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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CPD Accredited Training

We are delighted to announce that ABC Anchors is now an approved Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training provider. Being CPD accredited ensures that the training offered by ABC Anchors meets strict standards and quality benchmarks, whilst also demonstrating our continued commitment to education within the construction industry. Attending any of our training courses counts towards …

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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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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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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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Temporary Structures

Screw piles make excellent temporary foundations, quick and easily to install and just as easy to remove. Being able to offer instant tensions they are perfect for use as temporary staging, bridges, secure site storage, toilet blocks etc. The removal of the screw piles causes very minimal ground disturbance and piles can often be used …

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Blue forest – Belton House Adventure Playground Bridge and Walkway.

This project involved installing foundations for a wooden footbridge and wooden walkway in an area that was very difficult to access with plant machinery and was protected because of listed ruins in the area. The area was also extremely boggy and could only be accessed for a short period between the wet seasons.All these restrictions …

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Bridge Foundations

Installing bridge foundations is inherently an interesting challenge but convenient because loads will be known. River and watercourse banks are usually soft although there may be hard gravels or boulders a few meters below water level. Temporary bridges also benefit from screw piles as they can be easily removed and reused. Piles can be protected …

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