Monthly Archives: April 2014

Its Electrifying!

Written on April 3, 2014 at 5:04 pm, by

Spie ENS have appointed ScrewFast to assist them in the delivery of the Kirkby Orrell project, on behalf of Electricity North West to design, supply and install a combination of helical piles and Grip piles for 41no. wooden transmission line foundations and associated anchor stays, on the Kirkby to Orrell line. Our works commenced on  Continue Reading »

Foundations for the Olympics – Our Statistics

Written on April 3, 2014 at 5:01 pm, by

Lee Valley – 12,000 seats, 1067 piles to 8m. (8.5 kilometres of tube installed, uninstalled and recycled) Eton Dorney – 500 seats, 61 piles Hadleigh Farm – 500 seats, 190 piles BMX – 2000 seats, 118 piles Water Polo Venue – The building housed the pool and 5000 seats. 405 piles to average of 8.5m  Continue Reading »

Design Smart Motorways

Written on April 3, 2014 at 5:00 pm, by

ScrewFast Foundations were appointed by Costain, on behalf on the Highways Agency, to undertake the detailed design of 70 no. helical pile and Grip pile foundations for the M1 J28-31.  Structures encompassing MS4’s, MS3’s and Portal Gantries. The scope of works also includes the production of Approval in Principle, Departure From Standard and Geotechnical Design  Continue Reading »

Design Magic

Written on April 3, 2014 at 4:56 pm, by

Halcrow Hyder JV appoints ScrewFast to M1 J39-42 Design Smart Motorways, to complete the detailed design of helical pile and Grip pile foundations, for: MS4’s Superspan Gantries Secondary Cabinet Platforms ADS/DS Signs CCTV structures There are 86no. structures in total. The scope of works also includes the production of Approval in Principle, Departure From Standard  Continue Reading »

Barking Substation

Written on April 3, 2014 at 3:41 pm, by

ScrewFast have successfully completed the design, supply and installation of helical piles and steel grillages at Barking 400kV Substation, supporting numerous structures throughout the site.  The works were completed in 2 phases spanning 2012-2014. Comparisons where taken between the use of steel and concrete, considering the whole life and direct project benefits.  Helical piles demonstrated  Continue Reading »

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