Remediation: Our Expertise Unlocking the Potential of Brownfield Land

We provide exceptional remediation, enabling  and civil engineering solutions that transform brownfield sites.

From initial appraisal through to construction, our ability to deliver trusted technical advice and turnkey contracting solutions is proven to deliver success.

Video Case Study: Aire Park Enabling Works

Rhodar was appointed in 2019 as Principal Contractor for the enabling works phase of the prestigious Aire Park regeneration scheme in the South Bank area of Leeds. This short video case study highlights the range of services provided by Rhodar:

Our service portfolio: Enabling future development

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Assessment and Design

Ground investigation, viability assessment and remediation strategies to inform development proposals and support regulatory approvals.

• Abnormal development cost assessment and viability appraisal.
• Remediation strategy, options appraisals and cost benefit analysis.
• Stakeholder engagement and regulatory approvals.

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Materials Management

Processing, re-use and recycling of soils and aggregates to reduce waste, minimise importation of engineered fill and achieve sustainability targets.

• Materials processing and aggregate production.
• Waste management and recycling.
• Compliance and quality assurance testing.

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Soil and groundwater remediation to reduce environmental and human health risk and minimise development constraints.

• Pilot studies, trials and remediation options appraisals.
• Management of asbestos impacted soils.
• Remediation of chemically contaminated soil and groundwater.

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Ground and Civil Engineering

Earthworks, soil stabilisation, ground improvement and civil engineering to remove legacy liabilities and enable construction.

• Bulk earthworks, obstruction removal and ground engineering.
• Temporary works, retaining structures and reprofiling.
• Drainage, utility, road and foundation construction.

The standards we achieve

Our highly skilled and experienced team work to the highest standards of health, safety and environmental quality. We have the accreditations and in-depth knowledge required to act as Principal Contractor and the flexibility to work alongside other project stakeholders to deliver all, or part of, a complex enabling works programme.

Each project has a dedicated Project Manager responsible for the effective delivery of the works so that established quality standards are achieved. Our Project Managers are supported in their role by experienced Site Managers, Supervisors and Operatives together with our specialist remediation technical teams based throughout the UK.

We have a proven track record, having safely and effectively completed some of the most complex and challenging brownfield projects across the UK. We put our clients at the forefront of what we do and work closely with them to build long-term relationships that can deliver tangible benefits, ease project delivery, reduce uncertainty and allow the best possible solutions to be delivered.

Recent Divisional Update

For an overview of the team's current and upcoming projects, with additional comments from our Remediation Director, John Davies, read the below Remediation Division Update:

Divisional Review Remediation A4 Sheet

Project Case Studies

Kirkstall Road

Rhodar successfully completed full-scale enabling and construction works at the prestigious Latimer redevelopment scheme on Kirkstall Road, Leeds. 

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Embankment West

In November 2017, Rhodar began work on the strategically important Embankment West development site, close to Manchester city centre. This was a £1.75 million project, with Rhodar appointed as asbestos removal, demolition and remediation specialist for the essential enabling works phase.

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Globe Road

Rhodar was commissioned as Principal Contractor on the Globe Road development project by Gardiner & Theobald, on behalf of Holbeck Leeds Developments. 

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Aire Park

Rhodar was appointed as Principal Contractor to undertake an extensive programme of remediation and enabling works to support this large city centre regeneration scheme, comprising commercial and residential development and construction of a new urban greenspace within the South Bank area of Leeds city centre.

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Broad Street

Rhodar was appointed by Moda Living, a leading owner, operator and developer of private rented housing, to deliver a bespoke package of enabling works and pave the way for the construction of Birmingham’s tallest consented residential tower. 

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