Land Data announces winners of the 2012 Local Land Charges Awards for Excellence
Land Data announces winners of the 2012 local land charges awards for excellence
Winners of the 2012 Land Data Local Land Charges Awards for Excellence were announced last night, 21st February at a ceremony held in Bristol. The awards were presented at a dinner hosted by BBC journalist Justin Webb.
The national awards celebrate the work and achievements of local authority local land charges departments, which carry out land and property searches required for property transactions throughout England and Wales.
The Awards were presented across six categories covering electronic service delivery, customer satisfaction, most improved NLIS service, best NLIS level 3 local land charges department, best NLIS level 2 local land charges department and local land charges officer of the year.
The 2012 winners:
-Electronic Service Delivery Champion
Winner: Wealden District Council
Highly commended: Castle Point Borough Council
-Customer Satisfaction for Local Authority Searches
Winner: West Devon Borough Council
Highly commended: Torridge District Council
-Most Improved NLIS Services
Winner: North East Derbyshire District Council
Highly commended: Lambeth London Borough Council
-Local Land Charges Officer of the Year
Winner: Amanda Harcourt, City of London Corporation
Highly commended: Lesley Wain, West Lindsey District Council
-Best Performing NLIS Level 3 Local Land Charges Department
Winner: Waveney District Council
Highly commended: South Somerset District Council
-Best Performing NLIS Level 2 Local Land Charges Department
Winner: Guildford Borough Council
Highly commended: North Devon Council
Jan Boothroyd, Chief Executive of Land Data commented: “This year’s awards once again single out those local land charges teams that shine and continue to maintain a high level of service in challenging economic times, congratulations to all winners and highly commended local authorities.”
The awards were sponsored by NLIS, SearchFlow, Thames Water Property Insight and the Local Land Charges Institute.