A Phase 1 contaminated land assessment is usually required to meet planning conditions. It is a non-intrusive desktop survey which identifies potential risks posed by historic and ongoing activities at the site that may have resulted in ground contamination causing potential risks to the health of users of the site and the environment. The rationale for undertaking the assessment is that it is vitally important to make sure people are safe when the development is complete. It may also identify risks to the building posed by the geology at the site.
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