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Buying a house built on a Landfill
Finding information about this is like pulling teeth!
So the environmental search came back saying my house is built directly over a landfill for household waste. There's an indemnity policy from the previous seller. But trying to find literally anything other than what that sentence has provided is painful.
I wonder if anyone has any advice? I e-mailed the environmental agency, but I'm trying to establish when the house was built, I would guess around 1990. Surely in this modern world we have this knowledge?
I spent an hour googling to see if I could find historic maps but the most recent I can find is 1970 which doesn't have the road/development on it. It doesn't have landfill labelled on it either, just a blank area of land.
I would have thought there would be a way to view historical maps for each year, or find when the house was built and search for the original planning details, but I can't find out a single crumb of information other than 'landfill, household'.
Can anyone give me any advice?
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