Far Away

Far Away

Surrey

Value: £60,000

Size: 135m2

Duration: 6 weeks

Rig: Klemm 709

Scope of work : 

    • Suspended raft designed in-house
    • Setting out of foundation works
    • On site supervision of works (Working foreman & visiting Engineer)
    • 50mm concrete working surface acting as a stable, weatherproof base for the formwork
    • 300mm Dia CFA piles not exceeding 10.5m in length to our design (F.O.S = 3.0)
    • 300x300mm Columns to Support Structural Slab
    • 1No. Voided Housedeck structural slab (135m2)
    • 1.2m void to underside of Housedeck slab to accommodate flood risk
    • Straight edge detail with 15mm chamfer at the top and bottom of the suspended slab
    • Under slab drainage and services

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Woodlands

Woodlands

London

Value: £1,100,000

Size: 360m2

Duration: 44 weeks

Rig: GEAX XD5 mini rotary bored

Scope of work : 

    • Abbey Pynford acted as the Principal Contractor during the shell & core installation at the property
    • 3 sides of the basement constructed using 450mm diameter rotary open bored contiguous piling technique
    • The other side of the basement was formed using mass concrete underpinning bases beneath the party wall, & reinforced concrete liner walls in front
    • Basement was constructed using top-down installation technique supporting the load of the existing masonry walls prior to excavating the basement
    • Constructed new super structural steel columns, & beams as well as a new RC core & shear walls. All installations designed to support the existing internal steel frame
    • Installed timber joisting throughout the property
    • Sprayed concrete installation technique on the piled liner wall & basement internal walls

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Wendover Woods Visitor Centre

Wendover Woods Visitor Centre

Wendover, Buckinghamshire

Value: £227,000

Size: 634m2

Duration: 10 weeks

Scope of work : 

    • Full in-house pile and slab design
    • Installation of 722m2 50mm concrete working surface
    • Installation of 79No; 250mm Ø CFA bearing piles with a FoS=2.5
    • Installation of the clients foul and Storm drainage system; including all service and utility ducting
    • Construction and Installation of 225mm thick reinforced structural concrete Comdeck slab with 180mm void
    • Installation of 84 sets of bolts for the client’s steel frame supports
    • Our original scope of work was to provide a piled raft foundation with a 180mm
      void for the tree roots and potential heave associated with the soil condition
    • The piles were installed using one of our Klemm 709’s with a 7.5m3 agitator. Piling
      was completed in 5 days with no problems
    • The Comdeck slab installation went very smoothly, incorporating our pre-formed
      speed shutter. The whole deck was completed ready for a pour within 7 days
    • Abbey Pynford worked with Kier to produce a high quality product, safely, on budget, and on program. We also provided drone and time lapse cameras for the clients progress reports

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Western Avenue

Western Avenue

Value: Just under £3 million

Size: 5874 m2 (6 storey RC Structures)

Duration: 25 weeks

Scope of work : 

      • Complete in-house design and installation and of Voided Housedeck foundation system on CFA Piles, installation of Under slab drainage
      • Terrace slabs were constructed using our brick support units, whilst the blocks were constructed using traditional faced shutters
      • Mobilisation required over 5 sites spanning 1.5 miles
      • 4 piling rigs were used on this project; 1No Klem 709, 1No Hutte 204, 2No Soilmec SF 50’s
      • 14No Voided Housedeck structural slabs with a combined area of 5,874m2
      • 8No 375mm deep structural slabs in lieu of 1.5 deep ground beams to support the Highrise Blocks
      • 100% voided and vented slab solution to accommodate ground heave & gas
      • The engineered pile platforms saved the client 5000m2 muck away
      • We Installed piles and shallow groundbeams within the car park area of Blocks 7 & 9 to support the Superstructure above

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Thame Road

Thame Road

Longwick, Buckinghamshire

Value: £585,000

Size: 3120m2

Duration: 20 weeks

Piling Rig: Hutte 204

Scope of work : 

