Author: Beal, A N
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Beal, A N
Reviewing Codes of Practice
Ron Hughes, writing from W. Horsley, Surrey, adds to his previous contribution (18
What I had in mind when I suggested that the Institution should open the batting on the
subject of Codes of Practice for the construction industry was that it should get together a small working party to look at the suitability of the present system and make recommendations for improvement or replacement.
This viewpoint has come about because, independently in our Branch Chairmen’s inaugural addresses, we dealt with the difficulties associated with contaminated land. The President, Dr John Roberts, who recognised the similarities, suggested we write some comments on what appears to be a subject that is perplexing more than just us.
Martin Wood and Michael Grant
Since the mid-1960s there has been a growing awareness of the effect of contamination
from the past industrial use of sites being considered for redevelopment.