Bridge of Earn


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


Covering all aspects of planning to avoid potential risks


When starting a project in any profession it is important to approach from a position of knowledge. This is especially true in the areas of design and construction – where surprises along the way can prove painful and costly. Early acquisition of relevant information can ensure smooth progress and helps to build mitigation into a


The night before Groundsure

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T’was the night before Christmas, but all through the day Edward and Susan, had worried away. With two kids, still growing, and one on the way, A new house was needed, but where would they stay?   The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While thoughts of a better home, danced in their


A Christmas Story

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The scene: a vast city hungover by a mist of exhaust fumes, accompanied by the sound of Christmas carols and clinking beer bottles. It’s the season of yuletide intertwined with wastefulness, want and ignorance. A guilty party, guiltier than most, is preparing tomorrow’s feast. Already he has boned out the crown of a turkey, the


Groundsure Avista finishes as runner-up in the B2B Marketing Awards


Groundsure is delighted to announce that it was the proud runner up of the “Best Product Launch Campaign” award at the prestigious B2B Marketing Awards 2017.  The B2B Marketing Awards reward the best in global B2B marketing, with submissions from four continents and major global marketing agencies. Groundsure was shortlisted against some tough competition and is


Pollution incidents


Sarah Gathergood is an environmental consultant at Groundsure. In this blog, Sarah discusses pollution incidents and how they may affect you. If you have any questions or comments about this blog, you can contact the residential consultancy team at Although written sometime around the 1950s, Tom Lehrer’s comedic song ‘Pollution’ still rings true in today’s world.




Freddy Brocklehurst is an environmental consultant at Groundsure. In this blog, Freddy discusses permafrost and the effect it may have on climate change. If you have any questions or comments about this blog, you can contact the commercial consultancy team at The threat of thawing permafrost to climate change As the Earth warms, climate


Rubbish dumps


Kate Goodall is the Commercial Consultancy Manager at Groundsure. In this blog, Kate takes a look at ancient landfill sites and the insight they can provide on ancient life. If you have any comments on questions about this blog, you can contact the commercial consultancy team at Rubbish dumps, refuse heaps, landfill sites – nothing


Coastal Landfills

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Cristina Ortega and Emma Preston are environmental consultants at Groundsure. In this blog, they take a look at landfill sites that have been located near to the coast. If you have any comments or questions about this blog, please contact We already know that landfills are particularly harmful to the environment and, amongst other issues,