Soil Surveys, Environmental Assessment & Land Management

Case Studies

Newly seeded upland acid-loving grassland and tree plantings were not establishing well poor due to suspected soil defects
LRA’s director Malcolm Reeve had been involved in advice and interpretation of the results from the soil moisture monitoring network in the 1980s and the consultancy was subsequently retained by the Environment Agency in 2004 to represent the…
Nottinghamshire County Council initiated public consultation on four alternative routes for the A617 Rainworth bypass. A northerly route emerged as the favoured option, but objectors proposed an alternative southerly route that would pass close to…
Land Research Associates have worked closely with Inztec over a number years, liaising with the regulatory body (the Environment Agency) to ensure that their waste spreading operations do not negatively impact the environment and that their…
Land Research Associates were first retained by United Utilities (formerly North West Water) in 1992 to review the potential market for recycling the outputs of a large (>100,000 tonnes/annum) sewage sludge incineration and recycling centre planned…
LRA were asked to undertake land use, soil and agricultural studies alongside the M1 motorway where it passes through Leicestershire and Derbyshire, assess the impacts on soils and land use and propose mitigation measures to the requirements of the…