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Projects - Civil Engineering

St Cross Substation, Winchester

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  • Scottish & Southern Energy
  • Glanvilles
  • £200,000
  • 16 weeks in 2 phases

Construction of new switchhouse building and associated structure bases within an existing live and operational substation. The location of the substation adjacent to a Primary School with site access across part of the school campus required careful planning and co-ordination of supplies and services.

A steel framed building with masonry cavity walls, semi basement cable trench under composite insulated roof cladding. Associated steelwork support for the new switchgear and internal finishings.

New insitu concrete bases for new structures within the electrical compound. Drainage, fencing, compound reinstatement and external works.

Squabb Wood Landfill, Near Romsey

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  • Viridor Waste Management Ltd
  • Renewable Power Systems Ltd
  • £102,000
  • 12 Weeks

Civil engineering works for the construction of a new fuel generation system compound producing power from landfill gas on an existing active landfill site.

The works consisted of concrete structures and bases for generators, transformer, burner and storage units. The formation of a compound road, paths, surfacing, drainage and palisade fence enclosure.

Lee On The Solent Substation

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  • Scottish & Southern Energy
  • Glanvilles
  • £75,000
  • 3 phases. 19 weeks

Construction of two sets of new transformer bases and bunding within the existing live electrical compound. Additional concrete bases for new structures within the live compound. Demolition of redundant concrete structures.

Remedial and repair works to existing switch house, reinstatement of compound surfacing.

Works phased around the replacement of the existing transformer equipment.

Water Pumping Station, Portchester

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  • Portsmouth Water plc
  • Portsmouth Water plc
  • Portsmouth Water plc
  • £70,000
  • Phased. 2 phases total 13 weeks

Construction of a new water pumping booster station consisting of a reinforced concrete basement containing the 200mm suction and delivery mains. Internal steel platform carrying the control panels. Cavity brick walls with a timber roof structure and tiled roof, with grasscrete and landscaping externally.

Billingshurst Substation

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  • Scottish & Southern Energy
  • Chamberlain & Mercer
  • £200,000
  • 16 weeks in 2 phases

Construction of a complete new substation within a green field site. Works commenced with tree clearance, excavation and levelling of the existing sloping site.

Construction of a switchhouse building with insitu concrete foundations and semi basement, load bearing masonry walls under a sheet metal profiled roof. Associated metalwork to take new switchgear. Construction of new transformer bases & bunding for new transformer & cooler.

External works, with drainage, retaining walls, roadway, compound fencing and landscaping.