Award nomination for Merton’s Local Land Charges team

Merton Council’s Local Land Charges team has been nominated for a prestigious industry award from the national Land Data Awards for Excellence for their achievements and outstanding work in providing local land charges services to the community.

Being shortlisted for Best Performing Level 2 Local Land Charges Department recognises Merton’s high standard of work in improving turnaround times for property searches, the fast electronic return of searches, providing searches at a competitive price and inputting of information consistently. The nomination is based on performance between June and December 2013 and Merton is one of the top 10 local authorities in the country in this category.

The results will be announced on 24 February 2014. To find out more about the awards, visit