East Lindsey District Council has become the latest local authority to transfer its local land charges (LLC) searches to HM Land Registry’s central register.
It has brought the number of councils using the register to 11 since it was launched in July 2018, following the recent migration of Carlisle City Council.
East Lindsay’s senior LLC officer, Jade Dicrosta, said: “Most of our local land charges data was held in paper and digital formats. With HM Land Registry’s support, we were able to update and enhance over 70,000 local land charges before migrating the data to the central online LLC Register, despite the challenges of lockdown.
“We are pleased to have completed this migration while working remotely thanks to the fantastic efforts of both East Lindsey and HM Land Registry staff. East Lindsey District Council is proud to be helping our citizens by improving the home buying process across our district at such a crucial time.”
Land Registry said it is working with a number of other local authorities towards migrating their LLCs to the register.
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