As the piling contractor for this project, Aarsleff undertook the task to install a combination of vertical and raking, 350mm square reinforced, precast concrete piles to average lengths of 15m. 40 piles in total were required for the foundation of the 2 bases, as per the criteria set out by Structural Designers HCE.
R G Carter Civil Engineering Ltd handled the design, construction and installation of the Balance of Plant works for the installation of 2no. Enercon E53 wind turbines at Tesco’s distribution centre in Magor, Wales.
Site logistics were a key restraint on this site with the turbines and their associated infrastructure being located within the 24 hour operating distribution centre’s car parks, together with the construction period being either side of Christmas – the Distribution Centres’ busiest time of year. A good working relationship with the Distribution Centre staff facilitated this day to day management.
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