Meet the Team

Our small team currently consists of two members - Jade and Lisa both of whom have been at Hertsmere for over 10 years. 

Jade joined following a gap year in 2005, and with over ten years experience in Local Land Charges, she now oversees all three services.

Lisa began her journey at Hertsmere in 1994 - yes, 1994. She spent some time as the council's LLPG/GIS Officer in the early days before becoming a manager in the Planning Department and finally joining us in 2019.

We're super friendly so don't be afraid to approach us if you need anything. We are always happy to help :)

What do we do?

We are responsible for providing the following three statutory council services:

The Local Land and Property Gazetteer (LLPG)

The creation of addresses starts here; from planning permission, through construction, occupation and change of use to demolition and beyond. Address Custodians have to maintain the Local Land and Property Gazetteer. They’re usually the key points of contact for all addressing matters within and external to the authority, and they work alongside Street Naming Numbering Officers on a daily basis.

Street Naming and Numbering (SNN)

Once planning permission has been granted, any development whether it be one property or a whole street will need official street naming and numbering which involves marking up plot to postal plans, engaging local historians, obtaining postcodes from Royal Mail, before finally issuing the official addresses.

Local Land Charges

The properties will then be sold using the official addresses created above. We will then provide the local authority searches which will be requested via us as part of the home buying process.

Accolades

Having bought our own homes we know only too well how stressful the house buying process is which is why we always go above and beyond to provide a first class service to our customers.

Each year Land Data host the Land Data Local Land Charges Awards for Excellence.  These awards celebrate the very best that the Local Land Charges community has to offer. Since 2008 these national awards have highlighted the work and achievements of local authority Local Land Charges teams which carry out the land and property searches required for conveyancing transactions in England and Wales.

Hertsmere have picked up the following:

  • Winners of the Unsung Hero Award 2016
  • Finalists for the Unsung Hero Award 2017
  • Finalists for Best Customer Experience Award in 2018
  • Finalists for the Unsung Hero Award 2021