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Air Monitoring

Sanctus has the capabilities to undertake occupational and environmental air monitoring to determine potential nuisance or risk to human health.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Pure Recycling MRF, Ettington, Stratford upon Avon 
Quedgeley Urban Village, Gloucester

 

Asbestos

Sanctus are licensed asbestos removal contractors and can deal with above and below ground issues. We offer the full service from asbestos surveys and ground investigations, through asbestos removal or encapsulation to validation of the works.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Edinburgh Avenue, Slough
Buckingham Avenue, Slough

 

 

B

Barriers and Capping

Sanctus can design and install engineered capping systems and horizontal migration barriers to mitigate the risks associated with contaminated sites, and prevent cross-boundary contamination.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Isle of Grain
Japanese Knotweed

 

Bioremediation

Sanctus can design and implement a range of bespoke in-situ and ex-situ treatment technologies to remediate the soils and groundwater at your site. This can include the excavation of contaminated soils and formation of windrows for treatment using bio-remediation technology, which will break down contaminants using micro organisms.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Grace Academy, Darlaston

 

Buried Asbestos Removal

Sanctus operatives are trained in asbestos awareness including the removal of buried asbestos containing materials from development sites, using HSE-approved methods. We can offer traditional ‘dig and dump’ or where possible cheaper onsite treatment methodologies. Please see our Slough Trading Estate case studies for more details.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Edinburgh Avenue, Slough
Buckingham Avenue, Slough
Quedgeley Urban Village, Gloucester

 

 

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Chemical Oxidation

Sanctus holds an Environmental Permit, issued by the Environment Agency, which allows us to treat soils on your site. Sanctus can chemically treat soils impacted by hydrocarbon contamination to remove or reduce the contamination and make soils suitable for re-use on site. This process will also lower the soils waste classification for offsite disposal.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Tesco, Risca
Plot 5200, Gloucester Business Park

 

Concrete Wash Waters

Sanctus can now offer services to mitigate against the harmful effects of concrete wash waters, the high pH (11-12) due to calcium hydroxide (derived from the cement); high suspended solids; and other trace materials are polluting. The environment agency has issued a regulatory position statement: www.environment-agency.gov.uk/static/documents/Business/MWRP_RPS_107_Concrete_washwaters.pdf

 

Consultancy

Sanctus can advise and provide recommendations on all of your contaminated land requirements, including regulatory liaison through planning and cost analysis at pre-purchase.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Isle Of Grain
The Winding House

 

Cut and Fill

Sanctus has the capability to undertake cut and fill earthworks to achieve site formation levels. This may also include offsite disposal of soils to suitably licensed facilities, or importation of soils under an Environmental Permit or CL:AIRE CoP. Sanctus has in-house land surveying and 3D Digital Terrain Modelling capabilities to calculate earthworks volumes.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Tesco, Risca
Bristol Courts, Bristol

 

 

D

Demolition

Sanctus can undertake demolition works to leave your site free from above and below ground structures. We can also screen and crush the associated materials to produce a graded engineering product from the waste.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

New Barnet
New Look, Weymouth
Ram Hill, Bristol

 

Dewatering

Sanctus can design and undertake dewatering schemes including wellpoint dewatering, sump pumping, temporary surface water drainage systems and the onsite treatment of contaminated groundwater. We will apply for all of the necessary abstraction and discharge permits and consents from the relevant regulatory bodies.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Sainsbury’s, Spalding
Tesco, Risca
Cheltenham Gasworks

 

Disposal of Soils

Sanctus can sample, classify, pre-treat and dispose of your construction arisings at suitably licensed facilities. Alternatively, we can obtain the necessary permits to allow reuse of your arisings at another construction project.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Tesco, Risca

 

Drilling

Sanctus undertakes site investigations using drilling methods including Shell and Auger, Windowless Sampling and Rotary Open Hole Sampling.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

MK AD Plant

 

Dust Monitoring

Sanctus can undertake occupational and environmental dust monitoring to ensure compliance with legislation, and in order to provide recommendations for the safeguarding of human health and nuisance to the environment.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Air monitoring, Pure Recycling MRF, Ettington, Stratford upon Avon

 

 

E

Earthworks

Sanctus has the capability to undertake cut and fill earthworks to achieve site formation levels. This may also include offsite disposal of soils to suitably licensed facilities, or importation of soils under an Environmental Permit or CL:AIRE CoP. Sanctus has in-house land surveying and 3D Digital Terrain Modelling capabilities to calculate earthworks volumes.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Tesco, Risca
Elizabeth Farm, Newbury
Bristol Courts, Bristol

 

Enabling Works

Sanctus has experience in being the Principal Contractor on an extensive multi million pound enabling works packages.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Tesco, Risca
Bristol Courts, Bristol
White Rock Business Park

 

Enhanced Natural Attenuation

In some circumstances groundwater contamination can be allowed to naturally reduce in concentration over time, depending on the starting concentration, ground conditions and distance to sensitive receptors. Sanctus can design and undertake a detailed monitoring scheme in order to understand and monitor the progress and concentration of known contamination on your site.

