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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  • Corden Group: Ground reinforcement tiles for new grassed car park
    Ground reinforcement tiles for new grassed car park
    Corden Group
    Wargrave Parish Council contacted Gridforce in Nov 2018 as they wanted to reinforce a grassed area at one of their recreation grounds for use as an additional car park. 1046m2 of Park40 LDP ground reinforcement tiles were...
  • Terram: BODPAVE 40 grass filled porous paver - overflow car park
    BODPAVE 40 grass filled porous paver - overflow car park
    Terram
    The permanent grassed overflow car park historically suffered with the problem of vehicles damaging the grass and creating extensive rutting and an uneven, muddy/unpleasant parking situation throughout the year. The National...
  • Gravitas International: Flex MSE vegetated wall system repairs lake shoreline
    Flex MSE vegetated wall system repairs lake shoreline
    Gravitas International
    Flex MSE was used to repair and strengthen a lake shoreline near a private property which was being eroded by water movement. Flex MSE has 100% of its strength the day installation is completed, unlike traditional systems...
  • Grass Concrete: Grasscrete for spillway and access roads, Cobbins Brook
    Grasscrete for spillway and access roads, Cobbins Brook
    Grass Concrete
    Cobbins Brook Flood Alleviation Scheme, close to Waltham Abbey in Essex, is managed by the Environment Agency. It required an effective overspill drainage management system for its large expanse of embankment spillway.
  • Phi Group: Gabion baskets support existing stone wall at university
    Gabion baskets support existing stone wall at university
    Phi Group
    Phi Group provided 100m3 of gabion baskets to support an existing stone wall at the University of Huddersfield. Access was restricted due to the canal-side location, so careful planning and sequencing of the work was needed.
  • Terram: Gravel-filled porous pavers - Twycross Zoo
    Gravel-filled porous pavers - Twycross Zoo
    Terram
    Twycross Zoo has been open since 1963, attracting in excess of 450,000 visitors per year. In order to cater for this number and to increase future visitors a major refurbishment programme was planned. New car and coach parks...
  • Hugh Pearl (Land Drainage): Agricultural land drainage for Thurlow Estates
    Agricultural land drainage for Thurlow Estates
    Hugh Pearl (Land Drainage)
    Hugh Pearl completed an agricultural land drainage project for Thurlow Estates near Haverhill, including the laying of drainage pipes.
  • Terram: TRUCKPAVE paver allows detention tank uder playing field
    TRUCKPAVE paver allows detention tank uder playing field
    Terram
    A play field had been selected as the location for the construction of a detention tank needed to extend the local anti-flooding network. The TERRAM Truckpave paving system was specified as the solution to provide a robust...
  • Terram: BODPAVE 40 grass-filled porous pavers, SIEMENS car park
    BODPAVE 40 grass-filled porous pavers, SIEMENS car park
    Terram
    SIEMENS required a reinforcement surface that kept the natural grassed finish and allowed full water penetration in-line with Sustainable Urban Drainage (SUDS) requirements. It also needed to be capable of withstanding...
  • 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.
  • Elite Precast Concrete: Huge interlocking retaining wall for distribution centre
    Huge interlocking retaining wall for distribution centre
    Elite Precast Concrete
    Main contractor, Winvic, asked Elite to provide over a thousand 2,400kg Legato™ interlocking concrete blocks for the construction of a huge retaining wall as part of the development of a £multi-million, 310,000ft2...
  • Grass Concrete: Betoatlas retaining walls, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
    Betoatlas retaining walls, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
    Grass Concrete
    The Home Valley Memorial Hospital in West Yorkshire planned to extend its site, that was cut into a 1 in 2 slope. The existing site had been formed by installing a gabion wall, but to repeat this would call for substantial...
  • URBASTYLE®: Concrete architectural retaining walls for high school
    Concrete architectural retaining walls for high school
    URBASTYLE®
    Barlow RC High School in Didsbury required retaining walls in bespoke shapes and finishes. Architectural concrete retaining walls were provided in a white finish with special bamboo structure engraving. Urbastyle is able to...
  • Grass Concrete: Grasscrete GC2 aids flood alleviation, Tilgate Dam
    Grasscrete GC2 aids flood alleviation, Tilgate Dam
    Grass Concrete
    Tilgate Park, a natural leisure facility, attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The Environment Agency identified the need to reduce the incidence of flooding along the River Mole in a plain extending as far...
  • ACO Water Management: Ground reinforcement system for vegetable garden paths
    Ground reinforcement system for vegetable garden paths
    ACO Water Management
    GroundGuard, ACO's lightweight ground reinforcement system, played a key role in the upgrade of a vegetable garden. GroundGuard, was installed by the building and landscape firm Bradfield & Davies to secure gravel and...