Buying and developing potentially contaminated sites can be a risky business. Offering guidance from the initial desk study to successful remediation validation, agb Environmental offers three tips for cost effective solutions.
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.
Avoid delay on your development by scheduling ecology surveys when required. For further information please contact our in-house ecology team.
Developers must review the potential for contamination when obtaining prior approval from their Local Planning Authority (LPA) before changing property use from offices to residential, reminds agb Environmental.
The prospect of needing a Phase 1 Contaminated Land Desk Study can seem daunting with such a variety of services on the market. agb Environmental clears some of the smoke surrounding the surveys.
agb Environmental’s top tips for building near trees ensure you remain informed about the possible challenges ahead.