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Groundsure Screening

The ideal report for lower value less complex commercial property transactions and multisite portfolios. Includes ClimateIndex™ - Supports compliance with 2 Law Society practice notes, Law Society Conveyancing handbook guidance for ground stability and the Law Society Guidance on Climate Risks including duty of care and duty to warn.

Key Datasets
  • Property specific, weighted sum model for reporting periods. Provides an effective, balanced forward climate risk scenario for flood, subsidence & coastal erosion risks

  • Projects changes in physical risks from flooding, natural ground instability and coastal erosion

  • Clear, concise index ratings and guidance enabling rapid identification of any risk to support client care

  • Time periods assessed in alignment with Prudential Regulatory Authority and Bank of England

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Key Features
  • Satisfies Law Society Practice Notes on Contaminated Land and Flood Risk

  • ClimateIndex™ – Forward climate scenario modelling for potential flood, subsidence & coastal erosion impacts. Also includes transition risk analysis with Energy Performance (EPC) ratings for each building within the boundary, unique comparable property insight and tailored guidance on MEES improvement measures.

  • Detailed Radon potential data

  • Contaminated land assessment utilising the most comprehensive data available including Groundsure’s National Brownfield Risk Model (NBRM), environmental permits, active and historic landfill and waste sites and current industrial sites

  • Flood risk assessment covering river, coastal, surface water and groundwater

  • Coal mining screening

  • Natural and non-natural ground stability screening including natural ground subsidence, cavities and non-coal mining

Key Benefits
  • Maintains your compliance through satisfying two Law Society Practice Notes, plus the Climate Risk Guidance

  • Reviewed Groundsure in-house environmental consultants, so you can talk to an expert about your client’s individual situation

  • Improved accuracy - using Land Registry Title polygons so it captures all features within the specific property and boundary

  • Site boundary on MasterMap - enables clear identification of boundary for title

  • Concise, easy to navigate - saving you time and effort to identify any issues for your client

  • Client MEES advisory - Transition risk analysis and guidance on commercial EPCs and improvement measures helps you advise your client on their MEES and Green Lease strategies with their tenants.


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