Environmental & Geotechnical
Case Studies

Case studies  of geotechnical activities – from our high quality, cost effective and pragmatic geotechnical, mining, geological and environmental services

Basement Impact Assessment

Ground Investigation And Basement Impact Assessment

,
Earth Environmental were commissioned to undertake a deep window sample borehole ground investigation and basement impact assessment at an existing property in London. The property had limited access for a proposed deep basement development (circa 6-8m) Access to the drilling locations required all drilling equipment to be transported through the occupied property which excluded many typical drilling techniques (which often require vehicle access as a minimum).
Stability assessment golf course

Slope Stability Assessment & Remedial Design Wilmslow Golf Club

Earth Environmental were requested complete a slope stability assessment and develop remedial designs at Wilmslow Golf Club. This was to assess the stability of a slope by the 18th green. For a number of years there was slippage of the footpath at the top of the slope. Following a heavy  period of rain in February 2019 the slope moved by approximately 500mm with a classical circular slip evident.
Site Investigation for New Residential Development

Environmental & Geotechnical: Site Investigation Residential Development

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical have been involved in Environmental & Geotechnical Site Investigation for a residential development in Barrow in Furness Cumbria. A previous consultancy practice had conducted a site investigation (and remediation strategy) on the site and concluded that half of the site required a piled foundation solution and extensive remediation including gas protection measures.
Assessment of ground conditions

Soil & Groundwater Treatment with Remediation Strategy

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical have been involved in the assessment of ground conditions on the site for a number of years. The site is a shopping park which is being redeveloped and rejuvenated. Part of the site was a former fuel retailing facility which ceased trading over thirty years ago. There were no records relating to the operation or decommissioning of the site.
Slope Stability Assessment

Geotechnical Appraisal Cliff Collapse Newquay Cornwall

,
Earth Environmental & Geotechnical (Southern) Ltd were commissioned to undertake a Geotechnical Appraisal for cliff stability of a site near Watergate Bay in Newquay, Cornwall. HM Coastguard had reported a section of the cliff had collapsed in early 2020. As part of the study, a Phase I Desk Study was carried out, including obtaining a site-specific geological and ground stability report.
Geotechnical Site Investigation and coal mining risk assessment

Site Investigation and Coal Mining Assessment in Bristol

,
Earth Environmental & Geotechnical (Southern) Ltd were commissioned to undertake a combined coal mining assessment and geo-environmental site investigation for a site in Bristol for a proposed new residential development. The site was located in a development high risk area associated with mine entries and possible shallow depth unrecorded mine workings.
Environmental Permit Baseline Study - Bristol

Ground investigation Bristol : New Environmental Permit Application

,
Earth Environmental were commissioned to undertake a ground investigation and to inform a new Environmental Permit Application at a Green Waste Composting Facility located in Yate Bristol. The proposed site was used historically as a Colliery and as agricultural land prior to the current use. To inform the Environmental Permit Application, our client required a survey to understand baseline environmental conditions for soils, groundwater and ground gas across the assessment site.
Phase 2 ground investigation Kepax Bridge after

Phase 2 Ground Investigation : Kepax Cycle Footbridge

,
Earth Environmental & Geotechnical (Southern) have been commissioned by Jacobs Consultancy Ltd on behalf of Worcestershire County Council and Worcester City Council, to undertake phase 2 ground investigation works to support the construction of a footway cycle bridge - Kepax Bridge, that crosses the River Severn to the north of the city.
Basement Impact Assessment Hackney London

Basement Impact Assessment Hackney London New Development

,
Earth Environmental & Geotechnical (Southern) Ltd were commissioned to undertake a Basement Impact Assessment for a new development in Hackney, London. As part of the assessment Earth Environmental & Geotechnical (Southern) Ltd carried out: Desk Study, Ground Investigation, Laboratory Geotechnical/Environmental Testing
Basement Impact Assessment & Surface Water Drainage Design 2

Basement Impact Assessment London

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical's Reading office was commissioned to undertake a Basement Impact Assessment (BIA) and surface water management drainage design (SUDs Report) at a private residential development in West London.EEGSL were contacted after a previous consultant was unable to complete the works to the client's specification. undertook ground investigation works including a 10m cable percussive borehole, a series of gas and groundwater monitoring visits and soakaway testing (BRE 365 Standard).
Chippenham Lane, Slough, Subsidence Ground Investigation and Assessment 

Ground Investigation and Assessment of Subsidence in Slough

Chippenham Lane, Slough, Subsidence Ground Investigation and Assessment  Earth Environmental & Geotechnical's Reading Office were commissioned to undertake a ground investigation for two semi-detached dwellings along Chippenham Lane in Slough. The investigation was requested to help understand settlement issues impacting both properties.
site investigation found a hydrocarbon impacted benzene plume

In-Situ Remediation Soil & Groundwater Treatment

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical have been involved in the assessment of ground conditions on the site for a number of years. The site is a shopping park which is being redeveloped and rejuvenated.
Site Investigation and Remediation Bridge Prescot 20141113_123527

Site Investigation and Remediation Strategy- Retail Park, Prescot

The land was being acquired from the local council and pre-acquisition desk studies highlighted adverse ground conditions associated with shallow coal mining and former land uses.
New Retail Park, Prescot

New Retail Park, Prescot

New retail park in Prescot. A series of site investigations have been conducted on a former BICC cable site that was previously remediated in 2005 by the local council.
Travis Brow Stockport

Travis Brow Stockport

Stockport MBC were undertaking a feasibility study for a new link road between the M60 and the A6 in Stockport. It was intended for the proposed new road to cut into sloping ground below one of the arches of the Stockport Viaduct.
Preliminary ecological appraisal

Snig Hall Lach Dennis

A residential developer requested a Preliminary Ecological Appraisal to be undertaken as part of a planning application submission to Cheshire West and Chester Council (CWaC).
Preliminary roost assessment

Dobb Hedge Close Case History

A residential developer requested a Preliminary Roost Assessment to be undertaken as part of a planning application submission to Trafford Council. The site was a detached 2-storey house built in the 1980s.
Coal Mining Risk Assessment

Coal Mining Risk Assessment Edinburgh

A residential developer requested a Coal Mining Risk Assessment to be undertaken as part of a planning application submission, as the land fell within a Coal Authority Development High Risk Area,
coal mining

Coal Mining Risk Assessment Bristol Jan 2018

,
A residential developer requested a Coal Mining Risk Assessment to be undertaken as part of a planning application submission, as the land fell within a Coal Authority Development High Risk Area
Coffer dam in Poole

Ground Conditions Survey Poole Jan 2018

Poole Borough Council requested a ground conditions survey at the base of an existing coffer dam in Poole, Dorset, in preparation for piling activities.
Cinderford case study site investigation

Geo-Environmental Investigation Cinderford

, ,
A Developer requested a combined Phase I and Phase II Investigation for a proposed residential development on a existing river bank in Cinderford, Gloucestershire.