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Browsing Category "Contaminated land"

GeoSmart partners with Centremaps to offer unique range of environmental reports and data to support sustainable development

GeoSmart Information, the innovative environmental reports, data and services provider, has teamed up with Centremaps, to provide flooding and drainage data on its geospatial portal. The portal, called CentremapsLive, offers architects and planning consultants Ordnance Survey MasterMap extracts, aerial imagery, […]
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GeoSmart partners with Ashdown for enhanced land quality reports

Ashdown Site Investigation is a geotechnical and environmental consultancy that provides cost effective and practical engineering advice on design, remediation and construction projects. They are now offering our SuDSmart and FloodSmart reports as part of their site investigation services. The SuDSmart […]
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Winter offer! Save money on selected EnviroSmart Reports

Save £50 on either our EnviroSmart or EnviroSmart Plus Reports until 16 December 2016. EnviroSmart     (Phase 1 Desk Study)    Was £445    Now £395* EnviroSmart Plus     (Phase 1 Desk Study with Walkover)    Was £795    Now £745* *Winter offer expires […]
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1 million plus homes can be delivered on brownfield land

New research published by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), incorporating data from the brownfield register, has claimed that sites across England can provide at least 1.1 million new homes. CPRE studied the findings of 53 councils that have […]
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Unlocking the land – brownfield land fund

Earlier this year, the Government announced, along with a package of other measures, a £1.2 billion Starter Home Land Fund to prepare more brownfield land for starter homes. The aim is to ensure local authorities have the opportunity to use […]
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GeoSmart achieves SiLC accreditation

We have strengthened our quality credentials on contaminated land expertise and report analysis, with our accreditation as a Specialist in Land Condition (SiLC). Our Product Director Chris Taylor has attained SiLC status, regarded as the most esteemed level of technical […]
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Toxic timebomb from landfill site flood risk

With sea level rises and greater surface flood risk, experts have warned that thousands of old landfills could become compromised and leach a cocktail of chemicals into water courses, beaches and streets. The UK has more than 21,000 historic landfills […]
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House of Lords puts weight behind brownfield first policy

In the first of two blogs, we summarise the recent House of Lords National Policy for the Built Environment Committee meeting. This blog will focus on the key points on the role of brownfield land to meet the housing need […]
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Understanding site viability for development

Brownfield land is often seen as the solution to solving the housing crisis. While Authority planners will give preference to brownfield redevelopment, builders will be rightly concerned that the land could come with a financial as well as physical health […]
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