Plan assistance service

Plan assistance service

Helping you with your mapping requirements 

Our newly enhanced plan assistance service uses advanced geospatial software to translate information from your deeds onto a plan suitable for registration.

This new service replaces our title investigation service.

What does it do?

The plan assistance service:

  • confirms ownership information and highlights potential extent problems ahead of registration
  • provides a mapped interpretation from sasine titles that meets RoS deed plan criteria, delivered digitally

Who is it for?

The plan assistance service is ideal for customers looking to confirm ownership and boundary extents with complicated land areas of any kind. In particular:  

  • large land and estates owners
  • legal firms acting for landowners
  • rural landowners
  • renewable energy firms
  • public bodies

Key benefits

The plan assistance service has a number of key benefits.

  • Uses RoS searching knowledge and expertise to inform the mapping process ahead of a first or voluntary registration
  • An in-depth examination of sasine and comparison with land register titles
  • Assistance to determine the extent of titles prior to an application being submitted
  • Plans meet RoS published deed plan criteria using Ordnance Survey MasterMap©
  • Results supplied in a digital format suitable for geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Excellent value for money with a table of set fees

How much does it cost?

These prices do not include VAT.

Number of titles/breakawaysCost
1-5£150
6-10£350
11-30£650
31-50£950
51-70£1,250
71-100£1,650
101-130£2,000
131-150£2,500
151-500£3,000

For titles exceeding more than 500 titles, we'll give you an individual quote upon application

How to purchase

As a bespoke product, each plan assistance service request will be unique and vary in complexity. Upon application, we'll give you a timescale for completion along with a quote for costs.

If you need more information, please contact pas@ros.gov.uk.

Additional information