Excavation Projects

Recent Projects

Peel Park Sheffield

We recently commenced the remediation of part of the former steel works site off Shepcote Lane in Sheffield.

The works require the removal of 40000 m2 of concrete slab and foundations along with reduced level excavation , on site processing and over excavation of the made ground to allow ground treatments to be undertaken.

There is approximately 15000 m3 of concrete to process for reuse and over 25000 m3 of made ground to be processed and reused on site to produce the required building platforms, service yards , car parks and access roads.

Worcester 6 Business Park

We are currently on site undertaking the bulk earthworks to two proposed industrial units on the Worcester 6 Business Park.

The works involve cut and fill to the main plot and large scale bulk excavation to a future development area.

Advanced archaeological works to other expansion areas.

In total there is nearly 80000 m3 of spoil to be moved on site.

Works started in early January and will be complete in March.

Aldi RDC Bathgate East Lothian

We carried out the bulk earthworks , stabilisation and preliminary drainage works on the above site for a new building housing a freezer and temperature controlled areas on the existing distribution depot.

The works require the excavation and filling of over 50000 m3 of materials on site. The remediation of all areas due to the presence of difficult geological conditions.

Stabilisation of all hard surfaced areas with the import of over 12000 tonnes of capping stone.

The installation of surface water drainage and a foul pumping main.

Works commenced in late July 2018 and the first phase was completed in November 2018.

The Hub Witton Birmingham

We have just finished the bulk earthworks, stabilisation and stoning up to 4 large industrial units on the former IMI site in Witton.

We carried out deep excavations through the made ground to construct stabilised finger foundations in lieu of a more expensive piled solution.

Works commenced in March 2018 and were completed in July 2018.

Morston Point Cannock

The works were undertaken on an old open cast site. The works required deep excavation of all fill materials down to a depth of 4 metres under the proposed industrial unit and the use of rapid impact compaction at formation levels.

All fill materials were replaced and the levels built up in cemented stabilised layers to the required formation levels.

All external areas were cut and filled and stabilised with stone imported to cover all completed areas.

Works commenced in May 2018 and were completed in July 2018.

Prologis Bickenhill Parkway Birmingham Airport

We carried out the bulk earthworks to two large industrial units at the Bickenhill site in Birmingham.

The works were undertaken alongside the stabilisation contractor.

The works required moving over 600000 m3 of spoil on site and producing two large building footprints , all yards and access roads and a large screening bund.

Imported type 1 was brought to site to cover all hard surfaced areas.

Works commenced in March 2018 and were completed in June 2018.

Selly Oak Retail Park

We carried out the bulk excavation , remediation , stabilisation and stoning up of the new retail park at Selly Oak.

The site was a former battery factory with a history of heavy contamination. We carried out the remediation of the site to produce building footprints for a new Sainsburys supermarket , retail , units and student accommodation as well as parking and service yards.

Works commenced in September 2017 and were completed in November.

Aldi RDC Sawley East Midlands

The works require a bulk excavation of approximately 85000 m3 along with the stabilisation using cement of 30000 m3 of bulk fill and building and yard areas measuring over 100000 m2.

In addition several surface water attenuation ponds were excavated and lined along with the installation of over 5000 m of drainage.

All areas of the site were covered with capping materials with over 70000 tonnes of stone need to complete the works.

Works commenced in June 17 and the works were completed by the end of November 2017

Kings Langley Shool

We have completed the full demolition of the former High School following the move into a new building.

The works required substantial asbestos removal followed by the total demolition of the school and removal of all foundations.

The works were commenced in January and completed in July this year.

Dandara - Sweet Street Leeds

We carried out the bulk excavation works to two large basements on the Sweet Street site for Interserve in two phases from January to August this year.

The works required the separation of potentially contaminated materials from other site materials and the controlled disposal off site of over 60000 tonnes of spoil.

The works also the required the formation of two heavy duty pile mats. The stone for the pile mats was recovered from on site demolition materials during the separation and segregation of the made ground.

Roach Bank Road Bury

We completed the remediation of a former inert tip to produce the building platform , external yards , access roads and car parks for a large food processing development.

