Day: 6 September 2004
Making best use of the nation’s scarce supply of land
Finding the right balance when tackling the growing need for development while protecting the British countryside can be a tricky business, but brownfield goes far beyond affordable housing, as Kirk Howe, Operations Director of the Strategic Joint Ventures Division of English Partnerships explains.
Getting a complete picture on Brownfield land
The development of Brownfield sites, particularly for housing, is a major issue for developers and contractors in the UK. Dr Rob Fuller, Laboratory Commercial Manager at Southern Water Scientific Services explains how building on contaminated land can pose an operational and financial risk, and how accurate sampling and analysis is crucial to managing and reducing this problem.
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