Groundsure Agricultural Report - Relaunch 12th August 2019

Groundsure Agricultural Report

Groundsure are pleased to announce that from Monday 12th August 2019 they are relaunching the Groundsure Agricultural Report. Following an extensive research programme with Property Lawyers and PSLs from leading law firms across the UK, Groundsure’s Agricultural Search has been redeveloped with new data, features, improved layout and a new design. The outcome – a streamlined workflow getting the information that your clients need faster via a much more user-friendly design and navigation.

This report includes:
 Law Society compliant contaminated land assessment, including confirmation of any high risk features by our experts
• *NEW* Full flood risk assessment covering river, coastal, surface water and groundwater compliant with Law Society guidance
 Manual review of high detail historical Ordnance Survey mapping
• In-depth contaminated land database dating back to 1840s including 27,000+ land use classifications
• *NEW* Energy includes current and proposed oil and gas exploration areas and wells, wind farms, solar farms, power stations and large energy infrastructure
• *NEW* Transportation includes Crossrail 1 and 2, HS2, active railways, underground and DLR
• *NEW* Planning constraints inform about environmental and cultural designations in the area that could impact on planning proposals
• *NEW* Planning applications will inform on small and large developments on or near the farm
 Ground stability covers natural and non-natural subsidence potential including coal mining screening
 Property specific radon assessment
• *NEW* Crop map of England (provides a detailed description of the specific agricultural uses at a farm)
• *NEW* Enhanced guidance on Section B8 of the Law Society Conveyancing Handbook (25th ed.)
             Environmental stewardship schemes
             Agricultural land classification
             Timber felling licenses
             Open access land
             Waste exemptions
            Current and historical rights of way assessment
            Abstraction licences
             Discharge consents
            Environmental designations