Driven Piling for housing development in Faversham
Aarsleff Ground Engineering were awarded the driven piling contract for a vibrant new housing development on Graveney Road in Faversham, comprising a collection of 1 and 2-bedroom apartments, and 2, 3, and 4-bedroom houses. All properties have garages, or allocated parking and all of the houses benefit from gardens.
Over a 9-week period, Aarsleff deployed its Junttan PM16 rig and 2No. Banut 700 rigs spread over 3 separate visits to install 858No. driven precast piles of 200mm and 250mm square section and between 5m – 16m in length, into chalk limestone. The piles, designed to cater for up to 525kN compressive working loads, were manufactured in Aarsleff’s sister manufacturing facility Centrum Pile and have been tested and confirmed as structurally competent before delivery to site. Aarsleff then carry out Dynamic Testing and CAPWAP analysis to verify bearing capacity of the piles.
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