Groundsure have been awarded the licence for Cheshire Brine data from the Cheshire Brine Subsidence Compensation Board. This will take effect from 1st June 2018.
As the new sole provider of Cheshire Brine data, Groundsure have also announced a Cheshire Salt Search report in partnership with the Cheshire Brine Subsidence Compensation Board.
The report is for residential and commercial properties – and will be available to order on tmconvey from 1st June.
You will not need to purchase both a CON29 Coal Mining Report and a Cheshire Salt Search – except for two areas on a small section of the Cheshire and Staffordshire borders where an overlap between coalfields and Cheshire Salt occurs, which you can view here.
You can see the pricing for the new Cheshire Salt Search below:
The Cheshire Salt Search is mandatory for property transactions within the Compensation District – and includes details of whether the property lies within a statutory consultation area, past damage claims, commutation payments and future claims cover.
What about the CON29M and other reports?
As Cheshire Brine data will no longer be licenced to the Coal Authority, any CON29M reports ordered from the Coal Authority will not contain information about Cheshire Brine.
To reflect this, Cheshire Brine search alerts on tmconvey will also switch from CON29M to Cheshire Salt Search (GSCHSALT).
Terrafirma: There will be no noticeable change to Terrafirma’s Coal Extra report. They will simply source their Cheshire Brine data from Groundsure from 1st June 2018 onwards.
PlanVal: Planval have confirmed that they are removing Cheshire Brine from their Coal Mining and Non-Coal mining searches:
> PVMCC – Planval Mining Coal with Opinion (Commercial)
> PVMCR – Planval Mining Coal with Opinion (Residential)
> PVMNCC – Planval Non- Coal Mining with Opinion (Commercial)
> PVMNCR – Planval Non- Coal Mining with Opinion (Residential)
If you have any questions, or have any concerns about how these changes may affect any other reports you order, please get in touch with your Account Manager, or contact Helpdesk on 0844 249 9200.