Venerable Volcanics!

29 Jul 2019

Lamprophyre, which is known locally as "Exeter Volcanic", is a relatively rare rock type that is sought after by conservation architects for the repair of historic buildings.

Ruddlesden geotechnical have been delighted to have been involved in proposals to re-open and extend a disused lamprophyre quarry in deepest Devon (dating back to the 17th century) to provide fresh supplies of stone for the heritage building conservation market.

Our input has included advising on geotechnical, hydrogeological and contamination aspects.

Venerable Volcanics!Venerable Volcanics!
  • AGS
  • Constructionline
  • CSCS
  • SMAS
  • ECFC trust