Projects and case studies featuring surface / slope reinforcement on EXTERNAL WORKS. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Terram: Reinforcement for overflow parking using GrassProtecta®
    Reinforcement for overflow parking using GrassProtecta®
    Terram
    The East Beach car park at Shoeburyness, Essex offers year-round parking for all visitors. The grassed overflow car park suffered with vehicles wearing away the grass and creating ruts, with the area becoming uneven,...
  • Gravitas International: FlexMSE Vegetated Wall System prevents coastal erosion
    FlexMSE Vegetated Wall System prevents coastal erosion
    Gravitas International
    The Flex MSE Vegetated Wall System was used for an archaeologically sensitive site where no reinforcement systems were permitted. The Flex MSE system was gravity-stacked to prevent further erosion and loss of shoreline
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Channel Protection - Case Study Access 18 Avonmouth
    Channel Protection - Case Study Access 18 Avonmouth
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    Access 18 comprises of a strategically located development site in the established distribution and industrial location of Avonmouth on the edge of Bristol. The project consisted of a drainage channel or rhine and associated...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Terram: TRUCKPAVE porous pavers for depot heavy vehicle access
    TRUCKPAVE porous pavers for depot heavy vehicle access
    Terram
    TERRAM Truckpave was installed to create a surface course for a heavily trafficked area at a Electricity North West depot. The 3,700m2 area was being heavily underutilised due to its unstabilised surface, which was prone to...
  • 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...
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Channel Protection - Case Study Ampthill, Northampton
    Channel Protection - Case Study Ampthill, Northampton
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    The site at Warrens Farm in Ampthill is typical of Greenfix's ability to provide technically innovative answers to soil stabilisation questions where an “off the peg” solution has not worked. After numerous issues with the...
  • Terram: BodPave 85 porous car parking - SparkOne, Bristol
    BodPave 85 porous car parking - SparkOne, Bristol
    Terram
    Quantum Property Partnership required a high environmental standard of build for new development, Spark One-a hub for science and technology businesses in the Bristol and Bath region. The build also had to meet the criteria...
  • 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.
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Geoweb® Rail - Case Study  Borders Rail, Galashiels
    Geoweb® Rail - Case Study Borders Rail, Galashiels
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    The Borders Railway is the longest new domestic railway to be constructed in Britain for over 100 years. It will see four new stations built in Midlothian and three in the Scottish Borders and cut journey times between...
  • Corden Group: Sustainable drainage system for Hanbury Hall car park
    Sustainable drainage system for Hanbury Hall car park
    Corden Group
    Hanbury Hall, a National Trust property in Worcestershire, needed a sustainable drainage system car park that was eco-friendly but also able to cope with hundreds of cars each day. A mostly grassed finish was desired to fit...
  • Corden Group: Reinforcement tiles for Churchill Hospital car park
    Reinforcement tiles for Churchill Hospital car park
    Corden Group
    GF30 tiles were used to create a 5000m2, porous, aggregate-paved surface for a permanent car park at the new Churchill Hospital. The scheme used a light-coloured aggregate as infill and contrasting plastic demarcation blocks...
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Tree pit system for St Peters Square, Manchester
    Tree pit system for St Peters Square, Manchester
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    Classed as a conservation area, trees at St Peter’s Square in Manchester are of crucial importance to the environment. GreenBlue Urban supplied 60 series StrataCells, Arborvents, bespoke tree grilles and Geonet for the 22...