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Groundsure Japanese Knotweed
Groundsure Japanese Knotweed

Groundsure Japanese Knotweed

This report will assist commercial property advisers in identifying risks presented by Japanese Knotweed and therefore alert them to further enquiries or assessments that might be appropriate. This will also assist in ensuring that any necessary remediation plans are agreed in advance and are acceptable to any lender helping to prevent mortgage frustration.

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Using the very latest innovative remote sensing tools, this is the only cost-effective desktop research tool in the UK to screen for the potential presence of Japanese knotweed on and adjacent to commercial property sites.

Japanese knotweed is a highly invasive and destructive plant species that can have dramatic impacts on property asset values and suitability as lending security.

RICS have released specialist guidance to assist surveyors in considering Japanese Knotweed in the valuation process. This report is designed for surveyors, developers and commercial conveyancers to highlight the lending risks and potential management costs ahead of purchase decisions.

Key features

Why is this important?

Ordnance survey streetview location map. 

Access to unique data insight and expertise.

Site boundary polygon with 50m radius buffer showing potential extent of root system.

Allows for assessment of potential boundary nuisance impacts.

Unique remote sensing technique returns data.

The only cost effective way to know about potential contamination prior to purchase.

Polygon areas of detected Japanese Knotweed location returns for knotweed stands greater than 5m2.

Understand the risks before more costly site investigation works are undertaken.

Ongoing support from leading treatment experts-a key requirement for many lending decisions.

Any known issues can be dealt with as efficiently as possible.