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Local authority contaminated land network (LACL)

CIRIA's contaminated land network, LACL, helps local authority officers to address responsibilities and duties involving land contamination and redevelopment, and to encourage good practice in the redevelopment of brownfield sites.

LACL provides:

  • the opportunity to network and share good practice with other local authorities, consultants, contractors, clients, and regulators
  • up-to-date information and guidance about legislation and policy changes
  • help managing technical, legal, and financial risk associated with brownfield sites.
Reasons for joining LACL

To gain inexpensive support via:

  • 2 Exclusive free to attend LACL member meetings/workshops* 
  • 1 Virtual seminar* – [CIRIA Member £90, non-member £150] 
  • 2 Free places at the virtual Contaminated Land Conference 
  • 1 Free training ‘product’ per year per member organisation**
  • LACL members benefit from a discounted fee of £95+VAT for Non-licensed work for Asbestos in soil e-learning course***
  • 1 PDF copy of a CIRIA contaminated land publication** per year
  • Access to presentations of past events and recorded webinars

To enable the development of ‘better regulation’ by:

  • exchanging and sharing experience and knowledge with local authorities in the UK. These authorities have staff in the environmental health, contaminated land, building control and planning departments who are involved in land contamination projects
  • linking to clients, consultants, contractors, funders, legal professionals, regulators, and other stakeholders actively involved at different stages of brownfield projects in the UK 
  • keeping up to date with the changing UK policy and regulations, and guidance related to contaminated and brownfield sites
  • helping you, as an ‘enforcing authorities under the Part IIA regime and planning control’ to carry out your duties efficiently and ‘to targets and budgets
*Delegate numbers limited to 2 per organisation.
** Course/publication choices are limited to the subject matter. 
*** To obtain the discount promotion code for online registration, email [email protected].

Find out more
For further details about the group and technical questions contact Joanne Kwan

For further information about joining as a LACL member, please contact
our membership team
  [email protected]

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