Case studies

Numerical Analysis Software

RSA Geotechnics Ltd now offers numerical analysis using state of the art software from Geoslope® including Slope/W; Seep/W and Sigma/W.     Slope/W can model both simple and complex problems for a variety of slip surfaces, pore-water pressure conditions and various soil conditions.  Once the input parameters are obtained from an intrusive ground investigation these […]

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Remediation at the Old Foundry, Long Melford

Recently the Old Foundry in Long Melford, Suffolk, has undergone renovation to be converted into residential properties including areas of private garden and soft landscaping.  The site was located in an area of known gross contamination associated with former industries in the area including the foundry itself and a gas works. RSA Geotechnics were involved […]

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Regeneration of Parks in Southwark

RSA Geotechnics have recently been involved in undertaking site investigation works at two parks being considered for regeneration within the London Borough of Southwark, and are currently working on a third project of the same nature. The regeneration of the parks forms part of the Councils Regeneration in Partnership Programme aiming to provide improved public […]

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West Midlands Interchange Ground Investigation

RSA Geotechnics were employed to undertake a geotechnical ground investigation for the proposed West Midlands Interchange (WMI).  The scheme is a strategic rail freight interchange situated in south Staffordshire approximately 10 km to the north of Wolverhampton and adjacent to Junction 12 of the M6 motorway.  The West Coast Mainline also runs through the site.  […]

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Nustar Jetties, Grays – Ground Investigation

RSA Geotechnics were required to drill four cable percussion boreholes to provide information for the proposed refurbishment of two jetties situated on the north bank of the River Thames near the town of Grays.  The jetties were for berthing of ships containing various fuels which were piped to a tank farm approximately 0.5 km inland. […]

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Wadlow Wind Farm, Cambridgeshire

A ground investigation was undertaken for Renewable Energy Systems (RES) in connection with a proposed wind farm in Cambridgeshire. The development comprised the construction of thirteen wind turbines, access routes, a sub-station and a meteorological mast.

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Sea Defences, Holland-on-Sea, Essex

A ground investigation was carried out on the beach and promenade at York Road in Holland-on-Sea. The purpose of the investigation was to determine the underlying ground conditions and aid the design of a steel sheet pile retaining wall.

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St Mary’s Island, Chatham Maritime, Kent

The St Mary’s Island development is part of the community of Chatham Maritime and the project is situated on the site of the former Royal Naval Dockyard. The St Mary’s Island development is a joint venture involving Countryside Properties and the Homes and Communities Agency.

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St Andrews, Bromley-by-Bow, London

St Andrews is a landmark regeneration scheme delivered by Barratt London, working in partnership with the London Development Agency, the Homes and Communities Agency and Circle Anglia.

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Saffron Square, Croydon, London

The Saffron Square development is located on Wellesley Road in Croydon, on a site that had lain fallow for over ten years. The opportunity was taken to design a landmark building, reflecting the location of the site as a ‘gateway’ to the town centre. At the heart of Saffron Square will be a new landscaped public square that will be flanked by cafes, bars and shops.

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