 

Environmental Monitoring

Sanctus can undertake many forms of environmental monitoring, including dust, groundwater and ground gas monitoring.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Air monitoring, Pure Recycling MRF, Ettington, Stratford upon Avon

 

 

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Free Product Recovery

Sanctus has the capability to remove free product hydrocarbons from groundwater (LNAPL & DNAPL), as well as dissolved phase contaminants.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Cheltenham Gasworks

 

 

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Gas Monitoring

Sanctus undertake ground gas monitoring on a regular basis to provide information required to design ground gas protection measures for new buildings. Instant Volatile Organic Compound recognition using Photoionization Detector (PID) .

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Voyager Park

 

Gasworks Remediation

Sanctus has undertaken soil and groundwater remediation at various gasworks sites including Cheltenham, Hilsea, Swindon, Wells, Isle of Grain, Crindau and Darlaston.

 

Ground Improvement

Sanctus can undertake geotechnical testing to evaluate ground conditions at your site in order to determine the most effective ground improvement technique. We can then implement the associated technologies to provide a suitable solution for redevelopment. Ground improvement techniques include soil stablisation, RIC (Rapid Impact Compaction), RDC (Rolling Dynamic Compaction) and traditional compaction methods.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Tesco, Risca

 

Groundwater Remediation

Sanctus has the capability to investigate, test, design and undertake a bespoke remediation scheme for contaminated groundwater using our own groundwater pump and treat systems. This system has been implemented successfully on many high profile sites, such as the BBC Studios at Plymouth Harbourside, and multi-million pound brownfield land redevelopments for Tesco, Sainsbury’s and SONY to name a few.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Cheltenham Gasworks
Maison Dieu Road, Dover

 

Groundwater Monitoring

Sanctus can design and undertake groundwater monitoring regimes in order to provide information on contamination issues or to prove compliance with guidance.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Tesco, Cheltenham

 

 

H

Himalayan Balsam Removal

Sanctus operatives are trained in the application of herbicides for the treatment and removal of invasive weeds. Sanctus can supply a treatment and monitoring programme to leave your site free from invasive species, and will also apply for licences and permits for the operation from the relevant regulatory bodies.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Tesco, Risca

 

Hydraulic Barriers

Sanctus has the capability to design hydraulic barriers, permeable reactive barrier systems and impermeable barrier systems. These systems can prevent or remove mobile contamination entering your site from elsewhere, or leaving site and contaminating third party land.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Grace Academy, Darlaston

 

 

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Invasive Species Removal

Sanctus has the capability to excavate and screen soils for invasive species, to remove the potential for further spread across your site, and to remove the associated potential liability. Sanctus can design and implement a scheme for the onsite burial of invasive species in accordance with the latest environmental legislation and guidance. This can be a useful engineering solution to avoid the costs associated with disposal at a landfill facility. Sanctus can design and install bespoke root barrier systems to protect your site from invasive species. These barrier systems are designed in accordance with the latest environmental legislation and guidance and will prevent invasive species from impacting upon your development.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Japanese Knotweed

 

 

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Japanese Knotweed Removal

Sanctus offers various solutions for invasive weeds including herbicide treatment, hand-picking, onsite encapsulation/bunding and offsite disposal. Sanctus can supply a treatment and monitoring programme to leave your site free from invasive species, and will also apply for licences and permits for the operation from the relevant regulatory bodies.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

See Japanese Knotweed Case Studies

 

 

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Part 2A (IIA)

Part 2A (IIA) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 describes the legislative regime under which local authorities are required to identify (‘determine’) contaminated land and deal with any risks to human health or the environment. Sanctus are fully up to speed with the requirements of Part 2A and can carry out any contracting works required.

 

Pre-Purchase Site Approval

Sanctus can provide guidance and advise relating to contaminated land issues including cost appraisals at pre-purchase and planning stages.

 

 

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Regulatory Liaison and Sign-off

Sanctus has built up strong relationships with Local Authorities and the Environment Agency and can aid in achieving regulatory sign-off for your development.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Tesco, Risca

 

Remediation

Sanctus undertakes a wide range of in-situ and ex-situ soil and groundwater remediation techniques in order to facilitate development. Please see our case studies for more details.

