Braywick School

Soils Limited was commissioned by Interserve Construction Limited to undertake a ground investigation and to provide information for new reception and primary school buildings

Client: Interserve Construction Limited

Site Investigation Value: £8000

Soils Limited was commissioned by Interserve Construction Limited to undertake a ground investigation and to provide information for new reception and primary school buildings. The development comprised a two-storey timber constructed, flat roofed school building, permeable parking areas and access roads.

Site Investigation Overview:

The works comprised an intrusive ground investigation at the site to establish the ground conditions, suitability of the natural geological strata as a founding medium and to assess the drainage potential of the underlying soils for both permeable surfacing and soak-aways. An assessment of contamination present was also made to ensure the safe redevelopment of the site.

What did we do / Find / Bring to the table

Soils Limited liaised with the school and client representatives, along with various other stakeholders involved to design a site investigation to meet the requirements of all parties.

The site works comprised:

– 5No. machine excavated trial holes 

– 4No. windowless sampler boreholes 

– 4No. dynamic probes  

– Geotechnical laboratory testing

– Environmental/chemical laboratory testing

Waste classification assessments

– Soil gas and groundwater monitoring 

– Procurement of Statutory Service Plans

The site works were undertaken at specific times to accommodate opening hours of a school specialising in children with learning difficulties.