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GeoSmart adds Ambiental data to enhance its Flood Risk Assessments

Unique combination raises the bar on flood risk assessment, providing unparalleled peace of mind for property professionals. We have teamed up with flood risk experts, Ambiental to add the latest iteration of their ultra high […]
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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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EFRA committee review: time to act on SuDS

We were delighted to contribute to the consultation published in a recent report (26 April 2017) by the EFRA Committee inquiry into how effectively the Government has implemented the Flood and Water Management Act 2010. […]
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Using Open Data from the Environment Agency

Our GWFlood groundwater flood forecast service combines modelling with open data from the Environment Agency. In a recent blog for Defra Digital, our Chairman Mark Fermor explained: what our groundwater flood forecast service is; how […]
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The hidden risk with basement conversions

Recent research from Direct Line Insurance has found that 75% of all applications for basement conversions in the UK are for properties in the capital. While this may not be a surprise due to land […]
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CIWEM report – case for stronger SuDS legislation

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) have published new research urging the government to ensure that new housing developments include sustainable drainage systems (SuDS), as […]
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Homes built on flood plains – needs must be balanced by risk

The UK’s population is set to grow by around another 10million people over the next 25 years, with the South and East of the country seeing most demand. In a region of extensive river and […]
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Starter Homes Initiative – £7billion to build on brownfield land

The government has announced a clear New Year’s resolution to unlock £7billion to expand its government’s affordable housing programme. Housing providers can now apply for a share of the fund, which was allocated an additional […]
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Groundwater flooding and infrastructure – up to a 1/4 of critical sites at risk

Last week, we revealed the hidden cost of groundwater to the English economy in terms of damage to property – some £530million a year. Groundwater flooding impacts an estimated 424,000 properties, many of them who […]
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Meet the team – Mike

Mike Piotrowski joined GeoSmart Information in January 2016 as a Report Manager, responsible for FloodSmart and SuDSmart reports. What’s your background and experience before joining GeoSmart? I previously worked for an Environmental Consultancy Group in […]
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