Case Studies in Gardens and Landscapes

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AADEPT

The roads in and around our workshops, yards and factory are extremely busy thoroughfares. Vehicles of every size and type are moving materials at all hours of the day and night. A problem developed in the concrete section right outside our offices, as the concrete began to break up. Obviously, we sought to address the…

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The first NOEL – Leeds

We were aware that Halloween hadn’t happened yet, but there was a plantation of monumental Christmas trees to put up around the country and it was up to us to assist with many of them. The first one of the year required a bit of thinking about because floor loadings from the associated plant required…

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Hallowed ground – Keeping it green

Using: TuffTrak®ST Anyone who’s ever been in a sports club with grass space involved will know just how tense everybody gets when an activity gets mentioned that could jeopardise the welfare of that holy green turf. We can only imagine the scenes at the committee meeting in Thames Ditton when our clients plan to bring…

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Cornish groundworks – A delivery too far?!

Using: Ground Mat Minis Very often, people need our help with products like Ground Mat that either need too few or are too far away for us to be able to offer a cost effective collection or delivery function using our own fleet. We had looked at 1 or 2 day pallet-freight type deliveries, but…

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Mum’s and push chairs – An access challenge

Using: Walkovers Tough time constraints and ever more restrictive budgets rule out some of the traditional temporary works options. Like when a local sports centre embarked on some minor external alterations to make way for a new ‘soft-play’ area inside. As you might imagine, the local parents were fully supportive of the scheme as a…

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Chelmsford Racecourse – Betfred

Using: 4m x 2m x 25mm Anti Skid – Steel C/W Bevelled Edge and SALLY As part of a substantial work on the recently constructed facilities at the racecourse, some really big equipment and large structural elements were required on the infield area of the course. One thing was for absolute certain was that the…

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Lower promenade – Brighton Festival

Using: Pedestrian Friendly Concrete Barriers Every summer, Brighton by the Sea turns itself into a huge festival venue. This means turning many of the public spaces over to various theatrical set-ups and performance areas. Many of the back drops and screens require ballast anchors, some of which will be in zones where members of the…

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Stately Home Gardens renovation – Surrey Hills

Using: Ground Mats (GPRM) A client working through a range of landscaping projects within one large garden complex needed a mitigation for the sizes and types of plant and machinery that were to be required throughout the works. Plus an area for parking tradesmen vans was needed. Because the activity was moving around the site,…

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Henfield- Pre development site archeological investigation

Using: ZIGMATS Part of a developer’s responsibilities prior to excavating on a green field site are the required archaeological investigations. They vary in site and scope, but very often require some level of vehicular or plant access on unmade/agricultural land. It is often the very first ground disturbance on site, and if not managed properly…

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Rampion Off Shore Wind Farm – Access 4

Using: 3m x 1m x 70mm Ekki/Wooden Mats Creating roadways across land for a project like the Rampion off shore wind farm is always a challenge. Not least when the stakeholders and landowners are one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies with mission critical underground infrastructure crossing the route of the project’s own high voltage…

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