Subsidence Repaired in One Day

The UK's leading subsidence repair company

Non-disruptive ground engineering solutions

We stabilise homes, commercial property and major infrastructure impacted by subsidence and weak ground - with minimal disruption

Join one of our online CPDs

We're running our accredited CPD presentation every Friday at noon

COVID-19: Geobear is operating as normal

We are operating as normal, but have additional safety measures in place.

Our teams are available 24/7 to assist with urgent repairs to infrastructure

Our teams are keeping the UK Aviation Industry running

previous arrow
next arrow
Slider

 

Tesco Distribution Centre – Slab Re-leveling

Settled Slab

Slab dropped by 25mm

Background

This Tesco distribution centre has two large submerged diesel fuel tanks used for refuelling the delivery vehicles operating to and from the distribution centre. On one of the fuel islands the entry and exit slabs had settled up to 25mm, both slabs were also rocking and close to fracturing as the trucks passed over.

During the COVID 19 pandemic, these fuel islands were in constant use keeping the Tesco stores stocked, losing one island would have caused severe delays to their operations.

Customer alternatives

The options for Tesco were to remove and relay the slabs, however, the time scale for this was 7 to 10 days and the process would have taken one fuel island out of service. This was out of the question due to the necessity to keep the operations running.

Slab re-leveled

Why Geobear

Traditional repairs to the fuel island would have taken the facility out of service for up to 10 days, causing severe disruption to the client, notably, during the COVID 19 pandemic this would have meant additional disruption on the restocking of our client’s superstores. Geobear could provide a solution that would re-level the slabs within two days.

Geobear solution

Geobear provided a design to stabilise and lift the slabs back to their original datum, without disruption to the site.

Scheme design

The Geobear design involved drilling 12mm holes on a 1.5m grid pattern as shown on the treatment plan and subsequently injecting one of our expansive geopolymer materials into the fill beneath the slab. The material expands, filling micro-voids and lifts the slabs back up.

The photographs show the slab stabilised and returned back to their datum point, these pictures are immediately post-injection and before the site has been cleared indicating how little disruption the Geobear solutions cause to our clients.

 


 

 

 

Contact us

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Similar projects

Contact us

Please use this contact form or navigate to the contact us page and send us a message. We will respond to you within 24hrs.

Alternatively please call us on 0800 084 3503 and speak to our customer services team. Calling from Ireland please go to the contact us page.

We deliver projects on any sort of building or structure – from conservatory extension problems to 80,000m2 warehouses and road infrastructure. In most cases we will have the best solution, so get in touch today.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.