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
– 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.
A new ‘Southern Link Road’ linking the A130 southbound to a new signalised junction on the A1245.
Upgrading the A47 single carriageway to a dual carriageway standard including access routes and a new bridge
The demolition of the existing derelict Public House (White Hart Inn) and the construction of eight 3-storey houses
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Redevelopment included hard landscaping such as access roads driveways and pavements and soft landscaping such as communal garden and public open space.
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Soils Limited was commissioned to undertake a ground investigation by the RNLI for a proposed new lifeboat station at RNLI Penlee, The Strand, Newlyn
Redevelopment of the current Marina with the creation of over 200 berths; a dry stack a boatyard with a 75-tonne boat hoist servicing, commercial units, restaurants and passenger ferry link.
The site is to be redeveloped as a care home with outlying sheltered residential properties arranged around a central administrative centre.