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Contaminated land assessments

Contaminated land assessments

 

Contaminated land assessments

 

agb Environmental specialises in environmental management advice and can undertake contaminated land assessments for clients.

Contaminated land assessments are required to meet the needs of local authorities before a planning application can be successful. These contaminated land assessments are handled by our expert team of specialists, who have a wide range of experience communicating with Local Authorities, regulatory bodies, he NHBC, and the Environment Agency.

The agb team can apply a variety of contaminated land assessments to suit the site needs. With specialists employed in remediation, site investigations, desk studies and validation. agb Environmental can provide comprehensive reports for all parties.

With a team of in-house specialists, agb Environmental carries out all aspects of contaminated land assessments ensuring your project meets regulator expectations. Catering for a range of contaminated land site investigations using exsitu and insitu techniques including cable percussive borehole drilling, standard penetrometer tests, cone penetrometer, dynamic probing and soakaway tests, agb take a thorough approach to contaminated land assessments, with optimum analysis and minimum interruption. Our certified contaminated soil laboratories provide comprehensive analysis to support our contaminated land assessments.

Also providing geotechnical assessments such as existing foundation inspection, bearing capacity and laboratory analysis that is certified for the contaminated land assessments, plus geotechnical interpretation.

Highly experienced in contaminated land assessments, with past clients including architects, building surveyors, civil and structural engineers, building surveyors, planning consultants, developers and the public sector. We have also carried out contaminated land assessments for projects in petrol stations, landfills, gas works and schools.

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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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Dynamic Sampling

Ground Investigation Techniques – Dynamic Sampling

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 dynamic sampling techniques.

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contaminated land

Contaminated Land: The Phase 1 Desk Study

The contaminated land assessment process enables the developer to demonstrate that the site is safe and suitable for the proposed use. This is achieved through the planning system, at application stage, and through relevant planning conditions.

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Waste soil: Improper classification can be a costly mistake

Waste soil disposal from a development can be costly, but a lack of classification at the pre-development stage can significantly increase this cost through time delays and claims from contractors.

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Christmas Opening Hours

The team at agb Environmental wishes you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Just a reminder the Newmarket and London offices will have limited staffing between Thursday 22nd December 2016 and Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

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Defra’s Category 4 Screening Levels Assessment Faces Challenges

Defra has released its provisional C4SLs for the assessment of land affected by contamination, but the new screening levels face some challenges when it comes to assessing land under the Town & Country Planning Act.

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