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Land Remediation

Definition of Remediation: 

‘the action of remedying something, in particular of reversing or stopping environmental damage’; ‘to heal or cure’; ‘to correct something that is wrong or damaged or to improve a bad situation’.

John F Hunt Remediation offers a complete range of remediation contracting, having the expertise and experience in technology driven 'in-situ' remediation and earthworks with 'ex-situ' treatment.

We have been engaged in remediation projects ranging from £50K to £24 million and by accessing the strong capability within the wider John F Hunt Group we can also provide asbestos clearance, demolition, dismantling and heavy plant, all from a single point of contact.  

What Remediation Means To You...

We recognise that for many of our client’s remediation means different things.  To some it may comprise the removal of hot-spots of contaminated soils, or a fully automated groundwater treatment process; to you remediation may involve a wider package of works including demolition, obstruction removal and the installation of roads and sewers.  We understand that the overlapping of skill sets are essential for successful project delivery.

Over the years our remediation team has developed, to ensure your aims and objectives are always delivered to a consistently high standard across all sectors, this has required John F Hunt to respond to differing procurement strategies.

Active CL:AIRE Members 

As a further demonstration of our standards and capability, we are a leading member of CL:AIRE (Contaminated Land: Applications in Real Environments), meaning we are committed to the use of the principals of sustainability and up to date guidance. In addition, members of our team have authored CL:AIRE publications and been involved in new guidance development.

The full range of remediation contracting expertise within our organisation enables us to execute large projects as well as more modest work and allows us to offer sustainable, well managed works within a wide variety of contractual environments.

We undertake work on the following procurement routes, which include but are not limited to:

  • Framework Contracts                        
  • Traditional Contracts
  • Design and Build                                
  • Contractors all risk design and build
  • Open book                                          
  • Target cost & shared risk
  • Fixed Price                                         
  • Unified Approach

We offer you a comprehensive service where all parts of the John F Hunt Group work together within an integrated project team to deliver a complete project solution.

In addition to cost minimisation and savings, this benefits you by ensuring integration, therefore reducing critical interfaces, consolidating responsibility and significantly lowering risk levels.

We are able to adapt to your individual requirements and are very open to assist in the development of project procurement plans. John F Hunt has a demonstrable track record of delivering projects by this route.

Contact us today by filling in the form below or calling us on 01375 366700 to discuss how we can help.





