The importance of identifying ground stability risks for your clients hit home again with the appearance of a large sinkhole in Ripon, North Yorkshire.
The sink hole, affecting two back gardens, is approximately 30ft deep.
Using RiskView Residential environmental report to retrospectively assess the area in question, it has been identified that the Ripon properties are located in an area at high risk of natural ground instability. This is identified by the report highlighting the presence of numerous sink holes previously located in the area.
The RiskView report advises lawyers and conveyancers on Contaminated Land, Flood, Energy & Infrastructure and Ground Stability all in a single, easy-to-read report. Where issues are identified, you get expert guidance on next steps from our environmental consultants.
The report summary covers your due diligence and the full findings are available using the online viewer.
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