The works required the excavation and processing of the former tip materials along with soil stabilisation to produce suitable fill materials.

The completed formations were covered with locally quarried free draining materials and type 1.

The works were started in January and completed at the end of April 2017

Prologis Park Kettering

We carried out the bulk excavation works and stoning up for a large commercial building on the above site at Kettering for Benniman. The works were undertaken from November 2016 to February 2017

Allerton Waste Park - Phase 2 works

We carried out the phase 2 earthworks on the above site from August to December 2016.

The works required major structural filling to the new building and adjacent areas. The planning conditions required major landscaping operations around the site to create screening bunds. As part of these works we sourced and supplied under a WRAP protocol over 20000 tonnes of approved topsoil.

Defence National Rehabilitation Centre - Phase 2 works

These works were undertaken from March to August 2016.

The works comprised additional earthworks to the site to create car parking and hard landscaped areas. We also carried out major strip out and dismantling to the existing Stanford Hall which is to be refurbished as part of the overall project.

Acanthus Park Redditch

We completed the earthworks to two large commercial units on the above site.

The works required bulk excavation on site , soil stabilisation and the construction of 4 metre high gabion retaining walls.

The works also required the removal of approximately 10000 m3 of spoil off site.

Works were carried out from February to May 2016

Birmingham Wholesale Market

We carried out the bulk earthworks and site preparation for the site of the new Birmingham Wholesale Market.

The works were undertaken between January and April 2016.

The site covered approximately 70000 m2

Aldi Regional Distribution Depot Queenborough Isle of Sheppey

We were appointed Principal Contractor to undertake the enabling works for the new distribution depot.

The works involved supervising ecological mitigation works. Bulk earthworks of over 130000 m3 of spoil on site.

Soil stabilisation works to over 90000 m3 and cement treatment to 100000 m2.

In addition there were extensive drainage works, reinforced soil embankment construction and the use of over 200000 m2 of geogrid soil improvement.

The work were undertaken from August to December 2015

Defence National Rehabilitation Centre Loughborough

We carried out the bulk earthworks on the new state of the art medical facility within the grounds of Stanford Hall Stately Home.

The works involved preparing over 60000 m2 of building area and externals.

Site levels were made up with over 75000 tonnes of recycled aggregates sourced from local suppliers.

The works were undertaken between August and December 2015

Allerton Waste Park

We have recently completed the bulk excavation works on the above project for Vinci Environment.

The works required the excavation of up to 9 metre deep reception pits for the waste handling and storage structures as well as large areas of heavy duty building areas.

The works were undertaken between February and April 2015

Aldi Regional Distribution Centre Cardiff

We carried out the bulk earthworksfor the new Aldi Regional Distribution Depot at Wentloog Avenue Cardiff..

The works required the importation to site of over 100000 tonnes of suitable fill materials and 60000 tonnes of recycled aggregates.

The works are being undertaken within the boundary of a sssi.

As part of the works we have enlarged and re-profiled the tidal reen drainage system around the site in cooperation with the local drainage board and environment agency.

All materials imported to site were carefully monitored by regular testing and validation due to the sensitivity of the site within the sssi.

The works commenced in February 2015 and were completed by July 2015.

Rotherham Biomass Plant Rotherham

We have completed the site remediation works for the new biomass plant on the former Firth Rixon site in Rotherham for Interserve.

The works required a full remediation of the former steel works site to remove all materials including buried structures and foundations to allow piling works to follow.

The works required the removal of approximately 48000 m3 of foundations and slabs as part of the remediation with all materials processed to be made suitable for reuse on site.

Works started in May 2015 and were complete by early August 2015.

ALDI REGIONAL DISTRIBUTION DEPOT QUEENBOROUGH ISLE OF SHEPPEY

We completed the bulk earthworks to the new regional distribution depot between August and December 2015.

In advance of the main excavation works protected species of grasses and moth bearing plants were relocated on site as part of an environmental mitigation process this was undertaken by specialist contractors and supervised by English Nature.

The works required the stripping of over 140000 m2 of topsoil to be placed in bunds around the site. A bulk excavation of 120000 m3 was undertaken with all materials being reused as fill on site following lime stabilisation.

