Projects and case studies featuring ground engineering on EXTERNAL WORKS. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Grass Concrete: Grass pavers, private drive and car park, Derbyshire
    Grass pavers, private drive and car park, Derbyshire
    Grass Concrete
    The project involved the refurbishment of an overgrown rear garden near the Derbyshire Peak District.
  • Phi Group: Retaining wall and reinforced soil slope for A21 road
    Retaining wall and reinforced soil slope for A21 road
    Phi Group
    Phi Group was contracted to construct a number of reinforced soil structures for a £70 million scheme upgrading the carriageway of the A21, a busy arterial route in Kent.
  • Woodscape: External furniture for exclusive residential development
    External furniture for exclusive residential development
    Woodscape
    Millbrook Park is an exceptional residential destination located in the much sought after NW7 area, combining the best of city and country living within a tranquil setting on the edge of the green belt. This exclusive scheme...
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: SuDS bioretention tree pit installations - Goldhawk Road
    SuDS bioretention tree pit installations - Goldhawk Road
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    GreenBlue Urban's Stratacell root reinforcement modules have been used as part of a Sustainable Urban Drainage System (SuDS) for the regeneration of Goldhawk Road in London. Semi-mature trees have been planted which will...
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Eromat™ Erosion Control Blanket - Case Study Swansea Uni
    Eromat™ Erosion Control Blanket - Case Study Swansea Uni
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    As part of the works on the new Bay Campus at Skewen, an artificial dune has been created to protect the site from tidal surges. The landward side of this was protected by Greenfix Eromat erosion control blanket. This...
  • Phi Group: Welded mesh gabion wall retains flood basin and hedge
    Welded mesh gabion wall retains flood basin and hedge
    Phi Group
    A gabion retaining wall was supplied and installed for David Wilson Homes at their Thurstan's Rise project in Coleford, situated in the Forest of Dean. The gabion wall supports the edge of a balancing pond with a historic...
  • Phi Group: Concrete retaining wall system for water treatment works
    Concrete retaining wall system for water treatment works
    Phi Group
    A £22M scheme for Scottish Water to improve water quality for villages south of Inverness required a concrete crib wall to create a level area for construction work. The first phase of the Andacrib concrete crib wall...
  • Terram: Permeable gravel car park, Chatham Docks
    Permeable gravel car park, Chatham Docks
    Terram
    Terram Bodpave 85 permeable gravel paving was specified for the 8800m2 car parking area of the Maritime Museum at Chatham Docks. The surface offers a load carrying weight of 400 tonnes/m2 and an environmental requirement for...
  • Phi Group: Gabion baskets create retaining walls for SMART motorway
    Gabion baskets create retaining walls for SMART motorway
    Phi Group
    Phi Group installed over 1, 600m3 of gabions, supplying both the 6G gabon infill stone and 1,000m3 granular backfill material to create retaining walls along stretches of the M1 motorway.
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Pre-seeded erosion control for River Stour
    Pre-seeded erosion control for River Stour
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    Shipston-on-Stour Angling Club identified the need to redevelop a section of the River Stour which had become overgrown, preventing access for the Angling Club members and local residents. Following examination of the site,...
  • Corden Group: Ground reinforcement tiles for farm car park
    Ground reinforcement tiles for farm car park
    Corden Group
    The installation at Vauquiedor Farm in Guernsey was to produce additional car parking spaces for the client. Gridforce ground reinforcement tiles were selected because “there was a considerable saving of between 35-50%...
  • Phi Group: Gabion retaining wall for Horfield Cutting
    Gabion retaining wall for Horfield Cutting
    Phi Group
    Almost 1,000m of Phi welded mesh gabions were used as part of the works at Horfield Cutting on the Great Western rail route. The gabion retaining wall is up to 5m high in places
  • ACO Water Management: GroundGuard grass surface repair, Faversham Golf Course
    GroundGuard grass surface repair, Faversham Golf Course
    ACO Water Management
    Faversham Golf Club in Kent required a system which would preserve natural appearance of the course whilst providing a ground stabilisation solution. The brief was to repair key areas of its grassed playing surface that had...
  • Terram: Tree root protection in Kent using TERRAM GEOCELL
    Tree root protection in Kent using TERRAM GEOCELL
    Terram
    TERRAM GEOCELL was specified with the dual purpose of offering a strong stable base for the access routes and to protect tree roots from damage on a roadway for a new housing development in Kent. TERRAM GEOCELL was installed...
  • Marshalls CPM: Retaining wall for Network Rail embankment stability
    Retaining wall for Network Rail embankment stability
    Marshalls CPM
    The River Hem (which flows adjacent to the main Paddington to Penzance railway line) rises significantly due to heavy, prolonged rain and has resulted in the erosion of the embankment. As part of the Network Rail Scour...