copies of documents which relate to applications lodged with us.
- Flood risk indicator results.
- Any easements the land or property may have the benefit of.
- Any easements and/or restrictive covenants the land or property may be subject to.
- Details of franchises1 and manors2
1 Franchise - A right granted by the Crown e.g. the right to hold a market or a fair
2 Manor - In medieval times a manor was an extensive area of land owned by the lord of the manor who lived in the manor house. The lordship of the manor is simply the title by which the lord of the manor is known. Before 13 October 2003, being the commencement of the Land Registration Act 2002 (LRA 2002), it was possible to register these lordship titles. For further information see Practice Guide 22 – Manors.
Unfortunately we are unable to provide you with:
- Details relating to unregistered land or property.
- Details of land/property in Scotland. Registers of Scotland registers land/property in Scotland. Contact: Edinburgh Customer Service Centre, Erskine House, 68 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 4NF. Or visit the Registers of Scotland website.
- Details of land/property in Northern Ireland. The Northern Ireland Land and Property Services registers land/property in Northern Ireland, Contact: Lincoln Building, 27-45 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7SL. Or visit the Northern Ireland Land and Property Services website.
- Old property deeds. Most old deeds that are lodged to support an application to register the land/property for the first time are returned to the person who made the application, other than those referred to in the title register as being filed.
- Historical information, such as the age of a property, however see 'Can you tell me how old my house is?'.
- Historical information about families. There are many websites that provide advice and resources for family historians.
- Land/property available for purchase.
- Details of solicitors and estate agents.
- Matters relating to planning and redevelopment.
Find out more
Further information is available in Public Guide 1 – A guide to the information we keep and how to obtain it.