EnviroCentre can provide in support to your dredge licence applications in advance of a dredging campaign and other in-shore marine sampling requirements providing a fully integrated service. The majority of this work is undertaken in house by our dedicated team supported by external our project partners as needed.
We have a proven track record of delivering robust  supporting information to ensure that licences are obtained with the minimal iterations in a range of challenging environments. We use local resources where possible to benefit from local insight and maximise efficiencies when in the field.
We have extensive experience working in some of the major ports, harbours, ferry terminals and estuaries around the UK from the Outer Hebrides to the southwest of England.
Marine Sampling

Key Services Include:

  • Pre-dredge investigation design
  • Site investigation design, sample plan preparation and submission
  • Regulatory liaison
  • Coordination of field sampling – charter local workboats and other resource
  • Undertake grab sampling and collection of continuous cored samples up to 3.5m long
  • Design and management of site investigations requiring deeper drilling or geotechnical assessment
  • Water Framework Assessment
  • Field processing and logging of sediment samples in line with MMO and Marine Scotland requirements
  • Reporting and assessment – including provision of Best Practicable Environmental Options Appraisal reports
  • Site Specific Bespoke Risk Assessment – to assess risks associated where contaminants exceed Action Level 1 where seas disposal is the preferred disposal route
  • Options appraisals for contaminated sediments

Contact Us

Please call your local office to discuss your requirements with a member of the Geo-Environmental Team, or alternatively, email us at