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Groundsure is a UK authority on environmental risks including land contamination, flooding and ground stability. It provides high value, property-specific opinions, and analysis of land use based on leading datasets.

Groundsure began trading in 2001 in response to the growing need and evolving criteria for detailed environmental search reports and information to support residential and commercial property transactions in the UK. It now supports a range of individuals and businesses make fully informed property transaction decisions including solicitors and homebuyers, as well as providing land use and environmental data to architects, surveyors and environmental consultants.

How they can help you

Groundsure delivers the most up-to-date environmental data through partnerships with leading data, mapping and technology providers, as well as expert insight and opinion through IEMA-qualified environmental consultants. With more than 100 different products to fulfil any business requirements, it is relied upon by a range of professionals, property and development industries including architects, surveyors, developers, engineers and many more.

Using products that incorporate extensive geospatial datasets using a range of algorithms and expert interpretation, its solutions address headline property risks, providing clear answers with a high degree of certainty and assurance.

As well as essential geospatial information in an easy-to-use format, the reports are enhanced by data including historical land uses; landfill and waste sites; permits, licenses and other regulator records of potentially contaminative activity; geology; hydrogeology; hydrology; flooding; natural environmental hazards and areas of environmental sensitivity; all collected and curated from national, regional and local data providers.

Groundsure helps a range of individuals and businesses make fully informed property transaction decisions including: architects, conveyancers, solicitors and property lawyers, developers, environmental consultants, homebuyers, lenders and surveyors.


"Groundsure has been our number one provider for environmental searches for over 15 years. And it’s been an easy choice through their continued dedication to providing the best possible products in a timely manner."
Ian Benger, Assured Searches
"I have had the chance to look through the Groundsure Insight and have to say I am very impressed. Looks the part, provides all the information you need as well as a competitive price."
Nicholas Biagetti, ENVO EHS Consulting