Jurassic coast retreat

The Jurassic coastline of Dorset was yesterday reaching the national headlines this time, it was not due to a rare find of ancient fossils but due to a substantial landslide and rockfall. Incredible images of the extent of the landslip and rockfall can be seen in this BBC news piece1. Two sections of the cliffs...

Covehithe – The village lost to sea

Covehithe is a small village in East Suffolk, located on the North Sea coast between the more well known towns of Lowestoft and Southwold. I had never heard of Covehithe until today when I was sent a YouTube video showing the damaging effects coastal erosion is having on this quaint village. Everyone says a picture...

Coastal retreat at Birling Gap

Coastal erosion is a hot topic at the moment, but it is nothing new. Groundsure have been thinking about coastal erosion for a long time; back in 2015 our Head of Product Development, Dominic Tubb, wrote an interesting piece on coastal retreat at Birling Gap utilising our high resolution historical mapping. Fast forward to today,...

The importance of accurate coastal erosion data

Groundsure GeoRisk reports utilise and visualise the latest National Coastal Erosion Risk Mapping (NCERM) from the Environment Agency and National Resources Wales to show exactly which areas will be at risk in both the scenario where local coastal defences are funded and maintained and additionally if defences were not present, or unfunded and abandoned (a...

Groundsure launches GeoRisk and GeoRisk +

Mining and stability covered in every transaction – why take the risk? Groundsure is delighted to announce the launch (on Monday 7th September) of a new suite of ground stability and mining reports:    and    Created with Mining Searches UK (MSUK) – which Groundsure acquired in January this year – GeoRisk was developed following...