Christmas Operations

The Groundsure office will be closed on Friday 23rd December, but will re-open on the 28th December at 9am. Please be aware that some third party supplies are closed over the Christmas period which may affect the time taken to generate some of our reports. The following products may be affected: Highways Search Premier Utilities

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Half of UK conveyancers rate HS2 consultation process as poor

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New research released by Groundsure today finds almost half (48%) of UK conveyancers believe the government’s consultation for the changed HS2 route has been poor, with 14% saying it was of extremely low quality and caused concern. A further 34% said the HS2 consultation was not a great process and none of those surveyed felt

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HS2 route changes included in all Groundsure HS2 reports

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Following the announcement made by HS2 Ltd on 15th November 2016 on proposed changes to the HS2 route, we are pleased to announce that all changes and refinements are now included in all Groundsure HS2 reports. A full list of the changes can be found on the HS2 website here. As the new route and

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Win an Apple Watch

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We’re keen to understand what you think 2017 holds for the conveyancing industry and to show our appreciation there’s an Apple watch up for grabs! Please take a few moments to complete our short survey and then enter our prize draw to win an Apple watch. Entries close on the 13th January 2017 (T&Cs apply).

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Best Use of Technology Award

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Last night Groundsure attended The Chamber Business Awards 2016 and we are delighted to announce that we won the Best Use of Technology Award sponsored by BT. The Chamber Business Awards, now in its 13th year, is one of the showpiece events in the business calendar, highlighting the role of business in delivering growth and

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HS2 likely to affect fewer homes than first thought

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The government’s preferred route for HS2 north of Birmingham will adversely affect 3,500 fewer households outside London than the original plans, thanks to changes to the Sheffield section of the route, new research has shown. According to environmental consultant Groundsure, 11,000 fewer people outside London live within 1km of the new proposed route, which was

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Find out how to safeguard your transaction

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Find out how to safeguard your property transaction by attending a free webinar run by one of Groundsure’s experts. Date – Wednesday 16th November Time – 11am The webinar will cover: Your commercial report has come back as ‘In Need of Further Assessment’ – what does that actually mean for you? Why is it important to

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Groundsure to exhibit at WAF 2016

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Groundsure are delighted to announce that our Insights team will be in Berlin for the World Architecture Festival 2016 to demonstrate how our unique historic mapping and current OS digital mapping can help your next UK project, including: Most detailed UK historic map collection Maps provided in colour where available and at the highest resolution

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Groundsure launch Complete Insight for Scotland

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Groundsure are delighted to announce the launch of Complete Insight (Scotland), designed specifically for Scottish locations. This comprehensive report provides the three key areas of a desk study report; environmental, geological and flood data, helping consultants to provide a definitive opinion for their clients. Scanned in at over 500dpi, this report sets a new industry

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Heathrow Expansion

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The Heathrow expansion has been a hot topic for many years and still divides political opinion, with even the Prime Minister’s constituency fighting the expansion. However this morning we saw ministers approve the long-awaited decision, with Chris Grayling Transport Secretary calling the decision “truly momentous”. Whilst most commentators are now concentrating on what’s going on

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