Phase 1 Site Investigations
Phase 1 Site Investigations, also referred to as Desk Studies or Preliminary Risk Assessments, take place to establish a site’s suitability for development. These assessments are generally requested by planning authorities as part of a planning application or can sometimes be requested by the purchaser when land is being sold.
We will investigate factors including environmental, geological, hydrological and hydrogeological. We will also examine the historical uses of the site such as mining, quarrying, landfill or waste. We will then use this information to determine whether there will be any potential contamination risks.
To carry out the Phase 1 Site Investigation, we will combine desk-based research with a walkover survey. We will use this information to create a conceptual model to demonstrate the level of risk of contamination, where the risk comes from and recommendations for dealing with the risk.
Following the investigation, landowners or developers will be aware of their liabilities when it comes to contaminated ground and any future steps that need to be taken.
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We will reduce your build costs by adopting the ‘Fabric First’ philosophy to remove the need for expensive renewable technologies. We carry out a complimentary specification review on every single project to see where we can reduce your costs.
All our compliance services come with a 100% pass guarantee. We will never charge you for assessments that don’t pass. We will always provide free guidance to achieve a pass in the cheapest way possible.
We operate a common sense approach to building compliance. Our team comes from a background in volume house building, Architecture and Engineering. We understand all the time, cost and hassle constraints involved in construction.
We can provide a 24 hour turnaround on services when required. Also, we will produce your new build EPCs on the same day as receiving the air test result.
“C80 Solutions offer a fast professional service and are always helpful and willing to go the extra mile when we need to turn things around quickly.”
Julie Austin, Empire
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