01638 663 226

Newmarket Office:
Newmarket Business Centre,
341 Exning Road, Newmarket, CB8 0AT

020 30 39 39 44

London Office:
90 Long Acre,
Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9RZ



info@agbenvironmental.co.uk

Policies

Ensuring a safe, efficient and quality orientated approach.

Recognising the importance of approved policies, agb Environmental adheres to a strict high level of service, ensuring compliance to the required governing boards and beyond.

We recognise that the Health and Safety of our employees, contractors and members of the public is critical within the industry sector and work carried out. Ensuring full compliance to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and, where appropriate, Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, we meet the requirements needed for site work and land surveying.

This high standard of workmanship is continued throughout everything we do. We not only set a challenging level of quality for those within the company, but also for our contractors. We have a quality management system in place to ensure that our work meets the highest of standards on all projects.

We are actively seeking accreditation for Quality and the Environment, and third party recognition of our safe working practices.

For further information on the policies and level of certification provided please contact Alex Brearley on 01638 663226.

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Ground Investigation Techniques

Ground Investigation Techniques – Trial Pits

Ground investigation techniques vary depending on the objectives of the investigation, the strata, and logistical factors such as access. To assist with understanding what factors contribute to the decision on which technique to use, we have prepared a briefing note on the use of trial pits.

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Trees, foundations and moving the earth

The NHBC is currently highlighting the need to consider trees and ground conditions when planning and designing the foundations for buildings.

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Government Encourages Building On Smaller Brownfield Sites

In a recent parliamentary statement, the Government has encouraged the redevelopment of Brownfield sites by agreeing that small housing plots on this type of land will no longer be subject to obligation. A potential hazard due to its former industrial and commercial uses, Brownfield sites may be contaminated by low concentrations of waste or pollutions however do have the potential to be reused once cleansed.

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