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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  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Tree pit and grilles help revamp Selfridges entrance
    Tree pit and grilles help revamp Selfridges entrance
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    GreenBlue Urban was involved in the tree planting aspect, from concept to design and installation, of 4 Liquidambar trees at the streetscape redevelopment of Selfridges Department Store, Duke Street, London. The public realm...
  • Grass Concrete: River embankment adjacent to the A484 Gresford, Wales
    River embankment adjacent to the A484 Gresford, Wales
    Grass Concrete
    The A484 Gresford bypass was constructed along a fast flowing tributary river with a potential to swell. The river was particularly erosive at the bends along its route. To counteract the problem, Grass Concrete was asked to...
  • Terram: GrassProtecta® reinforces Twycross Zoo parking area
    GrassProtecta® reinforces Twycross Zoo parking area
    Terram
    In order to cater for increasing visitor numbers, a major refurbishment program was planned at Twycross Zoo, Atherstone to improve facilities. 42,000m2 of GrassProtecta® was specified to be installed directly onto the new...
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Tree planting systems for BBC Cardiff development
    Tree planting systems for BBC Cardiff development
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    The BBC’s new Roath Lock Studios in Cardiff opened in record time. GreenBlue Urban's tree planting system offered the most suitable tree pit designs. Large rooting volumes for the trees were created underneath the hard...
  • Gravitas International: Flex MSE for tieback gravity wall along creek
    Flex MSE for tieback gravity wall along creek
    Gravitas International
    Flex MSE Vegetated Wall System was installed as a tie-back gravity wall along the bank of a creek. The length of the filled units were used to tie back into the bank, without requiring further reinforcement. The Flex MSE...
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Tree pit systems for Bletchley redevelopment
    Tree pit systems for Bletchley redevelopment
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    Milton Keynes Council's Master Plan to redevelop and regenerate land in and around Bletchley included a high-quality public realm to increase pedestrian activity and create a thriving and safer outlook. The project offered...
  • Gravitas International: Flex MSE system replaces worn revetments at SSSI
    Flex MSE system replaces worn revetments at SSSI
    Gravitas International
    A Flex MSE Vegetated Wall System was installed at an SSSI site with nearly 25 designations. It was used to replace 300m-worth of failed timber revetment. The Flex MSE units were filled using site-won material from the chalk...
  • Terram: Permeable grass access road using TRUCKPAVE
    Permeable grass access road using TRUCKPAVE
    Terram
    TERRAM Truckpave cellular porous paver was specified for a park area where a secant pile tank had to be installed near residential properties in Stockport. The robust paving system allows access of heavy vehicles for...
  • Terram: Surface reinforcement for golf and buggy paths, Jersey
    Surface reinforcement for golf and buggy paths, Jersey
    Terram
    Les Ormes Golf Club suffered with the problem of grass damage due to heavy pedestrian and golf cart use, resulting in worn, uneven and rutted areass on the slopes, tees and path ends, which required a permanent remedial...
  • 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.
  • Terram: TERRAM GEOCELL slope reinforcement, canal, South Wales
    TERRAM GEOCELL slope reinforcement, canal, South Wales
    Terram
    As part of the reinforcement of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal in South Wales, engineers at British Waterways specified TERRAM specialist geotextiles and GEOCELL cellular systems to prevent erosion on a section of the...
  • 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: 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...
  • Corden Group: Reinforcement tiles for hardstanding - Blidworth
    Reinforcement tiles for hardstanding - Blidworth
    Corden Group
    In 2007, the Corden Group decided to develop a new company, Corden Manufacturing, to produce concrete blocks. 'We had planned to make a conventional external yard area of concrete', said Tony Trevethick, the Group Finance...
  • 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...