Brownfield Land in Scotland 2013

Event organiser: 
Brownfield Briefing
Contact name: 
Neha Mehta
Contact telephone: 
020 8969 1008

Regulatory updates and practical solutions for the risk assessment and remediation of brownfield land in Scotland

The Brownfield Land in Scotland conference will examine regulatory implications for brownfield, practical solutions to changes to the statutory guidance for Part 2A, sustainable and in-situ remediation and alternative uses for brownfield development. 

Topics include:

  • Examining the results of the review of methods to assess risks to human health from contaminated land
  • Implications on local authorities of the changes to statutory guidance for Part 2A, and lessons learned
  • Improving data collection for site investigation
  • Examining the impact of recent changes to landfill tax, and practical solutions
  • Evaluation of current and future commercial opportunities for the regeneration of brownfield land 

Supported by


Speakers & Topics : 

Speaker line-up:

  • Dr Alexander Lee, Technical Director, WSP Group
  • Alison Searl, Director of Analytical Services, IOM Consulting Ltd
  • David Jackson, Land Quality Officer, Wakefield Council
  • Alison McKay, Independent Contaminated Land Specialist, McKay Environmental
  • Donald Payne, Environmental Services Officer, Fife Council
  • Michael McNaughton, Contaminated Land Officer, Clackmannanshire Council
  • Francis Brewis, Soils & Contaminated Land Team, Environmental Quality Division, Scottish Government
  • Catherine Leaf, Senior Consultant, ENVIRON UK Ltd
  • Maeve Fryday, Manager, ENVIRON UK Ltd
  • Hugh Barron, Responsive Surveys Scotland Manager, British Geological Survey
  • Mike Higgins, Managing Director, Contaminated Land, Hydrock
  • James Baldock, Principle Consultant, Contaminated Site Management, ERM
  • Andy Drane, Head of Environmental, Waste & Renewables, Davidson Chalmers
  • Neil Langhorn, Land Use Planning Advisor, Forestry Commission Scotland 
  • Tom Wallace Project Manager, Cuningar Loop, Clyde Gateway & Forestry Commission Scotland
  • Caroline Thornton, Principal Policy Officer, Contaminated Land, SEPA
Start date: 
30 January, 2013
End date: 
30 January, 2013

Venue details

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation
Scotland programme 2013.pdf181.04 KB




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