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Groundsure announces a new trade body, the Conveyancing Information Executive

Groundsure is pleased to confirm today its role as a founding member of the new conveyancing search industry trade body, the Conveyancing Information Executive (CIE). Along with the other founding partners, Groundsure has launched the new trade body in order to continue to progress professional standards surrounding conveyancing searches and the data used within them....

Will HS2 have the ‘Crossrail effect’ for property prices near stations?

It’s likely there will be some kind of uplift for properties in the vicinity of HS2 hubs and stations. However I would think it unlikely that the effect would be so pronounced as the 30-60% uplift reported around Crossrail stations, given that Crossrail is opening up easy commuting in the very heated London property market....

No longer the bridesmaid.

A bit of history to start off with… Groundsure has served data products to the environmental consultancy and assessment industry for around 14 years. However, Groundsure as a business has existed for quite a bit longer – ever since we began delivering environmental searches in 2001 and subsequently acquired our unmatched collection of historical Ordnance...

Air pollution on the London Underground: The effects and what is being done

Air pollution in the London Underground Air pollution has experienced an upturn in topicality recently, due to attention provoked by the introduction of the Ultra-Low Emission Zone policy by the London Mayoral administration and that the Supreme Court ruling three times last decade (2015, 2016, 2018) that the UK Government is in breach of EU...

Groundsure announces new sponsorship with Professional Conferences

Groundsure is delighted to announce it is one of the official sponsors for both Residential and Commercial Professional Conferences events in 2020. The conferences, held in various locations nationwide, are designed to bring property professionals up-to-date on current issues and latest developments affecting their day-to-day practice. Michael Tobias, Founder, Professional Conferences, said: “I’m delighted to...

Christmas flooding and its effect on Groundwater

The Friday before Christmas is one of the busiest travel days of the year as hundreds of thousands of people frantically try and return home with bags full of presents and minds full of Christmas cheer. However, this festive season, this annual migration was disrupted because of excessive flooding which hit Sussex and the South...

Groundsure acquires Mining Searches UK

Groundsure, the leading environmental search specialist providing market leading property search solutions to the UK conveyancing market, has today announced the acquisition of Mining Searches UK, the country’s leading specialist in historical mining risk. The combined business will have a compelling and broad product set, with geo-environmental experts and geospatial data scientists providing advice and...

Groundsure announces new sponsorship with Women in Residential Property

Groundsure is delighted to announce it is one of the official sponsors for all Women In Residential Property events in 2020. Women in Residential Property (WIRP) hosts regular events for women who work throughout the residential property sector. It provides an informal environment for networking and sharing knowledge, with the aim of encouraging collaboration across...