Groundsure Siteguard

Why choose Siteguard?

Groundsure Siteguard provides the definitive opinion for valuers on lending security. It was designed to identify major environmental risks that may affect a property’s valuation and focuses primarily on contaminated land risk.

Who does Siteguard help?

Residential No Commercial Yes
Existing properties Yes Development sites Yes
Nationwide Yes Specific areas No
Buyers Yes Lenders Yes
Vendors Yes Tenants No

How does Siteguard work?

The Groundsure Siteguard report was developed in association with a major UK lender and fully meets the RICS appraisal and valuation standards.

It provides a four tier risk assessment summary with explicit opinions on environmental liability, loan security risks and potential property value impacts.

Siteguard is accepted by all major UK financial institutions and is the report of choice for RBS and Barclays Bank with bespoke further recommendations as standard for all identified high-risk sites.

What does Siteguard reveal?

It reveals:

  • four tier environmental risk assessment
  • opinion on banking security from an environmental risk perspective
  • meets full requirements for the RICS Appraisal and Valuation Standards.


This report is available in one to one days.