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Land Registry change to boundary 2

FOI14557(2) – Request for information


Thank you for your email of 21 August 2015 , requesting information from Ordnance Survey in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act FOIA 2000:

I'm afraid my request as to why the mystery boundary change was made on LA records has not been satisfactorily explained.

The LA states that the boundary change can only have been made on a change in the mapping of the property - given to it by OS.

Please therefore provide all maps (including and updates of physical features) given to the LA by OS.

The dates might assist you...

NB. Please refer to the second part of my request... You will know that FOIA relates to ALL file data held by an organisation.

Including maps present and past.

Our response

I can confirm that Ordnance Survey does hold the information you have requested.

I am pleased to provide you with the attached information (Zip file) with regards to your request of the LandLine data (following the dates highlighted) for 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2993, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, and current large scale data.

Section 16
Under our duty to provide advice and assistance as stipulated in Section 16 of the FOIA, we can also provide you with the following explanation which may assist you in this matter.

The houses first started to appear in OS mapping in 1998 with xx. In 2006 all of the houses are on (apart from xx) but xx is called xx. In 2008 xx name changes to xx.

The Landline extracts chart the changes in this area between 1995 and 2008. The 2011 LandLine (the last deposit of LandLine data) is the same as 2008. There is no other historic data between 2011 and the present day.

The property xx (to the west of xx) was surveyed by the field on May 2015 according to the dates on the line work.

I hope the above is of use to you.

Internal review

Your enquiry has been processed according to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000. If you are unhappy with our response, you may request an internal review with our FOI Internal Review Officer, by contacting them as follows:

FOI Internal Review Officer
Customer Service Centre
Ordnance Survey
Adanac Drive
SO16 0AS

Email: foi@os.uk

Please include the reference number above. You may request an internal review where you believe Ordnance Survey has:

  • Failed to respond to your request within the time limits (normally 20 working days)
  • Failed to tell you whether or not we hold the information
  • Failed to provide the information you have requested
  • Failed to explain the reasons for refusing a request
  • Failed to correctly apply an exemption or exception

The FOI Internal Review Officer will not have been involved in the original decision. They will conduct an independent internal review and will inform you of the outcome of the review normally within 20 working days, but exceptionally within 40 working days, in line with the Information Commissioner’s guidance.

The FOI Internal Review Officer will either: uphold the original decision, provide an additional explanation of the exemption/s applied or release further information, if it is considered appropriate to do so.

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The Information Commissioner’s Office
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Email: mail@ico.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone helpline: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745 for advice, Monday to Friday.

Thank you for your enquiry.

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