Residential Development, Great Eccleston, Preston, Lancashire
Case Study Reference: 11-12-03
Planning Authority: Wyre Council
In order to support a planning application for the erection of eight dwellings a desk study report was required by Wyre Council in order to determine if there was any potential for the site to be impacted by elevated levels of contamination.
The site formed part of a plot of agricultural land and there was no visual or olfactory evidence of contamination was recorded during the walkover survey.
The review of the historical maps identified a number of in-filled ponds within 250m of the site, all of which were discounted as credible sources in the qualitative risk assessment.
The site was subject to an additional walkover in September 2014 to update the report for inclusion with a new application (14/00880/FUL). The desk study report can be accessed from here (Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3) and the memo accepting the desk study report here.