Case Studies

CLIENT: The Woodland Trust

By September 17, 2020 September 21st, 2020 No Comments

SITE: Woodland Trust owned woodland in Bolton (Smithills Estate)

PROPOSALS:

Site assessment required to transform an area of woodland (formerly occupied by a Mills) in to community area for schools, events, camping etc.

BEK WORK:

Brief background information check and meeting on site with Woodland Trust to discuss various elements of the assessment required to safely transform the area.  Site meeting.

Carried out a Phase 1 Desk Study to determine potential issues associated with contamination.  Several potential pollutant linkages identified due to association with a former Cotton Mill and infilled reservoirs.  Recommended site investigation works to characterise the shallow ground conditions and inform a quantitative risk assessment

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