Kwik Fit – Property Environmental Due Diligence

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Client: Buccleuch Living Heritage Trust

Location: Edinburgh, UK

Date: 2022

4-6 McDonald Road, Edinburgh comprises a purpose built Kwik Fit garage. The site has been occupied by Kwik Fit since 1971—the first ever site opened by Sir Tom Farmer, and the garage was redeveloped in 2007. 

ITPEnergised were commissioned to undertake an Environmental Due Diligence assessment of the property to advise on the potential purchase of the site.

The purchase was successfully completed at the end of 2022 by Buccleuch Living Heritage Trust.

Our Role:

Our assessment comprised a desk based review of the available environmental information, both current and historical, from a range of sources including Ordnance Survey and British Geological Survey, SEPA, Local Authorities and public health agencies.

The findings of the assessment were utilised to provide of advice on the significance of identified risks, the potential for environmental liabilities to arise for the site owner, and recommendations for any further investigations or actions to clarify, mitigate or manage risks.


The final report enabled the purchaser to make an informed decision on their potential purchase, with the Due Diligence process completed, the transaction successfully completed in November 2022.

Download the Kwik Fit Property Environmental Due Diligence Case Study PDF here.