Contaminated land - public register

List of contaminated sites that have been determined under Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (last updated 5 July 2019)

Site name and address

NGR

Date of determination

Reasons for determination

Date of remediation

Byker City Farm, Ouseburn Rd, Newcastle

426260, 564600

2001

Contaminant: Lead which has been found as a contaminant in the topsoil of the farm site

Pathways: (1) Ingestion and inhalation of soil and dust, (2) consumption of vegetables/ herbs from the farm, (3) Dermal contact with soil

Receptors: Humans exposed to contaminants in the topsoil on this land

2003

Walker Road Allotments, Walker Rd, Newcastle

427600, 563700

2003

Contaminants: Lead, arsenic, cadmium, nickel, benzo-a-pyrene which were found as contaminants in the topsoil of the allotment site

Pathways: (1) Ingestion and inhalation of soil and dust, (2) Dermal contact with soil

Receptors: Humans exposed to contaminants in the topsoil on this land

2004

Branxton A and B Allotment Sites, Branxton Crescent, Walker, Newcastle

428600, 564170

2006

Contaminants: Lead, arsenic, cadmium and PCDD/ PCDF which were found as contaminants in the topsoil of the allotment site

Pathways: (1) Ingestion and inhalation of soil and dust, (2) consumption of contaminated produce (3) Dermal contact with soil

Receptors: Humans exposed to contaminants in the topsoil on this land and consumption of contaminated produce

2006

Branxton A and B Allotment Sites, Branxton Crescent, Walker, Newcastle

428640, 564020

2006

Contaminants: Lead, arsenic, cadmium and PCDD/ PCDF which were found as contaminants in the topsoil of the allotment site

Pathways: (1) Ingestion and inhalation of soil and dust, (2) consumption of contaminated produce (3) Dermal contact with soil

Receptors: Humans exposed to contaminants in the topsoil on this land and consumption of contaminated produce

2006

Former St Anthony’s Tar Works Site, Walker Riverside Park,  Pottery Bank, Walker, Newcastle

429050,

563120

2007

Contaminants: Coal derived hydrocarbons

Pathways: (1) Ingestion of soil, foreshore mud, silts, sands and dust (2) Inhalation of coal tar derived hydrocarbons (3) Dermal contact with soil, foreshore mud, silts and sands.

Receptors: Humans exposed to contaminants on this land

2017  

Former St Anthony’s Lead Works Site

428630, 562990

2010

Contaminant: Lead and arsenic in surface soils

Pathways: (1) Ingestion of soil (2) inhalation of dust particles (3) Dermal contact with soil

Receptors: Humans exposed to contaminants on this land

2012

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