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Contaminated Land

Contaminated land is land where substances (the contamination) in or under the land make it actually (or potentially) hazardous to people’s health, or hazardous to our environment.

Throughout the UK there are numerous sites where land has become contaminated by human activities, including industry, chemical and oil spills and where waste has been buried.

Further information can be found below:

Contaminated Land

A more information on contaminated land and the environment

Developers guide

For property owners and developers submitting planning applications

 Conveyance searches

Environmental searches can be arranged when purchasing property

Inspection strategy

The way we approach contaminated land in terms of statutory obligations

Landfill sites

A landfill is an area of land where people have disposed of waste material


At present there are no entries in the contaminated land public register

Make a Report or General Enquiry


Should you wish to make a report or have a general enquiry relating to contaminated land please use the reporting form on the following link:


Should you wish to request a contaminated land search please visit our contaminated land conveyance search webpage.