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Package deal Remediation of a former explosives facility in Essex has adopted innovative technical and contractual approaches to reduce costs and environmental damage.

Cleaning up the historic Royal Ordnance explosives factory at Waltham Abbey in Essex is nearly complete. Soon, new owner Twigden Homes, part of the Kier Group, will take possession of the 97ha site, along with another 44ha, and start construction of the Waltham Park residential and business development as well as newly established parkland and highways.

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