GROUND STABILISATION, FFORESTFACH RETAIL PARK
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.