Info about foreign companies' property ownership

Georgi Kantchev made this Freedom of Information request to Land Registry

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Dear Land Registry,

I am looking for a list of foreign companies that own properties in Britain.

I would be grateful if you could send me a list with:
- The names of the companies
- The number of properties they own in Britain by city

Thank you in advance!

Yours faithfully,

Georgi Kantchev

Petty, Roger, Land Registry

Dear Georgi Kantchev

 

Thank you for your email of 22 March 2016 where you requested
information about foreign companies that own properties in Britain.

 

I can confirm that the Land Registry holds this information. Please note
that we only deal with England and Wales. For Scotland please see
[1]https://www.ros.gov.uk/ and for Northern Ireland see
[2]https://www.dfpni.gov.uk/topics/land-reg... .

 

Under section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, we are not
required to provide information in response to a request if it is already
reasonably accessible to you. The information you requested is available
from the Department’s website
([3]https://www.gov.uk/guidance/land-registr... ).

 

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Roger Petty
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