Silverton Mill, Exeter – Remediation

Client:

D S Smith

Programme:

3 years

Value:

£4.5m

Project Overview

As Principal Contractor John F Hunt was contracted to demolish and remediate a former paper mill that straddled a major river (River Culm) in Devon. The mill had a heavy industrial usage dating back to the 1800’s and left a significant pollution legacy in the form of heavy and light hydrocarbons and asbestos in the soils.