GROUND STABILISATION, FFORESTFACH RETAIL PARK



New Build
£15m
First in the UK
Surf Bristol Ltd

Construction of a 200m inland Surf Lake using ground-breaking Wavegarden cove technology – the first of its kind in the UK. This exciting facility will generate up to 1,000 quality waves per hours, ranging from 50cm (1.7ft) to almost 2m (6.5ft) in height.

The new build also includes an education centre for schools and colleges, a café and bar, a surf shop. There’s also external works for landscaped gardens and car parks

client - henderson retail group

value - £2m

duration - 31 weeks

zero public complaints

complex traffic management plan

Engineer - WSP

Surveyor - GVA

Following a landslip the project entailed the remediation and ground stabilisation of a 25m embankment within a live retail park and adjacent to the busy A380.

The project required; traffic & pedestrian management systems, the design & installation of major temporary works systems, installation of 600mmØ piles, permanent reinforced concrete pile capping beam and cast in-situ reinforced concrete gravity retaining wall.

Form of Contract - NEC3 Option A