Hugh Cherrill is based in Tonkin and Taylor's Wellington Group. He has more than 25 years’ experience of landfill engineering projects. His expertise ranges from site selection studies, outline design and consent applications through investigations, hydrogeological and stability assessments to detailed design, preparation of contract documents, site supervision and construction quality assurance.
Hugh has acted as Engineer to the Contract and Engineer's Representative on a number of major landfill construction contracts and has provided expert advice in disputes and public inquiries, including appearing as an Expert Witness.
Hugh's experience includes practical involvement in the operation of commercial landfills including development planning and phasing of works, design and management of day-to-day engineering tasks such as surface water, leachate, gas control and access arrangements. Hugh has written and advised on a number of landfill operation contracts and has acted as Engineer's representative and Assistant to the Engineer's representative.
Hugh also has extensive experience of the investigation and assessment of old landfills and design and implementation of remedial measures, including capping, drainage and gas control measures. He is also well versed in the redevelopment of old landfills for public open space and commercial development, as well as waste collection and recycling contracts.