Client: Bellway Homes (Northern Home Counties) Ltd
Project: Remediation of the Former BPC Site and Wheelspan Works, Fenny Stratford, Milton Keynes
Site Description: The site was ideally located for residential development but had an unusually complex industrial history with contamination in the soils and groundwater that required cleanup to make the site safe for its new use.
Services Provided: Desk studies, Contamination investigations, Risk assessments for human health, Groundwater risk assessments, Remedial works scoping & design Regulatory liaison, Commercial appraisal of remediation options, Remediation contract management, Ground water treatment, Soils treatment (s/s).
Outcome: Hydrock's answer was to devise a remediation solution using novel technology which limited off-site disposal in favour of treatment undertaken on site. The result was a more sustainable remediation solution which not only satisfied both client and the LA but also meant a dramatic reduction in cost of over 40%.