LAND REMEDIATION CASE STUDIES

SITE HISTORY: Timber treatment yard
LOCATION: Middlesex
PRIMARY CONTAMINANTS: Creosote
DESCRIPTION OF WORKS:
Rerouting and decontamination of a riverbed.
Construction of new riverbed
Installation of a permanent funnel and gate groundwater treatment system.
On-site Bioremediation of 2000m3 of impacted soils.
Mobile water treatment plant for dewatering excavations
Long term environmental monitoring of the site

SITE HISTORY: Scrap Yard and Landfill site
LOCATION: Warwickshire
PRIMARY CONTAMINANTS: Japanese Knotweed, Hydrocarbons, Heavy Metals and Asbestos
DESCRIPTION OF WORKS:
Excavation and disposal to licensed facilities of 27,000m3 of impacted soils.
Excavation, over-drumming and disposal of 30 buried chemical drums.
Backfill with locally sourced clean and suitable materials
Installation of an impermeable underground cut-off wall
Mobile water treatment plant for dewatering excavations
Construction of habitat area and cycleway

SITE HISTORY: Plastic packaging factory
LOCATION: Dorset
PRIMARY CONTAMINANTS: Solvents and Asbestos
DESCRIPTION OF WORKS:
Demolition of 6 existing factory buildings
Construction of sheet pile walls around the perimeter of the site to prevent subsidence at adjacent properties.
Excavation of 26,000m3 of soils. On site screening procedures led to the disposal of 10,000m3 of material at licensed facilities.
Mobile water treatment plant for dewatering excavations

SITE HISTORY: Paint factory / Landfill
LOCATION: East London
PRIMARY CONTAMINANTS: Solvents
DESCRIPTION OF WORKS:
excavation and disposal of 4000m3 of contaminated soil
24 hour mobile water treatment plant for dewatering excavations

SITE HISTORY: Foundry / Landfill
LOCATION: Kent
PRIMARY CONTAMINANTS: Cyanide and Hydrocarbons
DESCRIPTION OF WORKS
Excavation and disposal of 1000m3 of hydrocarbon contaminated soils
Excavation and disposal of 500m3 of cyanide contaminated soils
Encapsulation of landfill and construction of venting system
Mobile water treatment plant for dewatering excavations

SITE HISTORY: Gas Works
LOCATION: Cambridgeshire
PRIMARY CONTAMINANTS: Hydrocarbons and Cyanide
DESCRIPTION OF WORKS
Complete remediation of entire site
Mobile water treatment plant for dewatering excavations and underground structures

SITE HISTORY: Clothing Factory
LOCATION: Central Scotland
PRIMARY CONTAMINANT: Diesel fuel
DESCRIPTION OF WORKS:
Excavation and disposal of 500m3 of impacted materials.
Reinstatement of the affected area.
Mobile water treatment plant for dewatering excavations

SITE HISTORY: Used Oil Processing Plant
LOCATION: East Sussex
PRIMARY CONTAMINANT: Acid Tar
DESCRIPTION OF WORKS
Excavation and offsite disposal of 1000m3 of special waste

SITE HISTORY: Mill and Plant Storage Yard
LOCATION: County Down
PRIMARY CONTAMINANT: Diesel fuel and engine oils
DESCRIPTION OF WORKS:
Excavation and Bioremediation of 2000m3 of impacted soils
Addition of nutrients, compost and bacterial cultures to soil to accelerate bioremediation
Mobile water treatment plant for dewatering excavations and treating leachate

Amongst others, we have successfully completed projects for the following clients:

Cleaning contaminated Soil
Tidy job

Alfred McAlpine Construction Ltd
Alfred McAlpine Services and Pipelines Ltd.
BG plc Propery Division
URS Dames & Moore
Edmund Nuttall Ltd
Elf Oil UK Ltd
Environment Agency
Federation of Petroleum Suppliers
Henry Boot Homes Ltd
Monmouthshire CC
Morrison Construction Ltd
ONYX
Railtrack
Rexam PLC
Redrow Homes Ltd
Salmon Developments Ltd
Shell
Tarmac Roadstone Ltd
Thamesway Homes Ltd
Willmot Dixon Housing Ltd
Wates Construction Ltd
VHE Construction plc