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GeoSmart partners with Ashdown for enhanced land quality reports

Ashdown Site Investigation is a geotechnical and environmental consultancy that provides cost effective and practical engineering advice on design, remediation and construction projects. They are now offering our SuDSmart and FloodSmart reports as part of their […]
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Flood and Coast – 28-30 March ’17

Join us at this year’s Flood and Coast in Telford from 28-30 March. Our Innovation Director, Dr Paul Ellis, will be chairing a session on ‘Modelling Local Flood Risk’ as well as speaking on ‘Implementing […]
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STL Group expands portfolio with drainage due diligence searches

STL Group, one of the UK’s largest property search companies, has expanded its commercial reports range to include GeoSmart SuDSmart report range. Earlier last year, GeoSmart released its Sustainable Drainage System (SuDS) suitability map, identifying […]
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tmgroup partners with GeoSmart to offer drainage due diligence

GeoSmart Information continues to expand its growth of drainage reports into the legal market. Earlier this year we published the Sustainable Drainage System (SuDS) suitability map for England & Wales and this data is now […]
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Christmas and New Year opening hours 2016/17

This Christmas and New Year: Shrewsbury office – closed from 24 Dec until 3 Jan 2017. Bristol office – closed from 24 Dec until 3 Jan 2017. Warmest Season’s Greetings and best wishes for 2017 […]
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GeoSmart reveals extent of groundwater flood risk to property

The environmental reports and data specialist explains how groundwater flooding causes more damage to property, but is the least understood. GeoSmart Information has launched an important new guide that shows the threat from groundwater flooding […]
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Autumn Statement – building a country for everyone

Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Statement was focused around house building, infrastructure and closing the productivity gap. The Home Builders Fund pledged just last month has just been effectively doubled in an attempt to unlock economic […]
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Winter offer! Save money on selected EnviroSmart Reports

Save £50 on either our EnviroSmart or EnviroSmart Plus Reports until 16 December 2016. EnviroSmart     (Phase 1 Desk Study)    Was £445    Now £395* EnviroSmart Plus     (Phase 1 Desk Study with Walkover)    Was £795   […]
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1 million plus homes can be delivered on brownfield land

New research published by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), incorporating data from the brownfield register, has claimed that sites across England can provide at least 1.1 million new homes. CPRE studied the findings […]
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Understanding and working better with authorities on SuDS planning conditions

It was standing room only at the Urban Innovation Centre in Clerkenwell, London for our latest seminar on Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS). Architects, lawyers, engineers and consultants came together to understand more about the SuDS […]
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Unlocking the land – brownfield land fund

Earlier this year, the Government announced, along with a package of other measures, a £1.2 billion Starter Home Land Fund to prepare more brownfield land for starter homes. The aim is to ensure local authorities […]
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Sustainable Drainage Scheme conditions – what they look like and how to approach them – Part 2

In the first part of our 2 part series on SuDS planning conditions we looked at three typical examples of how planning authorities require statements on feasibility for SuDS to be included on a development […]
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Sustainable Drainage Scheme conditions – what they look like and how to approach them – Part 1

When submitting planning applications, a council will often impose a condition to be met in order for the development to go ahead. The need to assess the inclusion of a sustainable drainage scheme (SuDS) is […]
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National Flood Review – Short term solutions that miss wider flood risk

The latest Defra Review on the UK’s flood defences has underlined that more than a short term fix is required with flood management for people and property – yet this is what it is proposing […]
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Options for SuDS – Managing the Flow

Different ground conditions reveal different underlying geology and site history, including past quarrying or made ground. When considering a site for potential development, often very local and variable conditions mean that surface water must be […]
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Meet the team – Lisa

Lisa Davies is our Operations Manager and has been with GeoSmart since the very beginning! What’s your background and experience before joining GeoSmart? I previously worked for our sister company ESI, as an environmental consultant […]
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