Croydon Council has a duty to keep a public register of contaminated land sites.
Land with a high level of heavy metals or chemicals may be defined as contaminated.
Legal regimes concerning contaminated land.
The majority of land affected by contamination is usually dealt with through the planning regime.
Croydon seeks to ensure the safety of the public by ensuring that land contamination is looked at as a part of the planning process.
Stages 4-6 of the Planning Process for assessing and dealing with contaminated land.