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Groundsure Homescreen

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Groundsure is a leading UK authority on environmental risks, including land contamination, flooding and ground stability. Its reports deliver the most up-to-date data through partnerships with leading data, mapping and technology providers such as the Environment Agency, Ordnance Survey, the British Geological Survey and JBA.

The Homescreen report used Groundsure’s unique historical land use database that enables solicitors to comply with the requirements of the Law Society practice Note on Contaminated Land and considers the risk of the property being designated under Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, together with other key natural and man-made hazards.

This fully interpreted, risk-rated screening report also uses Land Registry polygons, with enhanced energy, transportation and planning application and restrictions screenings.

Key Features

Why this matters

Combined environmental and flood risk assessment.

Potential risks clearly identified to give the homebuyer the right information to proceed.

Includes ground stability information.

Delivers crucial detail on subsidence risks.

Identifies where flood risk insurance may be required and lending security an issue.

Arms buyer with essential information for insurance and mortgage lenders.

Analyses JBA surface water, fluvial and coastal flooding datasets.

Clients receive the most up-to-date information on potential flood risk.

Transportation summary, including HS2, Crossrail1 and railways.

Identifies where a property could be affected by major transport infrastructure projects.

48-hour turnaround on reports.

Quick response allows purchase transaction to proceed quickly.

£10 million PI insurance on any one claim.

All professional parties involved in the property transaction are covered by the indemnity insurance.

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