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


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


Powys County Council Contaminated Land ruling: the implications


There has been a lot of discussion across the industry and in the news following the recent contaminated land ruling by the Court of Appeal, which held that Powys County Council was not liable for pollution created at a landfill site by its predecessor. This ruling may have an impact on property owners/developers where the


Groundsure is proud to sponsor the Flood Management Forum 2017

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Groundsure is delighted to announce they will be sponsoring this year’s Flood Management Forum. New Civil Engineer’s Flood Management Forum is returning to London in November! Now in its 13th year, the event is firmly established as the annual industry gathering for the who’s who of the flood management sector. This year’s gathering provides a perfect opportunity


Groundsure launches new ‘Avista’ environmental search report for UK homebuyers


Groundsure, the leading authority on environmental risks in the UK, today launches Avista – the most comprehensive yet concise residential environmental search report for property buyers and the conveyancing sector. The report, which covers all environmental risks from planning and infrastructure searches to flood risk and contaminated land, is the first of its kind to


Local authorities permitting development in flood prone areas named

Original research by leading environmental data company Groundsure highlights councils approving housing developments on flood plains – even when alternatives appear to be available New research (1) has revealed the top 10 English local authorities that are allowing building in previously undeveloped flood prone areas (2), with the top four being in the South East.


Geo Insight now includes enhanced geology data at no extra cost


Groundsure are pleased to announce that the BGS 1:10,000 (DiGMapGB-10) scale geology dataset will now be included as standard (where available) in our Geo Insight report at no extra cost. You do not need to do anything differently to get the enhanced geology data, simply add the Geo Insight to your basket as normal and


Conveyancers claim 2017 property sector to be shaped by Brexit


83% of conveyancers place Brexit as one of the top three factors to have a significant influence on the UK property market in 2017, with almost half (48%) putting it first, according to new research released today from Groundsure. Changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax ranked second on the list, followed by a shortage of housing stock.  Other