Wood Wharf Development

Canary Wharf and Wood Wharf, London

Details A detailed ground investigation to inform the design for the proposed redevelopment of a 13.6 acre site in Canary Wharf.  The development included reclaiming part of the dock area by constructing a cofferdam and this required specialist drilling using floating platforms over water. There were significant challenges during the investigation and Concept designed and […]

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Washpool WTW

Washpool, Bath

Details The purpose of the investigation was to understand the ground and groundwater conditions at the site and to determine the nature and extent of any ground and groundwater contamination. The site was occupied by the active Washpool Water Treatment Works; the ground investigation work were undertaken prior to the construction of a new UV […]

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Southmoor Energy Centre

Kellingley Colliery, Knottingley, West Yorkshire

Details The ground investigation was required to establish the geology and geotechnical parameters at the site of a proposed new Energy from Waste centre. The ground investigations comprised the formation of 8 No. cable percussive boreholes formed to rockhead; 4 No. rotary boreholes open holed to rock head and extended using the sophisticated Geobore S […]

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M20 Junction 10A

M20 Junction 10A

Details Concept were the main site investigation contractor for projects carried out for BBMMJV (Balfour Beatty Mott Macdonald Joint Venture) on the AREA 4 Highways Agency MAC Framework. Concept were required to complete a ground investigation around the busy M20 Junction 10A, using cable tool and rotary techniques on fields and an area of landfill. […]

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London City Airport Terminal Extension


Details The site was located within the boundaries of London City Airport and King George V Dock.  The proposed development was the expansion of the airport terminal, apron and taxiways. The purpose of the geotechnical investigation was to establish the geotechnical ground and groundwater parameters to allow detailed designs to be formulated for the proposed […]

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A59 Kex Gill Landslip Ground Investigation

A59 Kex Gill, North Yorkshire

Details Due to historic slope stability issues and a more recent slope failure along an area of hillside located adjacent to the A59 in North Yorkshire Concept Engineering Consultants were commissioned to complete a geotechnical ground investigation in order to assist with identification of slip planes and the prevailing ground conditions which would be used […]

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Hothfield Site Investigation

Ashford, Kent

Details Concept Engineering Consultants were commissioned to undertake a geotechnical site investigation to understand the ground and groundwater conditions of a railway embankment. The purpose of the site investigation was to provide parameters for geotechnical design of a proposed retaining wall or regrading of the embankment slope. The scope of the investigation comprised: 2 No. […]

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Liverpool Festival Gardens Phase 3


Details Geo-environmental Ground Investigation to determine underlying ground conditions on a disused historic landfill site which was redeveloped and landscaped in the 1980s to become a leisure park known as Festival Park. The works comprised of a range of exploratory holes including rota-sonic drilling holes, trial pits and trenches, in-situ testing and monitoring, permeability testing, […]

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Buried Utility and Waste Classification Survey

M5 Junctions 13 to 14

Details The purpose of the investigation was to undertake a survey to confirm the location and depth of any buried utilities within the extents of the proposed scheme and to obtain soil samples for subsequent waste classification. The scope of the works comprised the following: 26No. Hand dug trial pits to a maximum depth of […]

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Acton Feasibility Study

Acton, London

Concept became involved with this project at the pre-feasibility design stage where the client required two possible locations for the new Operation Control Centre (OCC) to be assessed. London Underground Limited were proposing a 9,000m2 facility, massed over three stories. It was to be proposed that the building would comprise with a single basement with a […]

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