Britpave: The British In-Situ Concrete Paving Association

Applications

The spectrum of applications for soil stabilisation is broad. Some examples are given below, but this is merely a sample of the work completed. For case studies, please visit the Information section of the site or follow click through links from this page.

Housing

Large scale housing developments, single plots and car parking. Stabilisation processes are flexible in terms of scale and can be used in large or small housing developments.

Industrial

Factories, warehousing, distribution centres and retail. Soil stabilisation reduces waste, imported materials and traffic movements and can deliver savings in project time and cost. Examples of successfully completed projects include:

Distribution Centres

  • Asda, Bridgend – Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Comet, Skelmersdale – Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Ocado, Tamworth – McArdle Stabilisation
  • Ikea, Peterborough – Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Marks & Spencer, Bradford – Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Tesco, Widnes – Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Tesco, Great Harwood – Combined Soil Stabilisation

Energy and Power

  • RRRL Energy from Waste, Belvedere – McArdle Stabilisation Click here for story
  • Renewable Energy Systems, Wadlow Wind Farm, Cambridge – RJT Excavations
  • Stublach Gas Storage Project, Northwich – Combined Soil Stabilisation

Other Industrial

  • Glen Turner Distillery, Livingston – McArdle Stabilisation
  • Northwood Recycling, Matlock – Combined Soil Stabilisation
  • Saica Paper, Carrington – Combined Soil Stabilisation

Ports

Container storage, container vehicle and other port development areas. Soil stabilisation will increase load bearing ability of engineered soils. Examples of successfully completed projects include:

  • Cairnryan Port, Stranraer – Combined Soil Stabilisation
  • Great Yarmouth Port Authority, outer Harbour – McArdle Stabilisation Click here for story
  • Humber International Terminal, Immingham – Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Kingston Dock, Port Glasgow – McArdle Stabilisation Click here for story

Schools, Hospitals and Government

School, Hospital and Government buildings. Soil stabilisation can be used within close proximity to buildings and housing, it is safe and has low environmental impact. Examples of successfully completed projects include:

Hospitals

Schools

  • Cressex School, High Wycombe – McArdle Stabilisation
  • Hameldon College, Burnley – Combined Soil Stabilisation
  • West Costessey Primary School, Norwich – Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Whitton Park School, Blackburn – Combined Soil Stabilisation

Sports

Race circuits, sports stadia and pitches. Soil stabilisation reduces waste, imported materials and traffic movements and can deliver savings in project time and cost. Examples of successfully completed projects include:

Sports Stadia

  • Athletes Village, Olympic Park - Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Brighton & Hove Albion Football Stadium - Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • International Broadcasting Centre, Olympic Park - Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Sports City, Manchester - Beach Soil Stabilisation

Race Circuits and Courses

  • Ascot Racecourse - Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Greystoke Forest Rally Testing Track - Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Lotus Testing Track - Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Silverstone Race Circuit - Beach Soil Stabilisation Click here for story
  • Snetterton Race Circuit - Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • TAG McLaren HQ – Woking - Beach Soil Stabilisation

Sports Pitches

  • Accrington & Rossendale College Artificial Sports Pitches - Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Cheshire College Artificial Sports Pitches - Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Fernhill, Glasgow - McArdle Stabilisation
  • Harrogate Army Foundation College Sports Pitches - Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Hayesfield School Sports Pitch, Bath - McArdle Stabilisation
  • Prince Edward Playing Fields, London - Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Surrey University Sports Pitches - Beach Soil Stabilisation

Transport

Roads, rail, airports and car parking. Soil stabilisation can be used from local footpaths and cycleways to major projects and reduce project delivery times.
Examples of successfully completed projects include:

Roads

  • A2/M2 Cobham junction – Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • A3, Hindhead tunnel – McArdle Stabilisation Click here for story
  • A6, Higham Ferrers bypass – McArdle Stabilisation
  • A27, Polegate bypass – McArdle Stabilisation
  • A46, Newark – Combined Soil Stabilisation
  • A66 Temple Sowerby Bypass and A66 Scotch Corner – Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • A120, Essex – McArdle Stabilisation
  • A130, Essex – McArdle Stabilisation
  • M7/M8 Portlaoise to Castletown and Portlaoise to Cullahill Motorway, Ireland – BAM Contractors
  • M25 Jct. 16-23 and Jct. 27-30 widening – Mc Ardle Stabilisation Click here for story
  • M25 Waterford bypass, Ireland – BAM Contractors
  • N6 Kinnegad to Kilbeggan Dual Carriageway, Ireland – BAM Contractors
  • Weymouth Relief Road - McArdle Stabilisation Click here for story

Airports and Runways

  • Birmingham Airport – McArdle Stabilisation
  • Heathrow Terminal 5 – McArdle Stabilisation
  • Manchester Runway 2 – Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Southend Airport – McArdle Stabilisation
  • Stansted Airport – Beach Soil Stabilisation

Rail

  • CTRL Ashford – McArdle Stabilisation
  • CTRL Stratford – Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Creek Sidings, Felixstowe – Beach Soil Stabilisation
  • Luas Line A1 (Red Line) Extension to Citywest and Saggart, Ireland – BAM Contractors

Car Parking

International

The benefits of stabilisation are used throughout the world with many years of proven performance.
Examples of successfully completed projects include:

International Projects

  • Euro Disney - France
  • TGV Rail – Belgium, France