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Contaminated land

Residents in Leicester and its outlying areas, including Birstall, Thurmaston and Wanlip in Charnwood, are to be asked to continue to follow stricter lockdown restrictions for at least two weeks, and non-essential shops will be closed. More information - including frequently asked questions and a postcode checker - can be found at www.charnwood.gov.uk/restrictions.

Contaminated land is defined legally as land containing substances that could cause significant harm, or significant pollution of surface waters or groundwater.

This definition refers to contamination caused by past uses of sites such as former industrial uses or landfill sites. More general information can be found via the Government website. For further information on contaminated land in Charnwood, contact us on:

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