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St. Erth Multi Modal Hub

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Designed to enable sustainable transport in West Cornwall, the multi-modal hub alleviates road congestion issues and supports sustainable commuting by connecting to Cornwall’s rail line, A30 trunk road and bus network, as well as improving pedestrian and cycle access to St Erth railway station.

Project name:

St Erth Multi Modal Hub

Location:

Cornwall, UK

Services provided:  

  • Multi-disciplinary Highways Design Services
  • Structural Engineering
  • Landscape Architecture / Design
  • Environmental Mitigation Works
  • Utility Consultants
  • Drainage
  • Geotechnical Consultants
  • Principal Designer
  • BIM Management
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Solution

Through collaboration with contaminated land specialists, our team were able to produce a revised Contaminated Land Remediation Strategy which was agreed with the Environment Agency and Local Planning Authority. Our solution involved the bio-remediation of contaminated soils to bring them within the limits for classification as non-hazardous waste. This in turn allowed for materials to be disposed of locally at a land recovery site 10 miles from the project. This represented a significant reduction in transport emissions in addition to strong commercial benefits.

Our team identified the potential to combine the extensive excavation operation to remediate the 120 m long adit (a tunnel used to drain mine shafts) with the requirement to deal with surplus Japanese Knotweed contaminated soils. The process of lime improvement involving mixing lime into the soils to improve their load bearing characteristicswas identified as a potential solution to the issue. This highly innovative solution involved creating an on-site containment cell into which the contaminated material was placed. The spread of the Japanese Knotweed was prevented by installing a secure membrane around the cell.

The solutions delivered drew upon a variety of expertise across environmental, geotechnical and mining remediation disciplines. The methodology applied was the first time in the UK this combination of methods was used to treat and manage contaminated materials on-site.

200 m3

contaminated material reused on-site

120 m

mine shaft remediated

1 st

project of its kind in the UK

290   mile

transport saving