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Project: Green Quarter, Manchester

Client: P.C. Harrington

The contract involved a ground works package,

which included bulk excavations, deep drainage,

concrete works, waterproofing and backfilling to

basement structures.

The schemes involved the following work elements:

● Bulk excavations facilitating the installation of the

   Larson piles and associated struts and props to enable

   the reduced dig to basement level

● The drainage package consisted of both surface water

   and foul systems, which had to be piped from

   basement level and connected into the existing live Systems

● Reduce dig to formation and concrete blind with steel

   Foat finish ready to except waterproof membrane

● Waterproof tanking to external basement walls with

   Fibreboard protection


● Back filling operations were the most challenging

   aspect of the groundwork’s package. This was due to

   the width and height restrictions imposed by the Larson

   pile propping system