Land Ownership Enquiries
The vast majority of Council property is registered with the
Land Registry and if the Council owns a piece of land or a building
they can confirm ownership. However, if the Council does not own
it, they will be unable to tell you who the owner is.
To find out if the Council owns a piece of land or property please
Telephone: 01234 276859
Address: Property Services, Bedford Borough
Council, Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK42 9AP
In your letter you must include a plan of the area you are
asking about so that we can clearly identify the location and size
of the land. Please include street names, landmarks and
The Council aim to respond to all enquiries within ten working days
of receiving your enquiry.
If the Council do not own the land you are interested in,
and the title to the land is registered, then Land
Registry Online can provide information.
Alternatively you can ring the Peterborough office of the Land
Registry on 0300 006 0411 or contact them at:-