Phase I Desktop Study PRA Essex

Essex Based Contaminated Land Specialist

Your Building Compliance Partner


Are you searching for a Phase I Desktop Study PRA Essex? Well look no further than Building Compliance Testing!

If you are planning on purchasing land to build properties on, or even have land that you plan on building on, you will need to perform a phase 1 desktop study and preliminary risk assessment to ensure than the ground you are building on is not contaminated in any fashion, this is because of the current guidance of the Environment Agency issued in October 2020!


Land Contamination Risk Management – Stage 1

Preliminary Risk Assessment


There are many other reasons why you would need to do a phase 1 desktop study and preliminary risk assessment, such as if you are planning on selling land, you need one to sell to the next owners of that land need to know its state, this is so people can not sell land that is unworthy of future developments without them knowing, which can increase or decrease the value

If you are in need of a desktop study PRA, then we couldn’t recommend enough getting in contact with us!


Why Is Assessing Contaminated Land Important?

Brownfield Development Planning Constraints


Soil Sample

Well, especially if you are hoping to be granted planning permission. Local Authorities and Environment Agency need records of all of these things to see if a site is suitable or not.

These are some of the assessment criteria them all but are not limited to:

  1. Site Setting and Context
  2. Historical Ordnance Survey maps
  3. Geological Records
  4. Groundwater Vulnerability Maps
  5. Flood Maps
  6. Pollution incident records and regulatory records, and plenty others.


Let Us Be Your Building Compliance Partner

Contact Us for Phase I Desktop Study and Preliminary Risk Assessment in Essex

If you are interested in the services of Building Compliance Testing, then we highly recommend getting in contact with us by filling out an enquiry form on our website! Or if you prefer to, you can instead phone us on this number: 01621 493 594 or email us on this address:

We look forward to working with you!