Publication - Advice and guidance

Community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land: full guidance

Published: 9 Nov 2018

Guidance in relation to Part 3A of Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 intended to support communities through the right to buy process from initial identification of land to the completion of a purchase.

Community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land: full guidance
Annex B: Useful Contacts and Web Links

Annex B: Useful Contacts and Web Links

Community Land Team, Q Spur, Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive, Edinburgh EH11 3XD
tel: 0131 244 9822
email: crtb@gov.scot

Community Assets Team, Highland and Islands Enterprise An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus, Inverness IV2 5NA
tel: 01463 245 245
email: info@hient.co.uk
website: http://www.hie.co.uk/community-support/community-assets/default.html

Companies House, 4th Floor, Edinburgh Quay 2, 139 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 FF
website: http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk

Registers of Scotland (RoS), Meadowbank House, 153 London Road, Edinburgh EH8 7AW
tel: 0845 6070161
email: https://www.ros.gov.uk/contact-us/customer-services
website: http://www.ros.gov.uk/

Lands Tribunal for Scotland, George House, 126 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4HH
tel: 0131 271 4350
email: LTS_Mailbox@scotcourtstribunals.gov.uk
website: http://www.lands-tribunal-scotland.org.uk/

Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS), 1B Washington Lane, Edinburgh EH11 2HA
tel: 0131 220 2456
email: info@dtascot.org.uk
website: http://www.dtascot.org.uk/

Community Ownership Support Service (COSS), 1B Washington Lane, Edinburgh EH11 2HA
Tel: 0131 225 2080
Email: coss@dtasscot.org.uk
Website: http://www.dtascommunityownership.org.uk/

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB
tel: 0131 474 8000
email: enquiries@scvo.org.uk
website: http://www.scvo.org.uk/

Office of the Scottish Charities Regulator (OSCR), 2nd Floor Quadrant House, 9 Riverside Drive, Dundee DD1 4NY
tel: 01382 220446
email: info@oscr.org.uk
website: www.oscr.org.uk

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), 25 The North Colonade, London E14 5HS
tel: 020 7066 1000
website: www.fca.org.uk

Community Land Scotland, Fearann Coimhearsnachd na h-Alba Room 1, Aves Business Centre, 11 Jamaica Street, Greenock PA15 1XX
Tel: 07884 314297
Email: info@communitylandscotland.org.uk
Website: http://www.communitylandscotland.org.uk/

Scottish Land & Estates, Stuart House, Eskmills Business Park, Musselburgh, EH21 7PB
Tel: 0131 653 5400
Email: info@scottishlandandestates.co.uk
Website: http://scottishlandandestates.co.uk/

The Scottish Land Commission, Longman House, 28 Longman Road, Inverness, IV1 1SF
Tel: 0300 244 4452
Email: info@landcommission.gov.scot
Website: https://landcommission.gov.scot/

Resources

Community Right to Buy

/policies/land-reform/community-right-to-buy/

Community Right to Buy Abandoned, Neglected or Detrimental Land

/policies/land-reform/community-right-to-buy/#community-right-to-buy-abandoned-neglected-or-detrimental-land

Communities Mapping Tool

/publications/land-reform-mapping-tool-guidance/

Register of Applications by Communities to Buy Land

https://roacbl.ros.gov.uk/

Register of Community Interest in Land

https://www.eservices.ros.gov.uk/rcil/ros/rcilcb/presentation//ui/pageflows/viewCountySummary.do

Title Searches

https://www.growingtogether.community/resources/who-owns-land-scotland

Buildings at Risk Register

https://www.buildingsatrisk.org.uk/

Legislation

Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2003/2/contents

Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, Explanatory Notes

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2003/2/notes/contents

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2015/6/contents

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015, Explanatory Notes

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2015/6/notes/contents

The Community Right to Buy Abandoned, Neglected or Detrimental Land (Abandoned, Neglected or Detrimental Land)(Eligible Land, Regulators and Restrictions on Transfers and Dealing) (Scotland) Regulations 2018

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2018/201/contents/made

The Community Right to Buy Abandoned, Neglected or Detrimental Land (Abandoned, Neglected or Detrimental Land)(Applications, Ballots and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Regulations 2018

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2018/140/contents/made

The Community Right to Buy Abandoned, Neglected or Detrimental Land (Abandoned, Neglected or Detrimental Land)(Compensation) (Scotland) Order 2018

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2018/137/contents/made


Contact

Email: Community Land Team