Regulator and Landfill Operator told to Improve in Key Judgement

Campaigners, Stop the Stink, have won their High Court case against the Environment Agency (EA) and Walley Quarry Ltd in Silverdale near Newcastle-under-Lyme, proving it to be a source of noxious gases including hydrogen sulphide (H2S) that has directly harmed the local community.  The Judge, Mr Justice Fordham ruled that the gases had the potential...

Groundsure Thames Cruise 2021 – It’s good to be back!

On Thursday 9th September, we celebrated our 20th anniversary with customers and friends on our annual Thames Cruise. It was lovely catching up with everyone after such a long time! Thank you everyone for joining us, for all the laughs and a brilliant event! And thank you to the Conveyancing Association for their support. Here...

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...

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, 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 attitude towards...

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....