Tooks Court, London EC2
Overview Existing Structure & Location: A redundant nuclear ‘cold war’ bunker, protecting the governments old secret underground war room. The site was...
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Gresham Street, London EC2
Overview Asbestos removal and demolition of three office blocks, opposite the Guildhall and surrounded by further office buildings.
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St Christopher's House & Annex, London SE1
Overview Duration:  29 weeks Amongst the largest of demolition contracts carried out in London. Built in 1960 the structure consisted of 3 main blocks,...
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Tower Place, Lower Thames Street, London EC3
Overview Existing Structure & Location: One of the largest of demolition contracts carried out in London. An 18-storey office block with multiple sides. The...
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Triumph House, Regent Street, London W1
Overview Demolition of two independent but adjacent structures – one a 5 storey RC building and the other an 8 storey...
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Mitchellhill Residential Tower Blocks, Glasgow
Overview Duration: 24 weeks The Explosive demolition of five 19 storey structures in Castlemilk, Glasgow.  These 1965 built blocks were constructed of...
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41 Lothbury, London EC2P (Listed Building)
Overview Existing Structure & Location: Formerly the Head Quarters of National Westminster Bank, situated directly adjacent to the Bank of England.  This...
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Wembley Conference Centre, Elvin House & Exhibition Halls
Overview Existing Structure & Location: Demolition of the massive Wembley Conference Centre, which included two Exhibition Halls, linked footbridges, office blocks and...
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RAF Woodbridge, ROC Barracks, Woodbridge & 12 Other Bases
Overview RAF Woodbridge is a former military air base situated to the east of Ipswich. As part of the decommissioning of this...
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Gatwick Airport, Boeing 747 Maintenance Hangar 5
Overview Existing Structure & Location: Hangar 5 & PL7 Buildings were industrial buildings, originally constructed to provide an aircraft hangar, maintenance workshops, welfare,...
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Heathrow Terminal 4
Overview The existing canopy roof construction was 50mm thick paving slabs with high density foam insulation, mastic asphalt waterproofing and concrete...
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311-318 High Holburn, London
Overview Duration:  9 months Existing Structure & Location: The island site comprised several prominent brick and timber constructed, 4 and 5 storey buildings...
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Paddington Station, London W2 (Listed Building)
Overview Existing Structure & Location: Paddington Station comprises a number of structural elements. The oldest, including the main train shed roof Spans 1-3,...
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Corinth Tower, Liverpool
Overview Duration: 8 weeks The explosive demolition of Corinth Tower, a 23 storey block in a residential area of Liverpool.
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Linosa Tower, Liverpool
Overview Duration: 8 weeks The explosive demolition of Linosa Tower, a 22 storey block in a residential area of Liverpool.
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Bedford Chambers, Covent Garden, London
Overview Duration: 40 Weeks Many of the existing structural walls and columns had to be removed and the cast iron floor structures...
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Royal Festival Hall, London
Overview The Grade I listed Royal Festival Hall was built on the South Bank of the Thames in 1951 for the...
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Riverside Apartment, Battersea, London
Overview Demolition of a section of a mezzanine slab within a penthouse apartment. The removal of the 9.9m x 3.7m x 250mm...
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Leamouth Peninsula, London Docklands
Overview Duration: 26 weeks To transform a brownfield site in London’s Docklands into a thriving riverside community with 3,000 new homes, shops, restaurants,...
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Police Interview Centre, Great Yarmouth
Overview Duration: 16 weeks The enablement of a former industrial site for the development of a Police Interview Centre to be shared...
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Crossrail - Liverpool Street, London EC2
Overview Duration: 18 Months The Liverpool Street Crossrail project was split into three separate site locations, all were within close proximity of ...
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Moorgate Underground Station, London
Overview Moorgate Underground Station in London has some 100,000 passengers passing through the building daily.  Any works carried out on the...
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Bevis Marks, London, EC3A
Overview The project comprised the demolition of the eight storey 1984 office block adjacent to the Norman Foster's landmark building at...
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Shepherds Bush Station, London
Overview Existing Structure & Location: Shepherd's Bush Station was originally opened in 1900 as the Western terminus for the Central London Railway. It...
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5 Broadgate, London EC2
  Overview Duration: 70 weeks This high profile project direct for British Land represented the first buildings to be demolished within the iconic 1980’s built...
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5 & 6 St James's Square, London SW1
Overview Duration:  70 weeks The former Lybian Embassy, No. 6 St James Square, was a 6 storey reinforced concrete brick clad Structure,...
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Cardiff Arms Park
Probably the highest profile job in the company's history, the demolition of the Welsh National Stadium and adjacent structures.  The...
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Queens Court, Toryglen, Glasgow
Overview A specialist team of operatives and explosive experts undertook the major 8 month preparation of the 22 storey building which...
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Mondial House, Upper Thames Street, London EC4
Overview Duration: 68 Weeks In 1969 the site between the river Thames and Upper Thames Street, was secured for the building of Mondial...
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Balderton Street, London
