Eco-Mooring Anchors

Recently we have been working on our underwater installation options to help our customer achieve an environmentally friendly mooring option. The journey began back in last year, (concept video)  and we were delighted to have been able to successfully install the anchors under water. Our mooring anchors have recently been featured on the news, showing …

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Underwater Installation of an Environmentally Friendly Mooring System

A special revision of our 400H can be used by divers to install and environmentally friendly mooring system in depths up to 10m. The unique hollow shaft 400H can drive ABC 60R screw anchors from the centre lugs, and then the end, of leads and 2m extensions.Hydraulics power is usually from a petrol power pack …

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Underpinning a Failed Foundation

In July, we were approached by Peter at Foundation Solutions Ireland whose client was building a Residential Log Cabin as an extension to an existing cottage. They were experiencing some issues with a previous extension and contacted Peter to see if he could help. “The problem was an existing extension was sinking slowly causing structural …

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Crafty Camping – finished projects

We have been involved in two projects for Crafty Camping so far – both the Woodsman’s Treehouse and the Woodland Workshop. However, as a supplier of foundation solutions, we don’t always get to see the finished product after our piles have been installed. Luckily, many of our customers keep in touch and like to show …

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Cotswold Canal Trust – Bank Stabilisation

Cotswold Canal Trust got in touch via our website in regards to a bank on the Thames and Severn canal that needed stabilising. They had heard about us from one of our previous customers, who we helped with the Dursley Tree House project featured on Grand Designs in 2016. One of our team visited the …

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Garden Structure – Karen’s Childcare

ABC Anchors were approached to assist in a solution for foundations at Karen’s Childcare. They wanted to expand the outdoor area for the children and the available space had a few challenges to overcome.Site access and foundation positioning was limited, so screwpiles were identified as the best solution by the Client. The piles were to …

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RD Residential – Garden Studio

This project involved the construction of a timber-built garden studio in West London.Screw piles were a preferred choice for the foundations, as the proposed location for the structure was at the base of a mature tree and in a tree root protection area.The access to the site was also restricted allowing only hand held equipment …

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Underpinning from Inside a Building

Problem The Customer has experienced subsidence of the property due to trees in the back garden and fluctuations in ground moisture levels, causing the walls to move and cracks to appear. Access to the outside wall was not possible so underpinning needed to be carried out inside the building. In addition to the subsidence, the …

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The finished project

Julia’s House Children’s Hospice

This project involved installing 6 quantity 60RL* screw piles to support a small wooden Cabin.Screw piles were the preferred choice of foundation for two reasons, firstly as there were tree roots and secondly, the ground dropped away by up to 1meter in some pile positions.Using our 400H hand held torque head 2 rows of 3 …

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Easter Glentore Wind Farm

Easter Glentore is a wind farm situated between Glasgow and Edinburgh. This project entailed the jacking of two substation transformer units back to their original level.The very poor ground was a mixture of soft undisturbed peat along with 5.5m of infilled stone that had over a period settled and caused the substation units to subside …

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