Land Remediation Relief: What is "land in a contaminated state"?: Cement based stabilisation
This guidance applies to expenditure incurred on or before 31 March 2009.
This method is also referred to as stabilisation/solidification. It is used for a wide range of contamination, including metals, resin, tar and polychlorinated bi-phenyls (PCBs).
A cement based material is used to chemically stabilise and also contain the contaminants in situ. The contamination is effectively sealed within a block in the ground.
Expenditure on cement based stabilisation will qualify for Land Remediation Relief where it is preventing the potential harm by containing the contamination.