Metalliferous Mining Search
Why choose a Metalliferous Mining Search?
Our metalliferous mining search is a desktop risk assessment, typically for conveyance purposes or local authority building control requirements which provides an interpretive assessment, based upon records held by Groundsure, as to the considered mining risk from historical mining activity.
In addition, information is provided in the metalliferous mining search as to whether current or potential future mining will take place which may affect the stability of the property. We consider 63 plus minerals.
Who does a Metalliferous Mining Search help?
- Residential and commercial properties
- Purchasers, lenders, tenants and vendors
How does it work?
Our reports are compiled using Groundsure’s in house mining archive, accumulated over 40 years of
reporting and includes various geological, Ordnance Survey, mining plans and charts, plus Groundsure’s own on-site archive as well as any previous site investigation information carried out by ourselves.
Our risk assessments are interpreted by our team of experienced specialists. Clear and concise information is provided and is backed by our £10 million Professional Indemnity Insurance. Our report will include a written section accompanied by a plan extract confirming the property location and showing any relevant mining features.
Groundsure are a member of the Conveyancing Information Executive. This means our regulated search
reports follow a code designed to protect property sales and promotes the best practice and professional
Our Metalliferous Mining Search provides an interpretive assessment, based upon records held by Groundsure, as to the considered mining risk from historical mining activity associated with metal mining. The report typically considers alum, arsenic, barium, copper, gold, iron, lead, manganese, ochre, silver, silverlead, tin, tungsten, umber and zinc, along with any current or potential future mining.
If mine workings are identified recommendations are provided to assist in the next steps to mitigate the risk.
Our reports are compiled using Groundsure in house mining archive database collection accumulated over 40 years of trading which includes various geological, Ordnance Survey, mining plans, charts and Groundsure’s own on-site archive as well as any previous site investigation information carried out by ourselves.
Our risk assessments are interpreted by our team of experienced specialists.
This report is available in 2-3 working days.
For more information about this report by downloading our product card.
Please note, our Residential Metalliferous Mining Search (<5ha) is £70 + VAT.
Our Commercial Metalliferous Mining Search starts from £70 + VAT. For more information on our Commercial prices for this report, please get in touch at: email@example.com
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