Overview This strategically positioned project was adjacent to Bond Street, London. The existing building was surrounded by three blocks of flat developments owned...
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29-33 King Street, London
Overview 29-33 King Street was a development by Cornerstone City Developments with Kier London as the Main contractor on the project. The...
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Willowfields, Walthamstow
Overview The remediation of a former scrap yard, commercial laundry and railway sidings ahead of redevelopment of the site by Waltham...
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Bradwell Nuclear Power Station
Overview: Bradwell, located in the South East of England, covers an area of 20 hectares.  The nuclear power station operated from...
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Cooperative Store (Co-Op), Dartford, Kent
Overview Duration: 36 Weeks   The Co-operative building was situated in the middle of Dartford town centre, the surrounding environment was predominantly retail...
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69 Grosvenor Street, London
Overview Existing Structure & Location: No. 69 Grosvenor Street was a stucco-fronted house of four storeys with garrets and a basement area....
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48 Leicester Square, London W1
Overview PCSA Duraton: 23 weeks Works Duration: 38 weeks Existing Structure & Location: For many years 48 Leicester Square has been an iconic island...
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10 Fenchurch Avenue, London EC3M
Overview Duration: 42 weeks The Fenchurch Avenue project is located close to Fenchurch Street Station within a busy area of the City of...
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Arundel Great Court, London WC2
Overview Duration: 32 weeks Arundel Great Court was located in a very busy area of Central London, situated between Embankment Station and The...
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The Old Bailey, London EC4M
Overview: The Old Bailey, also known as Justice Hall, the Sessions House, and the Central Criminal Court, was named after the...
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65 - 67 Scrutton Street, London EC2
Overview: 67, Scrutton Street was a three story reinforced concrete, brick clad unassuming structure on the corner of Curtain Road, East London. The...
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Kings Reach Tower, London SE1
Overview Duration: 11 months Existing Structure & Location: Kings Reach Tower is a 30 storey tower block situated in Stamford Street, London SE1...
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Royal Mail, Nine Elms Lane, London SW8
Overview Existing Structure & Location: The site was owned by the Royal Mail Group and used as one of the main sorting and...
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Futura Park Development, Ipswich
Overview Duration: 13 months Historically, the site was occupied by Ransoms Cranes works, manufacturers of overhead and mobile cranes, which by 1926...
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Strand East, Stratford
Overview As Principal Contractor John F Hunt is currently remediating a 26 acre site which previously accommodated heavy industrial usage, their legacy...
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Pitney Bowes / Glaxo SmithKline, Harlow, Essex
Overview Duration: 18 weeks The redevelopment of the 20 acre site in Harlow, saw the demolition of former premises owned by Glaxo...
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Centre Point, London
Overview Duration: 75 weeks The redevelopment of Centre Point is one of the most iconic London landmark projects to take place during...
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Berners Street, London, W1T 3AB
Overview Duration: 34 Weeks Three properties within Berners Street, which were positioned north of Oxford St within the West End of London....
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145 City Road, London EC1
Project in progress: The old 1980’s built Crown House office building, on the busy City Road close to Moorfields Eye Hospital.  
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80 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M
Overview Duration: 36 Weeks Located along the densely pedestrianised area of Fenchurch Street adjacent to both Fenchurch Street Station and the busy...
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The Fruit and Wool Exchange, London
Overview Duration: 74 weeks Existing Structure & Location: The Fruit & Wool Exchange and adjoining multi storey car park was situated along Brushfield...
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30 Old Burlington Street, London W1
Overview Duration: 28 Weeks The site was located at 30 Old Burlington Street, London and has significant frontages both to Old Burlington...
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The Stage, Shoreditch, London EC2
Overview Duration: 24 Weeks This substantial one hectare site is located along Curtain Road in the busy area of Shoreditch and contains...
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Young Street, London W8 5EH
Overview: Duration: 32 weeks The site was previously an N.C.P. car park situated in a dense residential / commercial area adjacent to High St...
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Arundel Great Court - Enabling Works
Overview Duration: 24 Week Period This particular project was located at Arundel Great Court (South Site), London, adjacent to Temple Underground station. Previous...
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Silverton Mill, Exeter - Remediation
As Principal Contractor John F Hunt was contracted to demolish and remediate a former paper mill that straddled a major...
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Silverton Mill, Exeter - River Redirection
As Principal Contractor John F Hunt was required to demolish and remediate a former paper mill, comprising a large number...
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John F Hunt Environmental Monitoring Developments
Creating Partnerships John F Hunt Ltd, the holding company of the John F Hunt Group are pleased to announce it has acquired a majority stake in Asbestos Consultants Europe Limited (ACE), formally trading as ACEPSI, specialists in all asbestos related areas...
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Silent Generator Hire
John F Hunt offers Super Silent Generators from 10Kva to 1250Kva for hire. Our range of generators have been carefully selected to meet the demands of any project where temporary power is required. With an increasing client base across the UK’s most...
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