Flood & Environmental Risk Management

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.

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?

About us

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

We are an independent consultancy transforming environmental risk and sustainability management for all sizes of residential, commercial properties and construction developments. Our input is invaluable, helping you to save time, expense and worry. We support all stages of the asset lifecycle, deliver strategic environmental risk assessment services and adhere to environmental compliance.

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. Portfolio analysis – Showcasing our adaptability

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

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Willmott Dixon

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

  8. 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.

Our Partners

We’re proud to work with leading organisations in the UK financial and conveyancing sectors to help their clients and customers understand how climate and environmental risk affects property.

D-Risk Group

D-Risk delivers climate and environmental data solutions to lenders, insurers, and real estate investors, helping them align with climate disclosure standards, supporting a more resilient property landscape. Our expertise is applied alongside D-Risk’s climate data to give practical insight into flood and environmental risk. Ashfield’s expertise is also embedded in D-Risk’s FloodPro Premium report, designed to support property insurers delivering on Flood Re’s Build Back Better scheme.

Dye & Durham

FCI – a Dye & Durham company – is a leading environmental search provider to residential and commercial property conveyancers. Ashfield’s expertise is embedded in FCI’s Flood Appraisal product where we provide enhanced property-level checks and professional insight to help homebuyers make an informed decision where flooding may be an issue.


Martello provides same-day search reports for conveyancers with a focus on reduced friction and actionable outcomes. Ashfield provides Martello with expert support in flood and climate risk, and we are pleased to provide a bespoke desktop Property Flood Review service to complement a Martello search report where flood risk is identified as a potential issue.

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