Danny Hope

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Danny Hope Regional Director, Land Quality

Danny leads our land quality and geotechnical delivery to clients across northern England from our central Manchester office.

As a specialist in land quality, Danny has worked on projects across a wide range of sectors and has had leading roles on some of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects, including; lead contamination specialist on the Mersey Gateway and Greater Manchester Waste PFI Projects; and acting as land quality technical lead on HS2 London-Birmingham.

He has led the remedial design for a major remediation scheme for an industrial development in Ellesmere Port; ground investigation work for the Manchester Life residential developments, Cotton Field Wharf and Smith’s Yard; remedial design at the former Itron factory site in Stretford; materials management on the Metrolink Trafford Park Line; and master planning the Heysham Gateway amongst many others. This range of experience has enabled Danny to build strong relationships with developers, local authorities, contractors and regulatory bodies across the region.

Danny is an assessor for the SiLC accreditation scheme; is Chair of the CIWEM Contaminated Land Network Panel; and is a ‘Qualified Person’ and ‘Suitably Qualified Person’ for the implementation of the CL:AIRE Definition of Waste Code of Practice and National Quality Mark Scheme for Land Contamination respectively. He was a member of Hydrock’s team at MIPIM in 2018 and 2019.