UK & Foreign Company owned land/property in England and Wales 2019

Wesley Hall made this Freedom of Information request to Land Registry

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Dear Land Registry,

Please provide a list of all current companies that own properties and land in
England and Wales, regardless of where the company is incorporated. By 'company', I mean, to include, but not limited to: LIMITED COMPANY, PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY, COUNTY COUNCIL, LOCAL AUTHORITY, CORPORATE BODY, INDUSTRIAL AND PROVIDENT SOCIETY (COMPANY), INDUSTRIAL AND PROVIDENT SOCIETY (CORPORATE BODY), UNLIMITED COMPANY, LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP, HOUSING ASSOCIATION/SOCIETY (COMPANY), HOUSING ASSOCIATION/SOCIETY (CORPORATE BODY), OFFICIAL CUSTODIAN FOR CHARITIES, OFFICIAL CUSTODIAN FOR CHARITIES (ON BEHALF OF TRUSTEES), CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY (COMPANY), CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY (CORPORATE BODY), COMMUNITY BENEFIT SOCIETY (COMPANY), COMMUNITY BENEFIT SOCIETY (CORPORATE BODY), REGISTERED SOCIETY (COMPANY), REGISTERED SOCIETY (CORPORATE BODY), HOUSING ASSOCIATION CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY (COMPANY), HOUSING ASSOCIATION CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY (CORPORATE BODY), HOUSING ASSOCIATION COMMUNITY BENEFIT SOCIETY (COMPANY), HOUSING ASSOCIATION COMMUNITY BENEFIT SOCIETY (CORPORATE BODY), HOUSING ASSOCIATION REGISTERED SOCIETY (COMPANY), HOUSING ASSOCIATION REGISTERED SOCIETY (CORPORATE BODY).

If possible, please indicate the jurisdiction of incorporation for each 'company' and provide the number of titles owned by each 'company'.

Either .xls / .csv format would be ideal.

Thank you in advance.

Yours faithfully,

Wesley Hall

McLellan, Amy, Land Registry

Dear Mr Hall,

Thank you for your email of 04 November 2019 where you requested information about current companies that own properties and land in England and Wales.

I can confirm that the HM Land Registry holds this information.

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 https://www.gov.uk/topic/land-registrati....

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me.

If you are dissatisfied with this response to your request, you may seek an internal review within two months of the date of our reply. Internal reviews will be dealt within 20 working days. If at the end of this time we are unable to respond, we will write to you explaining the reasons and giving you a new date. If you seek an internal review please write to:
Louise Booth
Head of Corporate Legal and Indemnity Services
Head Office
Trafalgar House
1 Bedford Park
Croydon
CR0 2AQ
Email: [email address]

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner (ICO) within three months of the reply for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by HM Land Registry. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

With kind regards,

Amy McLellan
Senior Corporate Information Officer

Corporate Legal, Indemnity and Assurance
Castle Wharf House, 2 Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7AU
Email [email address]
DD: 0300 006 2651
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