Atkins tops the tables - Contaminated Land
22 August 2006, News release from Atkins
Atkins Contaminated Land Solutions have been providing land quality consultancy services for over 25 years and as such have a wealth of experience in successfully addressing land contamination issues for a broad client base encompassing the public and private sector.
Atkins has, as last year, gained the top slot overall reputation in environmental consultancy in the highly regarded Edie.net Environmental Consultancy Survey 2006 of the largest 50 environmental consultancies.
Atkins also achieved a Top Four place in all categories this year (in customers' votes).
We have climbed the ladder in several categories, including Waste management and recycling & CSR/SER and we are also the company people would most like to work for.
Dermod Sweeney, Managing Director of Atkins Water and Environment states: "We are delighted with the results of this survey. As well as being one of the UK's largest environmental consultancies, we also have many environmental specialists working within other parts of the Atkins Group. We can draw on an immense wealth of expertise specific to a host of different markets and industries, including aviation, defence, highways, nuclear, rail, waste and water. This range of services, combined with Atkins' considerable engineering arm, means it can act as a 'one stop-shop', to provide a number of environmental solutions to a wide range of sectors."
Atkins was voted with the:
and scored within the Top 4 positions for:
Our services range across the full land quality spectrum from providing upfront due diligence services and strategic advice through to delivering value engineered site remediation packages to return derelict or disused land to beneficial use, or indeed to facilitate a change of use under a planning application.
Our environmental risk assessment division is particularly highly regarded having undertaken some of the more complex modelling assignments in Europe as well as producing technical guidance documentation on behalf of the UK Environment Agency and other regulatory and industry best practice bodies. We pride ourselves on ensuring that robust risk assessment modelling is fundamental to the brownfield assessment and regeneration process in order to ensure that we deliver site and enduse specific solutions within a value engineering framework.
We have the largest number of staff in the UK accredited as Specialists in Land Condition (SiLC) and we also provide commercial training in all aspects of the land contamination cycle from robust site characterisation through to Detailed Quantitative Risk Assessment, Remedial Options Appraisal, production of Strategy Statements and Waste and Excess Soil Classification.
Current high profile projects include the Olympic Park, Crossrail and providing advise on numerous sites determined as Contaminated Land under Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act.
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