In this blog, Kate Bannigan, an Environmental Consultant at Groundsure, explores brownfield sites and discusses why they should be incorporated into urban development What are brownfield sites? The United Kingdom’s long industrial past has left behind an estimated 65,760 hectares of ‘derelict and underused’ (Oliver et al., 2005) previous industrial sites, often located in or
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In this blog, Sarah Gathergood, Deputy Residential Consultancy Manager at Groundsure, explores historic rights of way and why, by 2026, some may be lost forever. Time is ticking for our historic rights of way. Any pre-1949 footpaths, bridleways or byways that are not recorded on the legal definitive map(1) by 2026 may be lost forever.
Since Avista launched in June 2017 Groundsure has been introducing polygons to our residential environmental search reports. But what benefits does the use of polygons bring when compared to previous point and buffer methods? Nick Treble, Strategic Account Manager at Groundsure, explains. Why is using polygons important? A Land Registry leasehold/freehold polygon surrounds the exact
Avista is the most comprehensive environmental search report available. Click here to find out more information about Avista. Groundsure is pleased to reveal major enhancements to the award-winning Avista report. The most comprehensive environmental search report available now includes more in-depth transportation data, providing even more invaluable information at no extra cost. Avista continues to
A Bridge of Earn residential development is under threat of being demolished as a result of a breach of planning conditions. Residents on the development, built by Maplewood Developments, have all received letters from Perth and Kinross Council advising them not to use their gardens whilst council officials prepare to investigate whether the properties are