Soil Nailing Case Studies

Our case studies provide great examples of some of the outstanding work we have undertaken. These case studies cover soil nails, soil nailing, bearing tension piles, restricted access piles, ground anchors, drilling and grouting, contiguous bored piled walls - other case studies are available. Click on the case study titles for further details on the individual projects.

Soil Nails & Soil Nailing

Crawshawbooth : Remedial work to prevent a slipped hillside demolishing a row of terrace houses. Installation of over 80 soil nails at depths of up to 15m , installation matting and meshing.

Northumberlandia : A major soil nail installation was required for the construction of England’s most striking landscape sculpture in decades which adorns the Northumberland countryside

Newcastle : A soil nail installation on a site restricted by a railway viaduct, road flyover and containing a Roman wall.

Sainsbury : Installation of tension micro piles using soil nailing techniques to form permanent ground anchorage. 

Derwent : Installation of soil nails to arrest landslip

Bearing tension piles & restricted access piles

Birchwood, Warrington: Installation of odex piles and case and augur piles to depths of up to 15m  to install 45 number. Ground conditions included bands of running sand

Oxford Road : Installation of restricted access piles as part of an Access For All scheme.

RNLI Portishead: Installation of ramp piles under extreme tidal conditions in the construction of a new RNLI station.

Worcester Library : Installation of bearing tension piles as the site of one of the UK’s most visually stunning new builds in decades.

Old Trafford: Installation of bearing piles, compression piles, restricted access piles in ground redevelopment.

Drilling and grouting

Bournemouth : Specialist grout treatment of ground to prevent rupture of main water pipeline

Inverness : drilling and grouting work for ground stabilisation 

The Triangle Oldham : mine work treatment on a brownfield site for social housing

Ground Anchors

Chorley : stabilisation of embankment structures as part of rail track bed lowering project

Stockport : installation of a rows of inox bar to stabilise bridge abutments prior to lifting bridge deck

Bridlington : installation of a series of tension micro piles acting as ground anchors on a sheet pile wall

Sandhills, Liverpool: implementation of Ground Anchors scheme for railway abutment prior to bridge deck replacement

Argoed : stabilisation of A4048 retaining wall using Ground Anchors and soil nailing techniques

Liverton : slope stabilisation scheme involving Soil Nails and Ground Anchors

Hereford : drilling and installation of temporary king post retaining wall to enable river footbridge installation.

Foundation piles

Farnworth : Installation of horizontal spiles to reinforce a tunnel structure prior to re-boring for a new railway tunnel.

Ovington Square : installation of micro piles as foundation piles in new basement construction

Strathclyde University: drilling of mico piles to support restructured building

Anglesey, Rhosneigr : foundation piles for luxury apartment development

Geothermal boreholes

Prestwich: installation of Geothermal boreholes in Primary Care Trust extension  

King posts & contiguous bored pile walls

Garforth, Leeds : Remedial work to arrest slip of major arterial road, installation of 50 king posts over a non contiguous length of  200 metres.

Holden Wood : drilling and installation of temporary king post retaining wall to enable reservoir excavation work

Saddleworth & Stockport : construction of king post and contiguous bored piled walls as part of retaining wall replacement scheme.

Hereford : drilling and installation of temporary king post retaining wall to enable river footbridge installation.



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