Radon gas is a naturally occurring and invisible radioactive gas that can form in properties, in particular where there is lower ground housing or where it is left for longer without occupation. In the worst cases, this can become a safety risk.
Finally, it is becoming routine practice that buildings are tested for the presence of radon gas, so that it does not become a problem during the sales process. If testing is required, this should be performed for three months. For more information on tests, please visit Public Health England’s site UKradon unk > Measuring radon.
Where testing is required during the sale of a property, in order not to delay the sale by 3 months, your Legal Adviser can organise a Radon Bond. If upon completion of the Radon Test, the building has a reading of 200 Bq m-3, please contact our office to discuss remediation measures.