01 Mar 2018
March 1, 2018

Crossfield Consulting’s 21st Birthday

It’s Crossfield Consulting’s 21st Birthday and we have pleasure in announcing the appointment of Ian Brooks as a Company Director. In addition, and in recognition of their loyalty, long service and significant contribution to the growth of Crossfield Consulting, Ian Brooks, John Whittle, Gareth Fry and Caroline Walliss have been given shareholdings in the company… read more →

16 Dec 2015
December 16, 2015

Ground gas precautions

It has always been required that buildings are designed and constructed to provide a safe structure.  Many years ago, issues of ground gas hazards were left entirely to the judgement of the design team and, where considered necessary, were addressed using basic engineering principles (influenced by the mining industry and associated ground gas experience).   In.. read more →

Construction operations can produce significant volumes of soil arisings and wastes that, on occasion, cannot be included in the site development and can, as a result, incur large disposal costs. Under waste legislation, waste producers have a duty of care to ensure that waste is properly classified and disposed of. Waste advice is one of.. read more →

16 Dec 2015
December 16, 2015

Staff news

The last 18 months or so have been extremely busy in the construction industry and, as ever, we are committed to ensuring that we have the necessary staff and resources in place to fulfil our Clients’ requirements Crossfield Consulting has recently welcomed four new additions to its staff. Tom Warley and Saskia Richards both joined.. read more →

17 Apr 2015
April 17, 2015

Asbestos – The Hazardous Whitish Stuff

Asbestos use in the UK declined steeply from the 1970s, with all asbestos products outlawed from 1999.  However, the legacy of past asbestos use in industry and construction continues, and according to HSE, asbestos is by far the largest work-related hazard.  In this context, this serious hazard is being tackled by specific legislation through the.. read more →

                On 21 September 2014, staff members from Crossfield Consulting, together with partners and friends, took part in the Rotary Club of Warwick Avon’s first Charity Dragon Boat Event in aid of Myton Hospice. Myton Hospice is a Coventry and Warwickshire based charity that aims to provide high.. read more →

17 Apr 2015
April 17, 2015

Staff Updates

The last twelve months or so has seen a number of new additions to the Crossfield Consulting team and some notable staff professional qualifications. Samantha Cooper joined us as a graduate engineer at the start of 2014 and Gerallt Hughes has recently started in the same role.  We also welcome Martina Young, who has seven.. read more →

17 Apr 2015
April 17, 2015

C4SL

No, we haven’t discovered the name of a new droid in the forthcoming Star Wars Episode VII. C4SLs are Category 4 Screening Levels and they arose out of the Department for Environment, Farms and Rural Affairs (Defra) revision of the Statutory Guidance for Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act (1990).  The revision identified a.. read more →

27 Jun 2013
June 27, 2013

There’s a Hole in My Ground!

Mining in Britain has taken place over many centuries and has left a legacy of poorly recorded surface and underground workings together with mineshafts and other features of marginal stability.  You may be surprised just how much of the country is affected by past mining when consideration is given to past extraction of metals (tin,.. read more →

27 Jun 2013
June 27, 2013

Tales of the Unexpected

Crossfield Consulting was commissioned by a design and build contractor to undertake a ground investigation at a site in Old Wolverton, Milton Keynes as it is proposed to redevelop the site with a Refuse Waste Treatment Facility.  The site was formerly a cold-store warehouse/distribution centre but, at the time of the ground investigation, the site.. read more →