Developing estates: estate plan approval (PG41s2)

Simplify and speed up issue of official copies, official searches and registrations on developing estates (practice guide 41, supplement 2)

Applies to England and Wales



Information on HM Land Registry’s estate plan approval service for those involved in the registration of developing estates. We have aimed this supplement at developers, their legal advisers and surveyors.

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Published 13 October 2003
Last updated 18 January 2016 + show all updates
  1. Section 2 has been amended to clarify the need for the applicant to be clear that they are entitled to make an application for an estate plan approval.

  2. Link to the advice we offer added.

  3. Welsh translation added.

  4. First published.