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David Kempster Joins Groundsure as Marketing Director

Highly experienced marketer added to the executive team of the leading environmental and mapping data business Groundsure is pleased to announce that David Kempster has been appointed as Marketing Director. Joining the Executive Team, he will be responsible for developing and executing the strategy for the brand, communications and engagement with our Searches and Insights...

Customer Celebration – Always putting the customer first

This month we are proud to feature in Modern Law Magazine’s Customer Celebration edition. Take a look at our article and find out how we pride ourselves on offering excellent customer service and always putting our customers first in everything that we do. You can download the article here.  

An Interns Experience Working at Groundsure

This year at Groundsure we have worked closely with Reading University to help give Alex Harman. Alex is an Environmental Science undergraduate, the opportunity to gain some crucial work experience within the mining and environmental searches industry. We have really enjoyed working alongside Alex and found his fresh insights, keen determination, knowledge and calm, measured...

Prestwich sinkhole under investigation

A busy junction in Prestwich, Greater Manchester will remain shut for at least two days whilst an investigation and subsequent remedial works are undertaken following yet another sinkhole1 in the town. It is possible the cause is attributed to the areas underlying geology. The district is built on a mixture of sand, gravel, silt and...

Recent sinkhole in Norwich: what could be the cause?

In recent years, the term sinkhole is one that has become ever more common in our media headlines. Defined by the Cambridge Dictionary as “a large hole that suddenly appears in the ground when the surface of the ground is no longer supported”1. They are a menacing phenomenon that continue to cause disruption and damage...

Groundsure Avista – the best just got even better

Groundsure Avista has already changed the face of conveyancing searches, offering a premium, all-in-one experience and delivering a quality of content and design never before seen. It has become the de facto standard of a premium conveyancing search. Product evolution is a given with Groundsure and we are never resting on our laurels… but even...

Why is the Water Framework Directive important?

The UK’s health, economy and environment rely on clean water. Cleaner rivers, lakes and groundwater should therefore be one of our priorities, however it is not. In fact, our waterways are becoming more polluted every year. In 2020, a Defra report found that every single river and lake in England was polluted beyond legal limits....

So… you think that mining risk is only a rural thing?

It is easy to assume that, if your client’s property is in an urban area, your due diligence on the transaction would not need to involve purchasing a mining report… But our vast collection of historical mining data tells a very different story. We have previously written various pieces on urban mining1,2,3,4 but as a reminder...

Are you ready for a revolution?

If the answer to these below questions is yes, then you will want to read on. Do you want to: Never have to consider which search report is most suitable again? Never have to ask your client for more money for even more recommended searches? Never want to worry about negligence if the correct search...