Moving Searches Forward
Now including enhanced Transportation data, Avista is the most comprehensive environmental search report available with seven key searches. Alongside an intuitive design and plain English explanations, the results are intelligently filtered to clarify risks and next steps quickly and clearly.
The unique and powerful Groundsure IQ engine analyses over 106 million data points to produce every Avista report. These include data on Contaminated Land, all four major flood risks, ground stability, radon, current and planned energy features and transportation, and 10 years of planning data*.
By filtering these environmental datasets, using Land Registry polygons, only relevant results are returned. Plus we’ve worked hard to ensure that no-one is overwhelmed by confusing jargon and intuitive design makes it easy to locate vital information and next steps.
The improved Homebuyers report
More in-depth data, intelligentally filtered with a clearer design, layout and navigation meaning less pages – getting you to the information you need – with clear next steps and recommendations. The new look report has been given the Avista treatment in terms of design, navigation, layout and has some data enhancements that will keep your transaction moving faster – improving conveyancing workflow.
Improvements include: flood risk assessment now includes new Ambiental data in addition to all other flooding sources; an improved format, up to 70% fewer pages and only the information you need, reducing printing and postage costs.
Homebuyers reviews flood, contaminated land, ground stability and screens other environmental risks such as energy, transportation and planning* to provide comprehensive environmental checks for a residential property.
Find out more about our Homebuyers report here.
GeoRisk and GeoRisk + reports
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 categories: stone, metalliferous, evaporites, hydrocarbons and coal, all of which are covered in our GeoRisk and GeoRisk + products.
GeoRisk is now the standard to provide protection and assurance to your clients' transactions. A full mining solution for the conveyancing process - the only desktop mining report you will ever need.
GeoRisk is not just data – the report’s value rests on advanced data analysis delivering expert insight, interpretation and an extensive understanding of natural and man-made ground risks to property. It is the first to market mining and stability report to include BGS landslide data and Coastal Erosion data.
GeoRisk + includes everything in the GeoRisk report plus a fully comprehensive Groundsure CON29M Official Coal Mining Search Report (including a mine entry interpretive assessment) and a Cheshire Salt Search where required.
Download a GeoRisk sample report here.
Download a GeoRisk + sample report here.
Groundsure CON29M report
The Groundsure CON29M Official Coal Mining Search is an official CON29M coal mining report for residential or commercial properties, brought to you by Groundsure and Mining Searches UK licensed by the Law Society using official Coal Authority data. You no longer need to buy the Mine Entry Report as a separate report. A mine entry interpretive assessment is now included in the CON29M report, where required, as standard for no extra charge
The report answers all of the official 11 questions for residential transactions and 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 Residential CON29M report product card here.
Download a Commercial CON29M report product card here.
Energy and Transportation report
Groundsure’s Energy and Transportation is a new report providing – a comprehensive search of existing or planned energy and transport infrastructure covering either residential or commercial property transactions. Intelligently filtered and giving key next steps, this report identifies major transport projects (HS2, Crossrail 1 and 2), railways (including underground) and energy generation or extraction sites (including fracking).
This report distills the content and value from our earlier suite of energy and transport related products; Groundsure Energy, HS2 and Energy, HS2 and Crossrail and Groundsure Underground; into the only infrastructure report you need. Suitable for both residential and commercial property.
The all in one infrastructure report. Download a product card here.
The Enviro All-in-One is the UK’s FIRST and ONLY combined environmental and CON29M mining search brought to you by the Coal Authority and Groundsure.
The enhanced Enviro All-in-One is a fully integrated residential environmental risk report. It is the only available report to combine the official CON29M coal mining search with flood, contaminated land, ground stability and radon searches. It also screens other environmental risks such as energy installations, transportation and planning applications.
Developed by Groundsure
Groundsure is the leading provider of environmental search reports in the UK. Our dedicated and specialist team are committed to producing information that informs better property decisions. At Groundsure, over 30 environmental professionals are focused on using our knowledge in new, innovative and accurate ways. The team is dedicated to our customers and making Groundsure data accessible, valuable and helpful.
Redesigned and improved
Click the links below to take a look at how our other reports have been improved to keep your transactions moving faster:
*Planning is searched to the following distances:
Mega urban areas – 250m for large projects, 50m for small projects and house extensions
Urban areas – 500m for large projects, 125m for small projects and 50m for house extensions
Rural areas – 750m for large projects, 500m for small projects and 125m for house extensions
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