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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The Cork House – Grand Designs

This week on Grand Designs, they announced the contenders for their ‘House of the Year’. Featured on this list was The Cork House – a carbon negative building made entirely of cork and built on ABC Anchors screw piles! The house has won several RIBA architectural awards Check out the photos below during construction and …

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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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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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Confor 2017 – Register your interest

This September, our sister company Autoguide Equipment are celebrating their 40th anniversary, since being established in 1977! This anniversary is important as testament to many years of success and experience in the landscape construction and agricultural industries. Since the Confor Woodland Show corresponds perfectly, we are celebrating at stand, W47, on the 7th and 8th …

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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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We Were On Your Screens!

Grand Designs and Channel 4… Grand Designs Dursley Tree House featured on Grand Designs! This project will also be featured in The Sunday Times Homes section on the 18th September and Grand Designs magazine 12th September. Channel 4 Woodman’s Treehouse The building of the treehouse was filmed for the first episode of the new series …

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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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Tree Roots

“Having specified and witnessed the installation of screw piles I consider they must be one of the most tree friendly foundation systems around. Easy to install from low ground pressure machines working on ground protection they can be installed without material impact to roots.” Jago Keen, Keen Consultants Disadvantages of conventional Concrete Footings around Tree …

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Scaffolding – Dyrham Park Roof Repair

When the 150 year old leaking roof of the 17th century Dyrham Park House needed to be repaired, the first step was to cover the whole house in a temporary scaffolding cover to keep the elements at bay.Investigation showed that the ground around the house could not support the load imposed by the scaffolding.ABC Anchors …

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