How we can help you?

We’re experts in our field. Our one-team approach delivers strategic environmental risk
assessment services to manage risk and adhere to environmental compliance. We add value
and support sustainability.

Land & Resources

Chartered environmentalists, chartered geologists, civil engineers and geospatial experts work as-one with our client teams to impart our extensive experience in the arena of land contamination, sustainable materials management and waste and permitting on construction and development sites.

Land & Resources

Flood & Climate

Ashfield offers a comprehensive range of flood risk solutions for both commercial clients and homebuyers. Whether you want to initially check your flood risk or have been told that you need to undertake further investigation or flood assessment. Are you looking to reduce flood risk at your property or business?

Flood & Climate

About us

Understanding potential risks and turning problems into opportunities is what we do best.

We are proud of our talented and helpful team who deliver results for all sizes of residential and commercial properties, helping you to save time, expense and worry with regards to apparent environmental risks. Our input is invaluable because it helps to speed along the completion of your property or land purchase, providing you with the confidence that all areas of concern have been considered and assessed.

Ashfield in numbers

The numbers speak for themselves, we work on the basis of providing value driven advice at each step.

Remediated Assets

Value of assets remediated by Ashfield

Landfill Tax

In client landfill tax savings to date

Tonnes Diverted

Metric tonnes diverted from landfill and sustainably re-used in construction projects

Land Area

Total area of land assessed or remediated

Delivering innovative solutions
since 2006

Our projects have shaped who we are and keep us at the sharp end of environmental risk management. We are passionate about what we do, and we do it very well. You can be confident that we will deliver solutions to your problems. Here are some of the projects that sets us apart.

  1. Founded with a passion to do things differently

    Shortly after founding the company, Ashfield were involved with five Millennium Communities Regeneration Schemes and millennium community projects funded by central government. This included the £250M regeneration of South King’s Lynn, looking at environmental risk in a totally new way.

  2. Global financial crisis – Providing solutions that create opportunity

    Our invaluable knowledge as an environmental and land advisor was utilised by several banks during the financial crisis, including RBS, to determine liability and debt for contaminated land. We also funded a Cardiff University PhD researching the links between bank liabilities and contaminated land.

  3. Managing large environmental liabilities and creating value

    Ashfield worked on the most contaminated site in Ireland where we managed the transfer the risk, leading to the release of £15million of added value over 5 years.

  4. Post recession growth through smart thinking

    Post recession growth at Ashfield prompted by investor clients needing our expertise to maximise the value of commercial property and land for sites across the UK when dealing with environmental risk.

  5. Portfolio analysis – Showcasing our adaptability

    Appointed by Northern Trust to undertake the environmental risk assessment of their entire UK commercial property portfolio.

  6. Continued growth leads to restructure – Keeping in front of the curve

    Ashfield Flood Risk Solutions founded to expand upon the ever changing environmental risk landscape. Ashfield Risk Transfer Solutions founded as a specialist insurance broker combining Ashfield’s environmental law, scientific analysis and insurance expertise to further expand our portfolio of solutions.

  7. Risk transfer insurance – thinking big

    Ashfield’s in-house insurance brokerage Ashfield Risk Transfer Solutions, enabled the biggest environmental liability insurance deal in UK worth £25million on a regeneration site in the South West of England.

  8. Driving regeneration and sustainability

    A strategic regeneration project at a former Royal Ordnance Factory site in Somerset led by “This is Gravity” utilises Ashfield as their long term in-house technical expert to maximise the sustainable regeneration of the site in readiness to house some of the world’s leading tech giants.

  9. Willmott Dixon

    Ashfield secures a five year National Framework agreement with Wilmott Dixon, the UK’s leading independent construction and property services company.

  10. Property flood risk – providing front-end solutions

    Calling upon our flood risk data, modelling and assessment expertise, Ashfield expands the services offered to homebuyers and property developers across the UK, helping enable investment and development decisions.

  11. Repositioning to the front end

    Alongside D-Risk, Ashfield provides expertise on delivering environmental risk solutions at the point of a loan origination (mortgage application) within the banking sector. Ashfield is also chosen by Future Climate Info to provide extended environmental risk expertise within the legal conveyancing sector.

We have it covered

Our expertise is trusted by some of the most advanced and prominent organisations both in the UK financial and conveyancing sector.

Ashfield’s underlying expertise is utilised to assess and provide solutions for property and land risk management across the entire asset lifecycle

D-Risk Group

Working with banks and financial institutions, at the front end of any financial transaction, looking at present day and future risk.

Future Climate Info

Providing expert opinion and realistic solutions where risk cannot be easily explained.

Ashfield Solutions Group

Applying the knowledge and expertise of some of the greatest minds in the industry. Dealing with problems head-on, helping the client realise the opportunity.

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