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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  • Terram: Gravel-filled car park - National Memorial Arboretum
    Gravel-filled car park - National Memorial Arboretum
    Terram
    Founded in 1997 and opened to the public in 2001, the National Memorial Arboretum is the UK’s centre for remembrance. 3,000 sqm of Terram's BODPAVE™85 porous plastic paving system was installed in the main car park as part...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Grass Concrete: 360m3 of Grasscrete system GC1, private car park, Kuwait
    360m3 of Grasscrete system GC1, private car park, Kuwait
    Grass Concrete
    The hostile desert climate of Kuwait makes grass growth difficult, with summer daytime temperatures of over 45°C. This project featured an irrigation system to achieve grass growth.
  • Rootlok: Rootlok creates sustainable headwall for wetlands
    Rootlok creates sustainable headwall for wetlands
    Rootlok
    Rootlok was used by Enfield Council to construct a new headwall in the Firs Farm Wetlands Flood Alleviation Scheme, in order to provide erosion and flood protection to a large pipe outlet.
  • Ruthin Precast Concrete: Decorative retaining wall, Wrexham bandstand
    Decorative retaining wall, Wrexham bandstand
    Ruthin Precast Concrete
    RPC Contracts was approached to provide a small retaining wall to form the base of a bandstand to which the client was going to attach cladding depicting the Welsh National Anthem in note form.
  • Phi Group: Permacrib timber crib retaining wall for Barratt Homes
    Permacrib timber crib retaining wall for Barratt Homes
    Phi Group
    This Permacrib timber retaining wall system was designed for the Barratt Homes development, The Rise in Scotswood, in Newcastle. Permacrib is a BBA-certified timber crib retaining wall system that is cost-effective,...
  • Lindum Turf: Steep slope turfing and stabilisation, Lincoln Castle
    Steep slope turfing and stabilisation, Lincoln Castle
    Lindum Turf
    Lincolnshire County Council decided to re-turf the Lucy Tower motte at Lincoln Castle to improve its appearance and help stabilise the earth. The 50° angle of the slope presented an enormous challenge and the work required...
  • Terram: Bodpave® 85 cycle route and walkway, Blackpool
    Bodpave® 85 cycle route and walkway, Blackpool
    Terram
    A rural marshland field was being used for frequent pedestrian and cycle access between a housing development, surrounding schools, colleges, the local train station and the connecting Blackpool Tower area. The intensive use...
  • 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...
  • 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 shore-line 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: 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...
  • Ruthin Precast Concrete: Rocwall panel system for new harbour wall, Conwy
    Rocwall panel system for new harbour wall, Conwy
    Ruthin Precast Concrete
    The client was charged with the task of improving scour protection to a major bridge abutment in Conwy Harbour. At the same time, the usable area of the quayside needed to be increased to improve local amenities. In...
  • Marshalls CPM: Retaining wall at Rhyl Harbour Development
    Retaining wall at Rhyl Harbour Development
    Marshalls CPM
    The Rhyl Harbour project formed part of a projectthat included a sustainable transport bridge, coastal erosion and flood protection works, harbour enhancements and the landscaping of the local areas. The contract was awarded...
  • Rootlok: Vegetated wall system improves watercourse flood defence
    Vegetated wall system improves watercourse flood defence
    Rootlok
    Harrow Council used the Rootlok vegetated wall system to strengthen flood defences and a narrow watercourse in Montesole Park, Pinner. The narrow watercourse corridor that runs through the park was difficult to maintain and...