Ruddlesden geotechnical

Ground Improvement

On sites where the soil has poor bearing characteristics, ground improvement is sometimes preferable to provide a cost-saving on foundation, ground floor slab and/ or road construction.

Often working closely with specialist contractors, Ruddlesden geotechnical has experience in offering advice on the suitability a variety of ground improvement techniques, including vibro-compaction, vibro-replacement/ stone columns, lime/ cement stabilisation, injection grouting, soil mixing and pre-loading with or without the installation of drainage.

Case Study

Ground Improvement, Shropshire

To inform the design of an embankment for a proposed highway, as part of the residential redevelopment of a site in Shropshire, Ruddlesden geotechnical were instructed to undertake a geotechnical investigation and assessment.