Geo Environmental Engineering

HSP Consulting’s Geo-Environmental Engineering team carry out a full range of site investigation services, from pre-acquisition through to validation, with extensive experience of working on historic coal mining sites and contaminated land.

  • Phase I Preliminary Sources Study
  • Phase II Detailed Intrusive Ground
    Contamination Investigation
    Remediation Strategy
  • Statement & Validation of Remedial Works
  • Coal Mining Risk Assessments
  • Geotechnical Investigation & Assessment
  • Ecology Surveys
  • Arboricultural Surveys
  • Archaeological Surveys
  • Asbestos Management, Refurb & Demolition Surveys
  • Topographical Surveys
  • Utilities & Drainage Surveys
  • Acoustic Surveys

Geotechnical Services

Geotechnical Investigation & Assessment

Appropriate intrusive exploration to provide information for:

  • Foundation design & Zoning Plans
  • Slope stability analysis Earthworks specification
  • Piling mat and crane base design
  • Earthworks
  • Historic Mining Legacy – Coal Mining Risk Assessments

Site Appraisal and Due Diligence Reports

  • Pre-Acquisition advice
  • Highlight potential development risks and abnormal costs
  • Suggest potential mitigation or remedial measures that may be required upon a site

Environmental Services

Site Appraisals and Due Diligence Reports

  • Highlight development risks and abnormal costs
  • Suggest potential mitigation / remedial measures

Remediation Strategy/Statement

  • Soil and groundwater risk assessments
  • Preparation of appropriate remedial solutions
  • Remediation Implementation

Phase 1 Preliminary Sources Study

  • Identification of the potential for on and off site sources of contamination
  • Deriving an initial Site Conceptual Model

Validation Reports

  • Documentation of completed remedial action
  • Ensure smooth sign off of works

Phase 2 Detailed Intrusive Ground Contamination Investigation

  • Combined Contamination and Geotechnical Reports
  • Refining a definitive Site Conceptual Model

Waste and Re-use of Materials

  • Advice on WRAP, use of Site Waste Management Plans (SWMP) and Materials Management Plans (MMP) under the CLAIRE DoW CoP

Negotiation with Regulating Authorities

  • Providing a technical buffer to ensure plans are cost effective

WRAS (Water Regulation Advisory Scheme)

  • Recommendations for the selection of materials for water supply pipes to be laid in contaminated land

Environmental Surveys

Arboricultural Surveys

  • Stage 1 – Tree Constraints Plan and register
  • Stage 2 – Development Proposal Recommendations and Evaluation

Ecological Surveys

  • Phase I Habitat Surveys Emergence Surveys – e.g. bats/reptiles/protected species
  • Invasive Plant Surveys – i.e Japanese Knotweed, giant hogweed etc

Asbestos Surveys

  • Asbestos Management Surveys
  • Asbestos refurbishment or demolition Surveys

Land and Building Surveys

  • Topographical Survey
  • Measured Buildings Surveys
  • Building Elevation Surveys
  • Drainage and Utilities Surveys – inc. CCTV
  • Acoustic Surveys
  • Air Quality Assessments
  • Archaeological Desk Based Assessments
  • Condition Surveys
  • Munitions Surveys
  • Mechanical and Electrical Surveys
  • Building Services Investigation
  • Energy Statements
  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • BREEAM
  • Environmental Impact Assessments
  • SWMP – Site Waste Management Plans & MMP – Materials Management Plans

Additional Services

Civil

  • Adoptable Highway Design including Section 278, 38 & 184 works
  • Private access design
  • Adoptable drainage design
  • Private drainage design
  • Swept path analysis
  • Flood Risk Assessments
  • Surface & foul water drainage strategies
  • Earthworks
  • Cut/fill appraisal
  • Value Engineering
  • Tender Support

Structural

  • Ground Investigation
  • Value Engineering
  • 3-Dimensional Modelling & BIM
  • Structural Steelwork Frames
  • Reinforced Concrete Frames
  • Multi-Storey Masonry Design
  • Structural Appraisals
  • Refurbishments
  • Bridges
  • Temporary works
  • Buildings & bridges
  • Railways
  • Waterworks
  • Underground structures

Traffic & Transport

  • Transport Assessments & Statements
  • Sustainable Travel Plans
  • Transport Feasibility Studies
  • Multi-Modal Trip Generation
  • Distribution and Modelling
  • Management of Traffic & Transport Surveys
  • Due Diligence and Site Access Appraisal
  • International, Strategic & Local Planning
  • Expert Witness support at Planning Appeals & Public Inquiries
  • Public consultation and presentations
  • Road Safety Audits (Stage 1, 2 and 3)
  • Acoustic Surveys
  • Air Quality Assessments
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