Home > Companies > gtSpecifier by Green-Tech Ltd > Green-tree Structural Soil

Green-tree Structural Soil is a traditional sand and soil based substrate blended with polypropylene fibres. During the mixing process the crimped polypropylene fibres are entwined with the soil increasing the overall strength and resistance of the soil. It is applied above a Type 1 sub base layer then overlaid with turf to the project specification. As the turf becomes established the roots interlock with the system, further increasing stability and its cohesive strength. The benefits of using crimped fibre reinforced soil have been extensively tested, the results as a whole show the potential wide ranging applications of fibre reinforced soils and the extent to which a relatively small quantity of polypropylene fibres improves the soils strength.

Benefits:

  • A durable and stable natural grass surface.
  • Free-draining.
  • High load-bearing capacity.
  • Excellent resistance to highly trafficked areas.
  • Eliminates tracking on new grass.
  • Easily transportable.
  • Simple to install.
  • Long life-span (with suitable maintenance).

Applications:

  • Emergency and access roads.
  • Overspill car parks.
  • Golf course buggy routes and walkways.
  • Public recreation areas.
  • Public events.
  • Verges and pedestrian walkways.

NBS Specification

NBS Create logo
This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-40-85/330 Manufactured growing medium

NBS Specification

NBS Buliding logo
This product is associated with the following NBS clauses:

Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

gtSpecifier by Green-Tech Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)1423 332114

Product reference

Green-tree Structural Soil

Manufacturer details

Rabbit Hill Park,
Great North Road,
Arkendale,
Knaresborough,
North Yorkshire, HG5 0FF
Tel +44 (0)1423 332114
Fax +44 (0)1423 332101
NBS Plus