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Ground Improvement for Railway Arch Renovation

Ground improvement for railway arch renovation Background The project involved the ground improvement of four arches which were being converted into office storage spaces. The specific challenge at the site was addressing the inadequate foundation of walls that were initially constructed to block off the archways from neighbouring gardens. These walls, built directly on the […]

  • Public buildings

Stabilisation of Shildon Coal Drops

Stabilisation of Shildon Coal Drops Overview The Grade 2 listed Victorian-aged masonry retaining wall, known as Shildon Coal Drop, is located in the town of Shildon, County Durham. The retaining wall was originally used as a locomotive refuelling station and the Timothy Hackworth Museum Railway line runs along the toe of the retaining wall. Constructed […]

Stabilisation of Hurst Castle

Stabilisation of Hurst Castle using geopolymer injection solution Background Hurst Castle, located in Southern England, is a historic fortress with origins dating back to the reign of Henry VIII. Initially constructed as a coastal defence fortification, it underwent significant expansions during the Napoleonic Wars, transforming into a gun emplacement castle. This historical site faced a […]

Canal Towpath Void Filling and Water Sealing

Background The canal towpath void filling and water sealing project, aimed to address a critical infrastructure issue identified by the local council. The canal towpath in Cromford, a historic structure, was experiencing significant water leakage into the adjacent field. This leakage was not only a structural concern but also a potential environmental hazard, threatening the […]

  • Infrastructure
  • Rails

Ground stabilisation Work at Shildon Coal Drops

Ground Stabilisation Work at Shildon Coal Drops The Grade 2 listed Victorian-age masonry retaining wall, known as the Shildon Coal Drop, is located in the town of Shildon, County Durham. The retaining wall was originally used as a locomotive refuelling station, and the Timothy Hackworth Museum Railway line runs along the toe of the retaining […]

  • Roads

Void Filling and Stabilisation at Jiggers Bank

At a site near Telford known as Jiggers Bank, the road had to be closed due to some serious land movement that had caused fractures to the road. As part of the work to repair the site, Geobear was contracted to fill the voids and stabilise the arches beneath the road. This video, with input […]

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