Geo-environmental Assessments

SWG provide a full range of assessments, from simple Phase 1’s necessary for planning purposes, Phase 2’s for intrusive risk assessments, and Phase 3’s when remediation and validation is required for impacted sites.

The range of services, provided by qualified, experienced and Chartered staff include:


Phase 1 desk studies, walk-over assessments and conceptual site modelling


Phase 2 intrusive investigations


Contamination testing by UKAS and MCERTS accredited laboratory


Phase 3 remediation of contaminated sites


Validation and verification reporting of remediated sites

Typical brownfield sites recently investigated include:

  • Gasworks
  • Petrol filling stations
  • Chemical works
  • Tanneries
  • Fellmongers
  • Railway land
  • Foundries
  • Construction yards
  • Sewage treatment works
  • Timber treatment works