Landmark launches new Envirosearch Prime for high value residential properties
- Envirosearch Prime is the UK's most comprehensive environmental report of its kind
- The search report is for high value residential properties or properties with extensive land
- The report features a polygon search, expert interpretation and additional risk assessment; providing ultimate peace of mind for property buyers
Landmark Information Group has launched its latest environmental report for high value residential properties or homes with extensive land. Based on detailed data and expert interpretation, 'Envirosearch Prime' is the UK's most comprehensive residential environmental report.
The report fulfils the requirements of Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 by ensuring that environmental risks are identified for properties with between 0.5 and 37 acres (15 hectares) of land in addition to those worth in excess of £500,000.
The new report contains unique features including a polygon search, expert interpretation and additional residential risk assessment. The polygon search, as opposed to a point based 25m radius search used in other residential environmental search reports, is ideal for high value properties or those with extensive land. It ensures the search extends to the property or land boundary and beyond, extending up to 500 metres beyond the property boundary.
The report uses the UK's most comprehensive landfill data and features a liability assessment which focuses on contaminated land risks. It also includes a review of environmental data over the entire search area, with the risk assessment explained in plain English by an experienced specialist environmental consultant. Any potential issues relating to all major types of flood are also raised, including surface water and coastal flooding.
Furthermore, Envirosearch Prime also takes into consideration other environmental issues such as storage of chemicals, pollution incidents and a review of the likelihood of asbestos being present in the fabric of the building. It also includes data on the presence of telecoms base stations, overhead transmissions and natural hazards such as radon.
David Mole, Managing Director of Landmark Environmental Due Diligence, said: "We are delighted to be launching Envirosearch Prime to the market. The report is based on the most comprehensive and accurate data available, which is particularly important in relation to landfill sites; a common cause of environmental contamination. Furthermore, thanks to the polygon search of up to 500m beyond the individual property's boundary, this report provides superior information to similar reports available and fills a gap in the market for owners or buyers of high value homes.
Landmark's in-house environmental and property lawyer experts assess risks presented by the latest environmental laws and regulations, thereby minimising conveyancing solicitors' liabilities and protecting the value and saleability of the home. As a result, Envirosearch Prime really does provide buyers of high-end homes with the knowledge and peace of mind that their investment holds no hidden environmental issues or complications."
Envirosearch Prime is available from £100 + VAT
For more information, visit www.landmark.co.uk/envirosearch or telephone +44 (0)844 844 9952.
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About Landmark Information Group
Landmark Information Group, part of the Daily Mail General Trust, has quickly developed into a leading provider of digital mapping services, property, and environmental risk information since the inception of the business in 1995. With one of Europe's largest database of land, property and environmental information, Landmark delivers comprehensive data and reports electronically to professionals in environment, property, conveyancing and government.
The focus on quality data enables Landmark to provide solutions that create peace of mind for our customers when using one of our products.
Working closely with data providers including Ordnance Survey, the Environment Agency, the Coal Authority and the British Geological Survey enables Landmark to offer current and historical environmental risk management information and desktop mapping solutions for the property industry. Since 1995, substantial investment has been made in establishing the Landmark database which is one of the largest geographical information databases in Europe.
Landmark has recently re-structured its business to create an Environmental Due Diligence Division. Combining the company's full suite of environmental risk expertise and carbon/energy compliance services means Landmark is in an even stronger position to deliver an organisation's needs.
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