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HS2 likely to affect fewer homes than first thought

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...

Find out how to safeguard your transaction

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...

Groundsure Webinar – Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)

Following on from our recent webinar on Unexploded Ordnance in association with Dynasafe BACTEC, please find the recording of the webinar and the link to download the slides below. View the webinar – Groundsure Webinar – Unexploded Ordnance (UXO), November 2016 Download the slides  

Groundsure to exhibit at WAF 2016

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...

Heathrow Expansion

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...

Government approves fracking license at a site in Lancashire

A second fracking licence for four wells has been approved by the Government this morning at Caudrilla’s Preston New Road site in Little Plumpton. In the ruling Communities Secretary Sajid Javid approved the plans for fracking, overruling the decision of local councillors. The decision marks the first time that shale rock will be fracked horizontally,...

Groundsure adds alternative HS2 route into reports

Following the announcement of a new proposed route for HS2, Groundsure now believe that this route may receive approval and as such have manually digitised the new route and added this second route into their HS2 reports with immediate effect. Please note that this new route data has not been officially approved or released, and...

Groundsure announced as National Business Awards Finalist

Today, Groundsure has been shortlisted for the Grichan Partnership Sustainable Business Award for the 2016 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Groundsure is a Brighton based business that specialises in location intelligence, which helps individuals and businesses make fully informed property transaction decisions. Dan Montagnani, Managing Director of Groundsure said: “We are delighted to have been shortlisted...

First Fracking Licence in Five Years

  Monday 23rd May saw the first fracking licence to be granted in five years. North Yorkshire Councillors convened over multiple days to hear all sides of the story regarding Third Energy’s application to hydraulically fracture or ‘frac’ their KM8 well at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire. Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a technique whereby water...