Case Study
Contaminated Land Remediation

Lucion was approached by an electrical infrastructure contractor to assist them in the management of contaminated land at a site in Southampton. The work involved the removal of circa 240 tonne of contaminated soil and the reshaping of land profile as defined by the client’s site manager. Lucion provided

• Site supervision / banksman and management personnel

• Analytical services (asbestos air monitoring)

• Waste removal and disposal

• Post removal inspection of the site and soil sampling for verification purposes

 

Led by our Civils Manager, the project demonstrates our capability in delivering expert contaminated land remediation services in order to comply with regulations whilst also meeting specific client requirements and timescales.

£42k
Contract Value
240
Tonnes of Contaminated Soil Removed
25
Man Days On-site
Challenges

Due to the nature of the contamination identified on-site we provided a BOHS P403 qualified air analyst to carry out asbestos fibre air monitoring throughout the work, consisting of perimeter reassurance tests and personal tests on our operatives to monitor ambient fibre levels. 

Dust suppression equipment was utilised via a water bowser and a suppression unit for excavation and the transportation phase of the project. A decontamination unit was supplied on-site for the duration of the project in line with control measures, guidance and emergency preparedness procedures.

 
The Solution

Lucion resourced the contract with provided x3 CAT B Trained Plant operators to utilise the supplied 14 tonne 360 excavator & dumper provided and x1 CAT B trained Banksman / Supervisor for the duration of the project. 

Initially, our specialist team separated any non-contaminated waste from the site for disposal as general waste arisings. A new site was then drawn out in liaison with the client that clearly identified the stockpiles to be removed under controlled conditions, including full time on-site asbestos air monitoring.

We also provided a full post removal inspection of the site and soil sampling for verification purposes which was then reported back to the client. All waste was disposed of at a licensed landfill site licensed to accept asbestos contaminated soils and consignment notes were obtained and issued to the client for all shipments, ensuring compliance with HSG guidance.