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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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Trees: Don’t Forget Your Neighbours

When developing a site, where trees make life difficult, you may be able to take them out to fit your layout, but you have little control over trees beyond your boundaries. What do you need to know when it comes to your neighbours’ trees?

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Ecology Surveys

Ecology Surveys: End of Season Special

With September fast approaching, we are rapidly moving through the closing months and weeks of various ecological survey seasons. With that in mind, we’re urging clients to consider accelerating project surveys in order to meet the survey deadlines.

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bat activity survey

What are Bat Activity Surveys?

Even if you don’t have bat roosting potential on your development site, you may still have habitats that support bat commuting and foraging. This will require a bat activity survey.

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