Category Archives: Design of Hazardous Gas Protection Measures

EPG has a proven track record in the delivery of design solutions for the successful management of ground gas on complex sites, combining technical expertise with an understanding of the association practical constraints, legislative requirements and commercial demands.

Pinewood Studios – Gas Pressure Alleviation Design

EPG has recently been employed by Sir Robert McAlpine to design a gas pressure alleviation system for two landfill cells which are being developed for Backlot use as part of the expansion of Pinewood Studios in Slough, Berkshire.  The system … Continue reading

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More Gas Protection Validation Surveys

Since the publication last year of CIRIA Guide C735 (refer June 2014 news article),  which provides good practice guidance on the verification and integrity testing of gas protection systems; EPG has undertaken validation testing and verification surveys on numerous projects … Continue reading

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Gas Protection Design for New Leisure Centre in Downpatrick

EPG has produced a gas protection design for a new leisure centre in Downpatrick in Northern Ireland. The £13m development is scheduled to open to the public in November 2016 and the centre will feature a 25 metre swimming pool, … Continue reading

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CIRIA C735 Report, Highly Commended

The recently published guidance document CIRIA C735 – Good practice on the testing and verification of protection systems for buildings against hazardous ground gases won a ‘Highly Commended’ accolade at the recent Brownfield Briefing awards in the Best Scientific (or … Continue reading

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Key Note Speaker at Australian EcoForum

At the end of October, EPG’s Technical Director, Steve Wilson, will provide a Key Note Paper at the Australian Land and Groundwater Association EcoForum at Gold Coast, Queensland on The Evolving Management of Risks Due to Ground Gas in the … Continue reading

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SUDS at White Hart Lane Community Sports Centre

EPG has designed a comprehensive sustainable drainage solution for S&C Slatter, specialist sports contractor at the redevelopment of the existing White Hart Lane sports complex in North London. The new facilities include a full-sized artificial rugby pitch, ten 5-A-Side pitches … Continue reading

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New CIRIA Guidance on Testing and Verification of Gas Protection Systems

Steve Wilson, Technical Director of EPG Ltd, Mick Corban of MEC Consultants, Hugh Mallett and Louise Cox of Burro Happold have co-authored CIRIA Guide C735, which provides good practice guidance on the verification and integrity testing of gas protection systems.

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Gas Mitigation Design for Balfour Beatty at York Park and Ride

Balfour Beatty Construction Services has been employed by City of York Council as Design and Build Contractor for construction of the proposed Askham Bar Park and Ride Facility in York. The site is a former landfill and one of the … Continue reading

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Retro-Gas Risk Assessment assists client in property divestment

EPG was appointed to assess permanent gas risks associated with a suite of offices located in Epsom, Surrey.  The office accommodation was constructed in 1990, on the site of a former clay pit which was subsequently utilised as a landfill … Continue reading

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Gas Protection Integrity Testing for Carillion

EPG has been appointed by Carillion plc to undertake integrity testing of a gas membrane laid beneath floor slabs at the new Falinge Park High School, which is part of the Rochdale BSF programme.

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