- Restoration

Rural Arisings work to restore closed landfills and other industrial, brownfield and quarry sites. This may also involve managing and mitigating contamination and leachate production.


Cranleigh Brick and Tile Works

Client: Steward Transport
Location: Cranleigh Brick & Tile Works
Cranleigh Brick and Tile Works is located 8 miles southeast of Guildford in Surrey. The site has a long and chequered history from clay production in the early part of the 20th century; during WW1 the site was a munitions store; between 1937 and 1989 it was used for a range of chemical manufacturing processes; between 1990 and 2004 the site reverted to a brickworks with clays sourced locally on site.

Milton Creek Country Park

Milton Creek Country Park - Rural Arisings

Client: Swale Borough Council
Location:Sittingbourne, Kent


Milton Creek is a former landfill site occupying about 26 hectares on the northern edge of Sittingbourne. It is an innovative restoration project soon to be Kent’s newest country park. Following use as a brick and gravel pit the area became a landfill site, closing in 1973. At that time the regulations regarding the restoration of landfill sites were not as stringent as today.

Little Belhus Country Park

Little Belhus Country Park Restoration - Rural Arisings

Client: Belhus Land Ltd.
Location: Little Belhus, Arisdale Avenue, South Ockendon

Little Belhus, in the south west of Essex, is an ambitious project to turn 86 hectares of former landfill into a country park. The site has historically been used for the extraction of gravel and sand dating back to the 1940’s and before then was farmland. After the mineral deposits were extracted the pits were filled with household waste and commercial/industrial waste.