Acting on instruction from a planning consultant, Southwest Environmental have undertaken a site contamination assessment in St. Philips, Bristol.
The site is currently in use as a builders yard and is ear marked for development.
Site Contamination Assessment Bristol – Work Undertaken
Six exploratory location were chosen and soil samples were taken from the top meter of soil, there was a great thickness of made ground on site, in places extending to the full depth of the exploratory holes.
Bristol has many buried river channels and it became apparent that a buried river channel or culvert runs along the site boundary.
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There was a considerable thickness of concrete on site, and made ground was hard going composed for the most part of brick, whether whole or in parts.
Geologically Bristol centre is normally river silts over marls.
Sample were sent for testing and results are awaited.