Delta-Simons Wins Best Project Preparatory Work at the Brownfield Awards

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18 Oct 2021

Contaminated Land


Delta-Simons has been named Best Project Preparatory Work at the Brownfield Awards 2021 for the appropriate assessment of land quality to support a habitat regulation assessment (HRA). 

This is the 17th year for the highly regarded Brownfield Awards hosted by Environment Analyst's Brownfield & Regeneration Network, which celebrate excellence across a range of categories in the brownfield and contaminated land sector.

Headquartered in Lincoln, Delta-Simons specialises in environment, health & safety and sustainability, providing support and advice within the property development, asset management, corporate and industrial markets.

At the awards, Delta-Simons were up against four other shortlisted finalists for the Best Project Preparatory Work accolade, the general criteria for this category was the planning and conduct of site investigations , conceptual modelling, or development use of the remediation strategy which both demonstrates best practise and provides a sound basis for remediation , verification and subsequent use or development of a brownfield site. 

The judging panel was made up of senior professionals from the sector in the region and judges’ comments for selecting Delta-Simons as the winner of the category included:

Brownfield Judge Amy Juden, said “This project offered exemplary best practice for an unusual type of assessment. The assessment was cost-effective, being completed in one phase. The risk assessment element was particularly impressive, as it included compliance under a regulatory regime not standard in the field of contaminated land. The assessment offered excellent environmental and economic benefit to the project, along with demonstrating brilliant problem solving.”

Delta-Simons, Part of the Lucion Services Group currently operates from ten locations across the UK and employs more than 190 environmental professionals.

Simon Clennell-Jones, Geo-environmental Divisional Director says “I am very proud of the team winning the Best Project Preparatory Work category at the Brownfield Awards 2021. Combined with being named Client Advisor of the Year at the East Midlands Property Dinner 2021, these awards reflect the quality, adaptability and innovation we have achieved through focussing on building a great team and working with great Clients."

Read the Land Contamination Habitats Regulations Assessment case study here.