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Great progress at SPARK Walsall

Great progress at SPARK Walsall

Work is progressing well on Spark Walsall, previously known as Phoenix 10, to make it ready for the creation of industrial space to let and create more than 1,000 new jobs for the area. John F Hunt Regeneration has so far excavated and treated 1.3 million tonnes of...

Exercise Ortu Aqua – Wheal Jane Minewater Treatment Plant

Exercise Ortu Aqua – Wheal Jane Minewater Treatment Plant

Completed on 24th and 25th May 2022 the exercise consisted of a multi-agency table-top discussion and on-site test based around the Wheal Jane mine water treatment plant, near Truro in Cornwall. “Ortu Aqua” centred around recreating a worst-case scenario – an extended...

Remediation Begins at Phoenix 10

Remediation Begins at Phoenix 10

HBD, part of the Henry Boot Group, has commenced with remediation works at Phoenix 10 carried out by John F Hunt Regeneration. Due for completion by autumn 2024, this scheme represents the exciting regeneration of Walsall’s former IMI / James Bridge Copper Works...

Kate Kizalas LLM!

Kate Kizalas LLM!

Here is Kate Kizalas proudly showing off her LLM in Environmental Law with International Law from the University of Kent Clever Kate got a Distinction! We are pleased to have supported Kate in completing her Masters, her knowledge in environmental law will be...

Andy Street, West Midlands Mayor, Visits Phoenix 10

Andy Street, West Midlands Mayor, Visits Phoenix 10

Thursday 20th January 2022 – a big day for our major project in the West Midlands. We were visited by Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midland, Justin Sheldon from HBD and key members of Local and Central Government who have made the scheme happen. While on site,...

Work Starts on Major Midlands Regeneration Project

Work Starts on Major Midlands Regeneration Project

Commencement of Regeneration Project in the MidlandsWork on a 44-acre derelict industrial site in Walsall has started. HBD, the developer, has appointed John F Hunt Regeneration to carry out site preparation works to build a large employment space next to the M6. Full...

John F Hunt Regeneration to Deliver Major Project in the North East!

John F Hunt Regeneration to Deliver Major Project in the North East!

In the North East, John F Hunt Regeneration will deliver a major project! We are pleased to confirm the details of our next major project, delivered by our local team in Birtley for South Tyneside Council. John F Hunt Regeneration will carry out civil engineering work...

John F Hunt Regeneration celebrates 10 years!

John F Hunt Regeneration celebrates 10 years!

A decade of success for John F Hunt Regeneration!In 2011 The John F Hunt Group created a business to help transform brownfield land and industrial legacy sites. It was called John F Hunt Remediation and our first project was Futura Park in Ipswich.  Led by Ben...

Rugeley Virtual Tour – Nov 2021

Rugeley Virtual Tour – Nov 2021

Rugeley Virtual Tour - Nov 2021We have been working at Rugeley Power Station for 6 months to carry out remediation and ground engineering for EQUANS UK & Ireland This site will provide 2,300 low carbon homes, alongside an all-through school, parkland and 12 acres...

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Uncovering the Economic Potential of Brownfield Redevelopment

Uncovering the Economic Potential of Brownfield Redevelopment

Have you considered the untapped potential within brownfield sites? Often disregarded as risky and expensive to develop, these areas can provide significant economic benefits when planned carefully alongside the right experts. Highlighting the Economic Benefits The...

The Risk and Rewards of Land Remediation

The Risk and Rewards of Land Remediation

Land remediation, a critical component of sustainable development, is a process that involves the removal of contaminants from soil, groundwater, or surface water, typically from industrial legacy sites. It's an essential practice that not only aids in the...

Achieving Sustainable Demolition: A Comprehensive Guide

Achieving Sustainable Demolition: A Comprehensive Guide

Demolition is a complex process with significant environmental implications. It involves the systematic tearing down of industrial structures, often to make way for new construction or land repurposing. As industries increasingly recognise the importance of...

Understanding Brownfield Enabling

Understanding Brownfield Enabling

Brownfields, typically former industrial or commercial sites that are now vacant or underused due to environmental contamination, represent a complex challenge in urban development. These sites often contain hazardous substances or pollutants, making their...

Everything About Land Remediation

Everything About Land Remediation

The health of our land faces threats from contamination and pollution amid the ongoing effects of increasing urbanization and industrialization. Nevertheless, a glimmer of hope emerges in the form of land remediation—a process that not only rejuvenates the Earth's...

Soil Abnormals and Contractual Challenges in Brownfield Projects

Soil Abnormals and Contractual Challenges in Brownfield Projects

Brownfield remediation projects are often confronted with the challenge of what is known as ‘abnormals’ in soils, which can lead to significant contractual complications. Abnormals, referring to "unexpected or unforeseen conditions within the soil", poses a...

PFAS Remediation: Treatment Methods for Soil and Water

PFAS Remediation: Treatment Methods for Soil and Water

In this article, we will discuss PFAS remediation in the UK. We will focus on both water and soil treatment. First, the article reviews the chemical structure of the PFAS compounds then discusses remedial methods. We will also discuss the UK government's response to...