Project Details
  • Client Wills Estates Limited
  • Services Geotechnical, Environmental, Waste Management
  • Costs £7,000
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Atherton, Manchester – Site Assessments

In order to satisfy planning conditions a Phase II Geoenvironmental Assessment was undertaken on the site of a former farm, which was earmarked for residential development (sixteen houses). Beech Consultants were commissioned to undertake the following works:

  • An intrusive investigation of the site required both boreholes (for assessment of shallow mining activities and geotechnical in-situ/ex-situ testing), and trial pits for a contamination assessment,
  • A Material management Plan was established due to the various stockpiles of material at the site following demolition of the farm and general site clearance works.
  • Groundwater and ground gas monitoring points were installed to allow measurements to be taken for the design of suitable gas mitigation measures where required.
  • Phase II Geoenvironmental Assessment Report for submission to the Local Authority,
  • Preliminary design of ground gas mitigation measures.
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