The surface formations were all cement treated with over 120000 m2 of surface area treated before 60000 tonnes of recycled capping materials were imported to site.

In addition to the stabilisation works over 5000 metres of land drainage was installed and 150000 m2 of geogrids were used on site.

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Allerton Waste Park

We have recently completed the bulk excavation works on the above project for Vinci Environment.

The works required the excavation of up to 9 metre deep reception pits for the waste handling and storage structures as well as large areas of heavy duty building areas.

The works were undertaken between February and April 2015.

Aldi Regional Distribution Centre Cardiff

We are currently on site undertaking the earthworks to produce the building and external areas for the new Aldi Distribution Centre.

The works require the importation to site of over 100000 tonnes of suitable fill materials and 60000 tonnes of recycled aggregates. The works are being undertaken within the boundary of a sssi.

As part of the works we have enlarged and re-profiled the tidal reen drainage system around the site in cooperation with the local drainage board and environment agency.

All materials imported to site are carefully monitored by regular testing and validation due to the sensitivity of the site within the sssi.

The works commenced in February and will be complete before the end of July.

Rotherham Biomass Plant Rotherham

We are currently undertaking the site remediation works for the new biomass plant on the former Firth Rixon site in Rotherham for interserve.

The works require a full remediation of the former steel works site to remove all materials including buried structures and foundations to allow piling works to follow.

The works require the removal of approximately 48000 m3 as part of the remediation with all materials to be processed to be made suitable for reuse on site.

Works started in May and will be complete by early August.

RAF Brize Norton

Advance demolition works are being undertaken to clear the site for the construction of a new hanger on the RAF base. Bulk earthworks will commence following the completion of the demolition of the former engine detuner pictured.

Aldi Regional Distribution Depot near Bolton

Work has just started on the site of the new Aldi Distribution centre at the former Cutacre Open Cast Coal site near Bolton. The works are being undertaken for Harworth Estates and Aldi.

Approximately 250000 m3 of material is required to be moved to form the new distribution depot. Works will last for 20 weeks with a combined contract value of in excess of £1.5 million.

Brigg Renewable Energy Plant

Main Contractor - Moortown Construction

Full site remediation in preparation for new power station. The works included breaking out all slabs and foundations of the former British sugar factory, processing of hard materials on site for re-use, and cut and fill exercise to produce the required site levels, disposal of surplus materials off site.

Date: February to May 2014

Solihull Business Park

Main contractor - Bennimans

Contract is for earthworks and stabilisation to form building platforms.

Date: February to April 2014

Jaguar Land Rover New Engine Plant Wolverhampton

Main Contractor - Interserve

Bulk earthworks on the new factory site to form building platform, external parking and storage areas and surface water storage ponds.

The importation of over 20000 tonnes of recycled aggregates to protects prepared formations.

Date: July to November 2013

Aldi Regional Distribution Centre - Goldthorpe

Client - Working Directly for Aldi PLC

Bulk earthworks to form proposed building platform, service yards and car parking area for new distribution depot. Total earthworks volumes 154000 m3 to be moved as part of the works and 40000 tonnes of imported stone required.

Date: March to July 2013

West Yorkshire Police - Carr Gate Regional Training

Main Contractor - Interserve Construction Limited

The earthworks on the new regional training centre which requires the formation of building platforms, car parks and specialist training areas.

Date: July 2012 to February 2013

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds Divisional Headquarters

Main Contractor - Interserve Construction Limited

The bulk earthworks to form new building platforms for the new police headquarters at Elland Road. Over 50000 m3 of spoil is required to be removed off site as part of the works.

Date: July to December 2012

West Yorkshire Police – Wakefield Divisional Headquarters

Main Contractor - Interserve Construction Limited

The reduced level excavation and soil stabilisation of the new divisional headquarters and custody suite plus all external parking areas.

The importation of type 1 on cement stabilised sub grade.

Date: June to August 2012

Herontree North and Whipperdale Rifle Ranges

Main Contractor - Carillion Civil Engineering Ltd

The bulk earthworks to form two new 600 metre long rifle ranges for the garrison at Catterick. The works involve the handling over 250000 m3 of materials on site.

Date: April 2012 to August 2013