case studies > Land Regeneration
Mayer's Goes for Gold
The development of The Olympic Park involved the transformation of about 600 acres of largely unused derelict land into memorable sporting venues and parkland which hosted the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
London Borough Council, South London
Assessing contamination levels near residential properties
Mayer was commissioned to investigate selected residential gardens in an area of South London on behalf of the local council. The investigation was designed to assist the council in deciding whether the gardens could be determined as contaminated land under Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
Operation Grapple, Kiritimati
Christmas Island, Pacific Ocean
Grappling with waste on Christmas Island
‘Operation Grapple’ was the codename for the UK nuclear testing program for the development of the hydrogen bomb in the 1950s. The testing was undertaken on Christmas Island – a little-known island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Helping a client clear up
When a client of ours wanted to purchase and develop a 25-acre site with a long and complicated history, Mayer was the company approached to help ensure the project went smoothly.