House extension in Chingford

House extension in Chingford

Screw pile solution for rear house extension with protected trees 10 screw piles were installed for a part single/part double story rear extension to this house in Chingford. The clay soil had a high plasticity and was susceptible to movement, both swelling and...

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Bromley, Kent

Bromley, Kent

Ground Sun installed screw piles and beams / floor slab as an efficient solution for this house extension which had limited side access. Screw piles require no heavy machinery on site and no need for expensive removal of excavation spoils. Also with many trees...

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St John’s Wood

St John’s Wood

Ground Sun was commissioned to work with John Cromer, Arboricultural Consultant, to develop an appropriate method of installing the foundations for a large extension in this prestigious area of north London.  Once the scheme was developed and approved by the Council,...

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Screw pile foundations in Chigwell

Screw pile foundations in Chigwell

This project involved the demolition on an existing house and the erection of a new 6 bedroom dwelling. The main contractor contacted Ground Sun to install 4 screw piles to accommodate a design change in the new build house - 4 additional piles were required to hold a...

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Hampstead, London

Hampstead, London

One of our trained network of installers installed 6 helical screw piles on this restricted access site with tree preservation orders to enable foundations for a new build extension. They also installed the reinforced concrete ground beam. All the screw piling was...

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London NW8

London NW8

Ground Sun were commissioned to install screw pile foundations using handheld machinery for this temporary walkway to allow access over the back garden for a basement excavation and extension for a large house in north London. Screw pile foundations were necessary due...

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Fishing Platforms

Fishing Platforms

The Corporation of London commissioned Ground Sun to design and construct steel fishing platforms in Epping Forest. The sites were not suitable for heavy machinery or plant and so a specialist handheld pneumatic pile driver was used to install 2.8m long and 125mm...

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Winchmore Hill, London

Winchmore Hill, London

Ground Sun installed helical screw piles for this large thermally enhanced extension in Winchmore Hill. The site had restricted access and was surrounded by protected trees. A hydraulic drivehead attached to a 1.5 tonne digger was used to install the 22 piles at a...

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Gallions Reach Shopping Park

Gallions Reach Shopping Park

Ground Sun were contracted by specialist signage company, Concept Sign & Display Ltd, to design a foundation solution capable of supporting a new 14m high sign at Gallions Reach Shopping Park. The ground conditions were very poor with contaminated ground, tidal...

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Wanstead, East London

Wanstead, East London

Ground Sun installed screw piles for this 2 storey terraced house extension with limited access. A handheld hydraulic rig was used to drill the screw into the ground. Extensions are bolted on to the shaft and the helical piles are pulled downwards. Torque is applied...

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Hampstead Village – London

Hampstead Village – London

Screw pile foundations for 3m new build project Ground Sun were appointed to install 10 helical pulldown screw piles for a new garden building and retaining wall foundations for this 3m new build project in Hampstead Village. The site had very restricted access which...

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London N4

London N4

Ground Sun installed 8 screw pile foundations for this extension where there was restricted access, poor ground conditions and many tree roots in the area. Handheld machinery was used and the piling was completed in one day. Ground Sun also installed pile caps, steel...

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Screw pile foundations in Crouch Hill

Screw pile foundations in Crouch Hill

Ground Sun designed, supplied and installed a screw pile foundation solution for this rear single storey and side extension for this ground floor flat in a terraced house in North London. This was a restricted access site, ideal for screw pile foundations. Also,...

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Dulwich, London

Dulwich, London

Our vibration free, handheld installed screw piles were ideal for this house extension in Dulwich. 5 screw piles were installed on this site. The proposed extension was close to tree roots and also close to a public sewer. Our method therefore required approval from...

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Brook Street, Mayfair

Brook Street, Mayfair

Chance Hubbell helical pulldown screw piles with grout were installed in this courtyard adjoining Claridges in Mayfair to support a 25m high structure which included a ventilation riser. This listed building was being converted from an office to a restaurant. Access...

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Godalming

Godalming

28 helical screw piles were installed as a foundation solution for this new build 4 bedroom house in the grounds of a listed building. There were root protection areas and high water tables with a lot of running sands and mudstone fragments. Chance Hubbell piles with...

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CHANCE UK LOAD TEST

CHANCE UK LOAD TEST

HANCE helical Pile load test for a 220 pile project in Chichester on the South coast of England. Our UK certified and trained installers of the CHANCE helical piling system carry out many load test each month to verify actual pile bearing capacity. Load testing of...

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Time and Tide Bell

Time and Tide Bell

Time and Tide Bell installation in Lincolnshire The Time and Tide Bell Project is a national arts project connecting us to the coastline of Britain http://www.timeandtidebell.org/ The bells are positioned around the coast of Britain and are rung by the action of the...

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Screw pile solution for roofing works

Screw pile solution for roofing works

screw piles for scaffolding at historic conservation college in West Sussex West Dean College is an internationally recognised College of Arts and Conservation in West Sussex. A historic building of great importance. The college needed a new roof, however the building...

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