Change of Use of an Agricultural Building to a Dwellinghouse at Brock Hill, Runwell, Wickford
Case Study Reference: 14-08-01
Planning Authority: Chelmsford City Council
Planning Reference: 14/00656/COUPA
To support the prior approval of the conversion of an agricultural building to a dwellinghouse Demeter Environmental were commissioned to prepare a desk study report on the site t determine if any potential risks to human health were present.
The report identified made ground under areas of hard-standing as a potential source of contamination as well as an in-filled pond off site.
The qualitative assessment concluded that the risks were sufficiently low to justify remediation in lieu of intrusive works.
Confirmation the desk study report was sufficient to discharge the contaminated land planning condition can be accessed via the ‘Plans & Documents’ tab.