We specialise in land quality assessment services.

Clients include local authorities, developers, planning agents and their clients. We are structured with designated teams to manage potential conflicts of interest in accordance with our protocols.

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Welcome to WPA Environmental

We specialise in services concerning the investigation of land contamination, human health and controlled waters risk assessment, geotechnical characteristics and reporting associated with development, regulation and due diligence. WPA have public service origins that arose from initiatives within the Local Authorities of Dorset and Hampshire and have been at the forefront of best value and good practice since 2001.

We provide services to:


  • Consultations
  • Phase 1 Desk Studies and Preliminary Investigations
  • Phase 2 Intrusive Site Investigations
  • Geophysical and Geotechnical Investigations
  • Hydrogeological Assessments
  • Scoping and design of remediation schemes
  • Validation reporting


  • Part 2A Contaminated Land District Inspection Strategies
  • Collation and categorisation of potentially contaminated sites
  • Planning application reviews and conditioning advice
  • Phase 1 and Phase 2 report reviews
  • Remediation Verification


  • Data interpretation
  • Land contamination advice
  • Borehole and water supply evaluation
  • Licencing of abstractions and discharge consents


Our consultancy staff are widely experienced, accredited post graduate specialists in the associated disciplines required to work with the practices described in CLR11, BS10175 and other UK good practice land quality related guidance.

We are members of the Association of Consulting Engineers, the Federation of Small Business, and regular contributors to various national technical committees and standing conferences.

Association of Consulting Engineers  Federation of Small Business