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Site investigation, soil stabilisation, soil testing


Surveying surface of site prior to development to establish dimensions, contours and levels; excavating or drilling to determine strata, taking samples, performing site and laboratory tests for foundation design etc. Stabilisation or improvement of bearing capacity or slip resistance of existing ground, various methods.
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Stabilisatioin - Abweb and Abgrid, Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, Chshire, UK
Quarry Bank is an old cotton mill in Cheshire, now operated by the National Trust it attracts large numbers of visitors daily. A permeable run off was required to allow the car park to be used with...
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Stabilisation - Sudsweb, Abgrid & Terrex, Devour, Holmfirth, UK
In 2017 permission was granted for the redevelopment of an historic abandoned mill in Holmfirth into a restaurant and cookery school. It was soon clear the ground to be used for parking needed sta...
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Tree Root Protection, Woodland Access, Abweb TRP, Center Parcs, Woburn, UK
Part of the planning consent for Centerparcs included a roundabout and the creation of cycle bridleways. The aim to complete the work using a method sympathetic to the environment whilst avoiding d...
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Glastonbury Abbey – Soilmat & Geocoir
As part of the renovation of Glastonbury Abbey, the walls needed to be stabilised without destroying the existing character of the building. This included the grass surface which had grown on top ...
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F3 Fire Retardant Rockmat, Timber Stakes - Train Robbers Bridge, Ledburn
Network Rail and main contractor Balfour Beatty were looking for an economic and effective solution to the problem of burrowing animals undermining the embankment and potential soil...
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Geoweb® & GeoJute– Channel Protection Access 18 Avonmouth
Access 18 is in Avonmouth Bristol. The project consisted of a drainage channel or rhyne and collection pond. Geoweb was selected to protect the liner due to the tendon load transfer system which pr...
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Double Arch Windfarm - Tenax
The Double Arches Wind Turbine has been constructed to provide power to accompany a development of 1250 homes in Leighton Buzzard. The wind turbine is a Vensys 87 1.5MW turbine which will generate ...
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Hollyford Windfarm - Stratagrid
Geosynthetics were approached by Intergeo Services to engineer a solution for three 3000kW wind turbines located above Hollyford in the Silieve Felim mountains of Tipperary. Geosynthetics Limited w...
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Slope Protection Primark Distribution Centre Thrapston
The project consisted of the installation of soil erosion protection & vegetation establishment to a newly formed slope. Preseeded Covamat Fresh was selected to provide a grassed surface in a s...
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Steep Embankment Protection Donside Development Aberdeen
Albion Drilling were tasked with stabilising and encapsulating an existing embankment by Soil Nailing. The encapsulation layers were held together by rock fall netting with Geoweb used as a soil re...
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