Coal Mining Search

Coal Mining Search

Why choose Mining Searches UK Coal Mining Search?

A mining search is a desktop risk assessment, typically for conveyance purposes.

It provides an interpretive assessment, based upon records held by Mining Searches UK, as to the considered mining risk from historical mining activity. In addition, information is provided as to whether current or potential future mining will take place which may affect the stability of the property.

Who does Mining Searches UK Coal Mining Search help?

Mining Searches UK Coal Mining Search is suitable for the following:

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Existing properties
  • Development sites
  • Nationwide
  • Specific areas
  • Buyers
  • Lenders
  • Vendors
  • Tenants

How does Mining Searches UK Coal Mining Search work?

The reports are compiled using Mining Searches UK in-house mining archive database collection accumulated over 40 years. It includes various geological, Ordnance Survey, mining plans, charts and Mining Searches UK’s own on-site archive as well as any previous site investigation information carried out by ourselves.

The risk assessments are interpreted by Mining Searches UK’s team of experienced specialists.

Clear and concise information is provided and is backed by £10 million professional indemnity insurance.

The report will include a written section accompanied by a plan extract confirming the property location and showing any relevant mining features.

What does Mining Searches UK Coal Mining Search reveal?

Mining Searches UK’s licensed and approved residential and commercial coal searches use official licensed Coal Authority data. Information is compiled using the official Coal Authority data supplemented with information from Mining Searches UK own archive of information. Where data is enhanced using our own archive information this is clearly stated.

If mine workings are identified, recommendations to mitigate the risk are provided.


This report is available in two to three days.