GroundsureGroundsure is a market leading specialist, transforming environmental data into location intelligence for the land and property markets. Groundsure’s products facilitate smart property decisions and enhanced data insights across the land and property markets utilising the latest award-winning digital technologies available. We pride ourselves on the quality and accuracy of our reports, always supported by the best possible customer service. We provide high value, property-specific opinions, and analysis of land use based on the leading datasets that we collect and curate.

Groundsure is part of Ascential, an international business-to-business media company informing and connecting business professionals in more than 150 countries through market-leading information services and events.

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The smartest land and property decisions rest on location intelligence from Groundsure.

A UK authority on environmental risks including land contamination, flooding and ground stability. We help a range of individuals and businesses make fully informed property transaction decisions including:

  • Conveyancers
  • Solicitors
  • Residential property buyers
  • Commercial property organisations
  • Environmental Consultants
  • Surveyors
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Developers
  • Lenders

To ensure we deliver the most up to date environmental data we have partnered with leading data, mapping and technology providers including the Environment Agency, Ordnance Survey, the British Geological Survey, The Coal Authority and JBA.

What is Location Intelligence?

It’s not just the sum total of our complete product/service offer, from environmental search, data, mapping and reports. It’s also the more intangible (but equally valuable) aspects of our customer offer – the opinions, insights, shared expertise, and guidance that demonstrate our thought leadership brought to you by over 30 in-house environmental professionals.

The depth of our industry knowledge is unparalleled with our reports covering wide range of issues, including:

  • Contaminated Land
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Flood Risk
  • Ground Stability
  • Mining
  • Planning
  • Radon
  • Subsidence
  • Transportation
  • UXO

Delivering industry best practice:

We believe in following solid and honest business principles and industry best practice. We are committed to delivering market-leading products and customer excellence. We deliver this by following stringent operational processes for every aspect of our business, whether that’s our Data Governance Council or our Senior Management Boards through to delivering Customer Excellence every day. We believe that being independently reviewed helps us to ensure we meet and exceed best practice guidelines and adhere to compliance regulations.

We are registered with the Property Codes Compliance Board (PCCB) as a subscriber to the Search Code. The PCCB acts as an independent auditor to ensure compliance with the code.

We are delighted to have once again been awarded the Legal Eye quality standard for the second year running; this assessment reviews business practice that goes over and above traditional quality standards.


We continually support, and learn from, our own community of approved Groundsure property-search resellers. This way we can guarantee their sales and customer-service teams know every aspect of our products and services. And we can know these offerings are 100% fit for their client’s needs, providing more empowering data and opinion, and enabling exceptional due diligence.

Groundsure is proud to be the sole provider of the Cheshire Salt Search report in partnership with the Cheshire Brine Subsidence Compensation Board.

Groundsure also works closely with the Coal Authority in producing the Enviro All-in-One and the Coal Authority Consultants Coal Mining report.

Spotlight on our leading products: how Groundsure is #movingsearchesforward

Avista: The most comprehensive environmental search report available at leading search providers. Avista offers seven key environmental searches including planning, intelligently filtered to produce the most comprehensive risk report on the market. Avista’s plain English explanation and accessible design make it quicker and easier to review. Avista works smarter to keep your transaction moving.

  • Based on Land Registry polygon data for the highest level of accuracy
  • Unique Avista Action Alert to help prioritise follow-up work
  • Transparent information and plain English explanations make any risks clear
  • The majority of Avista reports have fewer than 20 pages, saving everyone time

Homebuyers Plus: Groundsure’s Homebuyers Plus report is a new residential environmental risk report, an enhanced version of the existing Homebuyers report which will keep your transaction moving faster. This report is based on Land Registry polygons (the original Homebuyers is point based), and has several new features, vastly improved layout, design and clearer navigation – all improving conveyancer workflow.

Enviro All-in-One: The improved residential search report from 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.

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