Mining and stability covered in every transaction. Why take the risk? Historic mining and ground stability affects properties across the country – your clients’ transactions need protecting. Did you know that over 60 minerals have been mined, quarried and extracted at some point in the UK and affect all regions? These fall into five broad...
Commercial - New Groundsure Reports
Expert geo-risk analysis and transaction-led advisory.
The Groundsure Review is not just data – the report’s value rests on unrivalled data analysis delivering expert insight and understanding. Each report is written and reviewed by our in-house team of environmental specialists who can be contacted in the event of a query.
Review has been redesigned and enhanced with new features, improved layout and design for clearer navigation – streamlining workflow. It provides a detailed manual assessment of contaminated land risk, alongside a comprehensive review of flood, radon, energy, transportation, ground stability and planning constraints. Its new user friendly layout now includes full energy and transportation sections with planning applications available as an optional extra at no extra cost.
Groundsure Screening has been redesigned and enhanced with new features, improved layout and design for clearer navigation – streamlining Property Lawyer workflow.
Screening covers contaminated land, flood, ground stability, radon and energy risks. Its new user friendly layout now includes full flood and energy sections. Only relevant results are returned, making for concise and easy to follow results and recommendations.
New: The Groundsure CON29M report
The Groundsure CON29M Official Coal Mining Search is an official CON29M coal mining report for commercial properties, brought to you by Groundsure and Mining Searches UK licensed by the Law Society using official Coal Authority Data.
The report answers all of the official 14 questions for commercial transactions as requested in the Law Society CON29M Guidance Notes (2018) and has additional information should the property fall within the Cheshire Brine Compensation district. The report includes official licensed Coal Authority data, and offers protection and security via a comprehensive £100k Coal Search Report Insurance Policy.
Download a CON29M Commercial product card here.
Groundsure is one of the preferred supplier to the UK commercial property secured lending market. These reports have been developed in conjunction with leading UK banks and meet lending security compliance, and addresses your obligations under The Law Society’s Practice Notes on contaminated land and flooding.
Groundsure Review offers pragmatic and commercially focused expert insight, deal orientated recommendations and guidance on next steps for high value property transactions, complex industrial sites and redevelopments.
Latest Case Studies
In April 2019 Groundsure were tasked with assisting Savills PLC and a land regeneration client of theirs with the sale of 16 Lots of restored land. Within the sales brochure for each Lot the Client wanted a simple environmental search from a respected provider that clearly detailed any issues (or lack thereof) that a buyer...
This case study provides an interesting example highlighting how timely and pragmatic Groundsure advice can help our customers achieve a substantially better outcome. Despite physical risks at the property being identified, it was not considered that these necessitated immediate or prioritised action. However, the perception of risk between the vendor and purchaser created a situation...
A customer purchased a Groundsure Review report for a property which highlighted a former quarry on site with a cotton mill adjacent to the property. A historical landfill was also identified on site, extending beyond it to the east. This was noted to have accepted inert and household waste, with a last input registered in...