Today, 20th August our website moves to GOV.UK, the place to find information on all government services.

Land Registry is one of over 300 government departments and agencies who have migrated to GOV.UK with many further agencies and departments to follow.  All government services are under one roof.

The main principles of GOV.UK are that;

  • Content is written in plain English
  • Content is proposition based – as an example when you view search results for ‘land registration’ you’ll notice that it’s not just Land Registry content that is displayed. GOV.UK will give you relevant information across all government agencies and departments, for example Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) for guidance on voluntary registration of land as a town or village green
  • You should be able to find content faster, both because of the GOV.UK search functionality (like Google) and through prominently placed links to commonly used content for both citizens and business customers on the Land Registry home page

And as a reminder;

We are monitoring web traffic and working with our colleagues in Government Digital Service (GDS) to ensure that users can find what they need. We’ll keep you updated.

Simon Higgins
By Simon Higgins,
Senior Marketing Manager at HM Land Registry