 

Remediation Strategy and Design

Sanctus designs bespoke remediation strategies to provide a solution to your contamination problem, and can also undertake the steps to gain regulatory approval.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Cheltenham Gasworks

 

Residential Projects

Sanctus can implement remediation schemes to allow residential redevelopment of brownfield sites.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Elizabeth Farm, Newbury

 

Risk Assessment

Sanctus carry out soil, groundwater and ground-gas risk assessments in-line with the latest legislation, guidance and models.

 

 

S

Soak-Away / Percolation testing

Sanctus can design and undertake site specific percolation testing; reviews of the underlying strata, site investigation information and design of any future buildings are all taken in to account to obtain the most relevant results for the client.

 

Screening and Processing

Sanctus can provide a sustainable solution to excess site materials by screening, crushing and blending to produce workable engineering materials to a specification for use on the site, or elsewhere.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Elizabeth Farm, Newbury
Plot 2600, Oxford Business Park

 

Silt Removal

Sanctus utilises tried and tested plant and equipment to remove suspended solids from pumped groundwater in order to comply with foul sewer or surface water discharge consents

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Maison Dieu Road, Dover

 

Site Clearance

Sanctus can provide site clearance services to ready your site for development, or as part of a larger scheme of works. This can include waste management, asbestos removal, treatment and removal of invasive weeds, tree clearance, vegetation strips, fuel tank removal, relic structures and demolition of existing structures. Sanctus also offer soil and material screening and crushing services, which can be used to recycle materials currently found at your site to produce a useable product to specification, for piling mats, landscaping or cut and fill earthworks.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Tesco, Risca

 

Site Investigation

Sanctus has significant experience in undertaking site investigations for the purposes of environmental sampling, contamination quantification and geotechnical design in order to facilitate future development on brownfield sites.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

MK AD Plant

 

Soil Sampling

Sanctus regularly undertakes soil sampling for the purposes of contamination and waste classification.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Quedgeley Urban Village, Gloucester

 

Soil Stabilisation

Sanctus offers a soil stabilisation service, which, by the addition of products to the material during the screening and blending process, can turn contaminated soils into a workable engineering product suitable for future development. This process is used to immobilise contaminants and/or improve the geotechnical properties of soil.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Tesco, Risca

 

Soil Washing

Soil washing can provide a sustainable and cost effective alternative to disposal of soils at landfill, removing hydrocarbons and metals, and allowing the soils to be re-used on site as engineered fill.

 

Soil Vapour Extraction

Sanctus can design schemes to utilise steam injection technology to remove volatile and some semi volatile contaminants (VOCs and SVOCs) from the soil. SVE is a quick and effective solution to remove chlorinated solvents and non aqueous phase contaminants.

 

 

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Tank Removal

Sanctus has a wide experience of removing both above and below ground fuel storage tanks, including those associated with petrol stations, aircraft bases and commercial units. We have the capability of treating the surrounding soils should they be contaminated, and can then validate the surrounding material to ensure that there is no risk to the end site user.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Plot 5200, Gloucester Business Park

 

Topsoil Manufacture

Sanctus has the capability to undertake and manage the enrichment of site-won soils for the compliance with topsoil or landscape specifications.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Plot 2600, Oxford Business Park

 

Topsoil Testing

Sanctus can sample, analyse and categorise soils for in accordance with the BS 3882 Topsoil Specification

 

 

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Underground Storage Tank Integrity Testing

Sanctus can provide the use of the MassTech system to detect any leakages or failures, the system uses advanced sensors initially developed for the aerospace industry and is a compact, light and portable system, making it ideal for remote or limited access scenarios. It is reputed that there is no known leak scenario that the system cannot detect.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Delphi Diesel Systems

 

 

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Vacuum Extraction

Sanctus can design schemes to utilise vacuum pressure to remove volatile and some semi volatile contaminants (VOCs and SVOCs) from the soil.

 

 

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Waste Classification

Sanctus offer a waste classification service. We can classify waste based on analysis provided by others, or complete the full service from sampling and analysis through to the disposal/recovery of the waste.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Waste Classification Case Study
Quedgeley Urban Village, Gloucester

 

Waste Disposal

Sanctus can sample, analyse and classify soils for offsite disposal. We can offer very competitive disposal prices nationwide.

The following case studies demonstrate this service: -

Tesco, Risca
Edinburgh Avenue, Slough

 

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