18 Oct

Introduction to Contaminated Land Management

CIEH Member: £189
Affiliate member: £289
Non-member: £289

Malmaison Leeds, 1 Swinegate, Leeds LS1 4AG

Not open for booking

Gain the knowledge and skills to prepare and deal with contaminated land when land contamination needs consideration for planning applications. You will uncover the latest legislation and guidance for the UK’s approach for managing land contamination and understand how to apply it in real life scenarios.

Benefits of attending:

  • Discuss the sources and risks of contamination and how to characterise a potentially contaminated site
  • Understand and apply legislation relating to contaminated land
  • Gain the skills to use a systematic method for reviewing reports and stipulate appropriate planning conditions
  • Review and critic a contaminated land report submitted as part of the planning process in line with the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)
  • Understand the process of designating a site under part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • Familiarise yourself with common remediation techniques, their suitability and certification


CPD: 5 Hours

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Tim Champney, Course Coordinator and Facilitator, Argyll Environmental

Tim is currently the course coordinator for the 1 week IEMA accredited Environmental Auditing course which Argyll delivers in collaboration with Brighton University.Tim is a Senior Environmental Consultant, undertaking complex contaminated land risk assessments on a daily basis. He also works in our Regulatory Services Team as an acting Contaminated Land Officer for both Christchurch and East Dorset Councils.

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Tom Venables, Facilitator, Argyll Environmental

Tom is a former Contaminated Land Officer at Lewes Council and is well versed in the contaminated land risk assessment process. He is currently a Senior Consultant in our team delivering audits and contaminated land planning reports to our developer and architect clients.

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