Land Quality Management Ltd

Environmental Consultants

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LQM is an independent environmental consultancy specialising in risk based contaminated land management: sustainable remediation, risk assessment and site characterisation. We also offer peer review and expert witness services.

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LQM have trained regulators, practitioners and others for over 20 years - online and face-to-face. We offer established courses for early career and experienced professionals and create bespoke courses tailored to your requirements.


Conceptual Site Models

LQM have driven the update of conceptual site models. Groundhog Professional allows you to create borehole logs, visualise your data; create the CSM plan and cross section and autogenerates the network diagram.

Groundhog Professional

Contract Research

LQM has a long track record in pioneering contaminated land research: developing early versions of CLEA, asbestos in soil, bioavailability, nanoremediation, pesticides and policy.

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S4UL Publication

The LQM/CIEH 'Suitable 4 Use Levels' is our classic publication providing assessment criteria for human health risk assessment for 89 substances. Hardcopy only (includes licence to use S4ULs).

S4UL Publication


LQM have created niche products for those working in the field of contaminated land including Ternary Plot Tool, PAH Tools and Dose-Response Roadmaps.


Land Quality Management Ltd

LQM is a specialist environmental consultancy based in Nottingham (UK) with an international track record of assessing and managing the risks posed to human health and the environment by contaminants in soil. Increasingly this is being done within a context of sustainable development and specifically sustainable brownfield regeneration.

We provide consultancy, peer review and expert witness services and contract research. Our online and face-to-face training courses on all aspects of the management of land contamination are taken by problem holders, practitioners, developers and regulators.

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