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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 the likelihood of infiltration SuDS […]
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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 available in the SuDSmart Report […]
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17th Bristol Planning Law and Policy Conference – 10 Nov ’16

We’re excited to be sponsoring and exhibiting at the 17th Bristol Planning Law and Policy Conference taking place on Thursday 10 November 2016, at The Passenger Shed at Brunel’s Old Station. This year’s theme is Housing delivery: Changing times or […]
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High Court supports Council sustainable drainage conditions on planning permission

The Court of Appeal has recently dismissed an application for judicial review of a local planning authority’s decision to approve a drainage scheme. The Council required the developer to meet “sustainable drainage principles” and imposed a set of conditions to […]
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Sustainable Drainage – A Tightening Regime Requiring Duty of Care

The Flood and Water Management Act of 2010 sought to enshrine Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) and national standards for drainage across both new and existing property. This was replaced by the National Planning Policy Framework in 2012, which has now […]
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Understand new Guidance to protect your clients, warns leading drainage Barrister

Commercial lawyers gathered in the newly refurbished Salters’ Hall in Central London on 9th June to find about Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), their priority within the latest drainage guidance and the implications for their clients’ redevelopment sites. Chaired by Stuart […]
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GeoSmart launches SuDSmart Due Diligence Reports for Lawyers on Sustainable Drainage

GeoSmart Information supports lawyers’ Duty of Care with a unique report to alert land owners and developers to new drainage requirements. GeoSmart has today launched a new pre-application screening report to guide commercial property lawyers on the appropriateness and therefore […]
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Breakfast Briefing – Essential New Drainage Guidance For Lawyers

New guidance has been released for lawyers on drainage requirements for new build developments. Recognising the significance of the Guidance, GeoSmart Information is hosting a breakfast seminar for property and planning lawyers at Salters Hall, Central London, on Thursday 9th […]
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New Drainage Guidance for Lawyers Published

Highly respected Drainage Law Barrister highlights important Duty of Care requirements for property and planning lawyers with new drainage guidance. New guidance is released today for lawyers on drainage requirements for new build developments. Local Authorities are implementing stricter planning […]
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GeoSmart joins CoPSO as an executive member

We are delighted to have joined The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) as an Executive Member. CoPSO is the major trade association for the property search industry. Members provide a broad range of property search reports including local council […]
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