Choosing the Right Consultant

28th September 2022

When you are looking for an Environmental Consultant, it is important to choose the right one to guide you through the process.

At Lustre Consulting, we are committed to our core values of being:

In addition to our values, the main Environment Agency (EA) guidance called Land Contamination Risk Management (LCRM) has specific requirements for who is qualified and competent to prepare land quality reports.

The LCRM guidance sets out the requirement for all land contamination assessments to be completed by a ‘competent’ person and what the definition of a competent person is.

For all land contamination and planning you must now use and meet the National Planning Policy Framework definition of a competent person, which is set out in Annex 2.

It is important to note that LCRM requires that a Suitably Qualified Professional (SQP) must produce the relevant reports, which is a more stringent requirement than that set out in the old guidance, CLR11. 

An SQP must:

Using a consultancy that doesn’t meet these requirements means any reports submitted will be rejected by the regulators.

At Lustre Consulting, our consulting team meet these strict requirements. Lustre’s dedicated consultants are:

Our consultants will give you the valuable foresight to reduce the risk of unexpected cost and delay on your projects, helping you create safe and compliant places to live and work.

Contact us today to find out more about how our consultants can support you on your projects.

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