Laying the groundwork
Earlier this year we were asked by south London based WLFE Motor Company to assist with an underground fuel tank issue.
A long time ago (in a galaxy far far….) this site was in use as a petrol service station before new owners developed the site into a car sales showroom.
Our role was to carefully take up the block paving and excavate over the tanks to investigate the condition of the abandoned fuel tanks; as our client had been advised that back in the 1980s the tanks had possibly been solid-filled with concrete, but actual evidence couldn’t be located.
However, upon our investigation we found the tanks were actually water filled!
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