The project comprised remedial works to prepare a site historically used as a landfill and most recently occupied by a car showroom and garage for development with residential properties.
The works included the excavation of underground storage tanks; breaking out and crushing of hardstanding and foundations; excavation and onsite bioremediation of hydrocarbon contaminated; the investigation and treatment of shallow mine-workings; and cut to fill operations to generate formation levels.


Project Details


Bellway Homes Yorkshire



Project Value



6 months

Services Provided

Assessment & treatment of shallow mine workings, bioremediation of hydrocarbon contaminated soils, removal of buried structures & tanks, overall earthworks design, Japanese Knotweed management.

Further Information

VertaseFLI’s role included:

  • Production of documents including remediation strategy, Environmental Permit Deployment Form, Materials Management Plan, and Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan;
  • Liaison with regulators including Environment Agency; NHBC; Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council; the Coal Authority and Network Rail;
  • Overall earthworks design to meet the requirements of the developer;
  • Soil gas risk assessment and design;
  • Design and management of all remedial works to allow the re-use of soil material on site and prevent unnecessary offsite disposal;
  • Management of investigations and treatment of shallow mine workings;
  • Environmental monitoring and sampling; and
  • Liaison with vibro-compaction contractor
  • Management of Japanese Knotweed

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