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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...

Groundsure Insight launch Data GIS products

We are delighted to announce that Groundsure’s unique reports including Map Insight, Enviro Insight and Geo Insight are now available as raw data for GIS.   Get your historic maps, environmental data and geology data straight into GIS to make analysis quicker and more accurate These data products are exclusive to Groundsure and have been...

Want great mapping?

At Groundsure, we provide all our maps at the highest resolution available, see the difference for yourself We understand the frustrations of reviewing poor quality historical maps, a slight misreading of bank or tank could make all the difference to your opinion. Ten years ago we scanned in all our maps at 500 dots per...

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 is...

World Architecture Festival entry deadline extended

Groundsure are proud partners of the World Architecture Festival 2016 The World Architecture Festival (WAF) is the largest international gathering of architects consisting of an awards, conference and exhibition. This year’s festival will be held for the first time in Berlin from the 16 – 18 November. More than 2000 architects will attend to celebrate, learn...

Consumer Protection and Environmental Searches

How Consumer Protection Regulations affect environmental searches Location Intelligence experts Groundsure are committed to assisting solicitors with their training especially in light of the new Law Society Practice Note on Consumer Protection Regulations. The Consumer Protection Regulations apply to any ‘business to consumer’ commercial practice, which in our field would be solicitor / conveyancer to...

New Homebuyers Report Launched

Groundsure have relaunched their flagship residential property report, Homebuyers, the definitive report covering contaminated land, flood risk and ground stability. This new look report delivers all the key information on the front page showing identified risks within the vicinity of the property.     Homebuyers now features key information including proposed flood defence data to...

Why order a Planning Search?

The importance of ordering a planning search 2015 saw over 1,200,000 residential property transaction completions and 2016 is set to exceed to this The UK has also experienced a sharp increase in asking prices with the average asking price recorded in March 2016 as £303,190, a 7.6% increase on the previous year. This follows the...

Groundsure announces Flood Re statement in conveyancing reports

Today marks the launch of the well anticipated Flood Re – a £2.1bn flood reinsurance scheme between the government and the insurance industry that enables people that live in flood prone areas to insure their properties at an affordable price. The traditional state of play has been that those living in high flood risk areas...