We are required to identify areas which are not suitable for use and published our contaminated land strategy in May 2001:
We have examined all available historical records on the area including:
This has allowed us to pinpoint areas of former industrial use including landfills and brickfields. This data is vital to:
The next stage is to undertake a risk prioritisation of sites to recognise those which need further assessment. The highest priority will be given to those sites involving residential areas, allotments and schools.