      • In-house design and installation of Abbey Pyndord’s Housedeck solution for new houses and studios
      • Bespoke designed Engineered working platform to underside of Housedeck slab, granular surface in RPA and Installation of 250mm CFA piles
      • We proved that there was no risk of clay heave at this site, which meant there was no requirement for an anti-heave void – this saved the client a considerable volume of excavation/spoil removal
      • The installation of non-voided slabs also saved considerable time during construction – 30% quicker the pile and beam alternative
      • Due to the soft surface subsoils, the use of a medium size rig avoided the need for a deep traditional piling mat

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New Road

New Road

Weston Turville, Buckinghamshire

Value: £1.2 Million

Size: 5499 m2

Duration: 30 weeks

Scope of work : 

      • Installation of 70 Voided Housedeck structural slabs with a combined area of 5,499 m2 – total external footprint of the proposed dwellings and garages
      • Complete in-house design and installation of piling works, concrete working surface and voided slab
      • Installed 250mm Dia. CFA piles
      • Design and installed piling, concrete working surface and blinding
      • Job completed 6 weeks ahead of the planned 30 weeks program

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Nottinghill Methodist Church

Nottinghill Methodist Church

Nottinghill, London

Value: Circa £115K

Size: Varies

Duration: 12 weeks

Scope of work : 

    • This project consisted of mass concrete underpinning to an existing basement structure for a medieval church in Notting Hill
    • Design of innovative temporary works to support existing church structure whilst underpinning works were completed
    • Design of temporary shoring system
    • Demolition and removal of existing floor structure
    • Removal of existing foundations where required and reduced dig to formation
    • Installation of temporary works
    • Traditional mass concrete underpinning works to main basement area and under existing staircase to main steeple structure
    • Removal of temporary works where required
    • Dry pack installation
    • ASUC guarantee

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North Lodge

North Lodge

Chilham Castle Estate, Chilham, Canterbury, Kent

Value: Circa £50K

Size: 70m2

Duration: 8 weeks

Scope of work : 

    • This project was to stabilise an existing lodge house suffering from subsidence within the curtilage of an existing grade 1 listed estate
    • Underpinning piled raft slab to a grade I listed lodge house – 70m2
    • Demolition and removal of existing floor structure
    • Temporary works
    • Demolition of existing foundations and reduced dig to formation
    • Restricted access mini piling works
    • Construction of voided raft underpinning slab
    • Removal of temporary works
    • ASUC Guarantee

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Leybourne Manor Estate

Leybourne Manor Estate

Leybourne, West Mailing, Kent

Value: Circa £730K

Size: Varies

Duration: 40 weeks

Scope of work : 

  • This project consisted of a range of different underpinning techniques to several areas of existing grade 1 & grade 2 listed properties within a new build site for a national house builder
  • Underpinning piled raft slab and piled raft slab to an existing clock tower building – 421m2
  • Design of innovative temporary works to support existing structure and 5 storey clock house tower demolition and removal of existing floor structure
  • Demolition of existing foundations and reduced dig to formation
  • Restricted access mini piling works
  • Construction of voided raft underpinning slab
  • Removal of temporary works
  • Traditional mass concrete underpinning
  • Cantilever pile and beam underpinning
  • Underpinning piled raft slab to an existing single storey
    Manor House building – 540m2
  • Housedeck Slab to 6 new build properties – 505m2
  • ASUC guarantee

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Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport

Baggage Reclaim (South Terminal)

Value: £50,000

Duration: 9 days

Rig: Klemm 709

Scope of work : 

  • Restricted Access Piling with an overall height restriction of 10.5m due to nearby buildings on site, and the airport radar system
  • Complete in-house bespoke design and value engineered scheme
  • We installed 15no 450mm diameter piles up to a depth of 14m with airside restrictions
  • Piling carried out between critical airport live services

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