These small and often well situated plots have been found to be wise investments for re-development.
Petrol stations can be contaminated with hydrocarbons which have leaked from pipes and tanks found beneath petrol station forecourts. Soil remediation and groundwater remediation techniques can be applied to treat the soil and/or water in-situ. Hydrocarbon treatment technologies are tried and tested and the technology is advancing rapidly.
Alternatively, Dig & Dump can be a more practical option, especially when proposed construction works require forecourts, tanks, bunds, etc. to be removed.
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