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“London Calling” for FK Lowry Piling

27 May 2015

FK Lowry Piling have successfully completed a 6 week Piling contract for a new Residential Development in South London. The Barrington Lodge Development comprises of 104 new “affordable” homes in Brixton, South London. FK Lowry Piling were sub-contracted the £300,000 contract to install 231 No. 450mm CFA Bearing Piles as well as 54 Linear Metres of Hard/Firm Secant Bored Pile Wall using their high torque Soilmec R-625 CFA Piling Rig. The Ground Conditions comprised of Made Ground overlying Taplow Gravels. This was further underlain by London Clay. Pile Depths ranged from 8m to 15m for the Secant Bored Pile Wall for a retained height of up to 3.5m.

Construction partner T&A Kernoghan Ltd is expected to finish the new development in spring 2017.
“We’re proud to work on the redevelopment of Barrington Lodge, a project which is set to both deliver quality homes for the area and maximize the social value of a formerly vacant site.”
Michael Thompson, the firm’s managing director
“Managing materials supply into this London Project was challenging. We were in the middle of a residential area and our intention was to keep disruption to a minimum. By working with the Client and local authorities we were able to manage concrete and steel deliveries onto site with minimal disruption.”
Jonathan Pearson, Contracts Engineer, FK Lowry Pilings
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