Solutions to your contaminated land issues

Wesson Environmental

Contaminated Land Expertise

Wesson Environmental specialise in cost effective contaminated land site investigation

services, including desktop studies and soil testing.

We have considerable experience in dealing with sites that may potentially be impacted by land contamination. We have regulatory and hands on experience developed through numerous projects from small single unit developments through to large sites of several hectares.

When dealing with contaminated land, it is essential that the appropriate methods and techniques are applied. We can guide you through this process drawing on our broad and varied experience.

We can provide a range of contaminated land survey and site investigation services

These include initial desktop studies, soil sampling, soil testing and soil surveys, contaminated land risk assessments, as well as advising on options for dealing with contaminated land cost effectively. Our ground investigation services utilise a range of site investigation techniques that mean that when we carry out a soil investigation we use the most appropriate methods for your site.

This means that contaminated land investigations and subsequent remediation where required, is done in in a manner that complies with UK guidelines such as LCRM and BS10175. This is essential when dealing with a contaminated land planning condition or when buying/selling a site.

Why use our contaminated land site investigation services?

  • We have many years of experience working on a variety of projects
  • We provide an honest appraisal of what is actually required
  • We utilise a risk based approach to contaminated land
  • We will only recommend work that is necessary
  • You benefit from us forming a good working relationship with the regulators
  • We will liaise with the regulators on your behalf to establish what they actually require
  • If we recommend further work, you are not obliged to use us to carry it out

Services We Offer

Site Investigations

What is a contaminated land site investigation? Why is it needed? What is involved?

Phase 1 Desktop Study

We provide quick, cost effective Phase 1 Desktop Study services to meet requirements of planning conditions or prior to property and land purchase.


Intrusive Investigations

Intrusive Investigations follow on from the Desktop Study. This is when we physically carry out soil sampling and soil testing.


We can provide a range of geotechnical services for foundation design and ground stability purposes.


Where contamination in site soils is shown to constitute a potential risk then remediation will be required.


For years, surface water and foul water have been dealt with by the same network of pipes. This includes surface water run off.

Waste Classification

We can provide cost effective waste classification of soils and other materials that need to go off site.

Other Services We Provide

  • KSoil sampling and testing
  • KGroundwater monitoring
  • KHuman health & groundwater risk assessment
  • KRemediation services
  • KReview of existing reports
  • KSoakaway tests

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