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VolkerGround Engineering

VolkerGround Engineering focuses on driven and in-situ steel and concrete piling, providing geotechnical support and foundation engineering. We have over 50 years’ experience of installing the foundations for critical infrastructure and buildings nationally.

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We are one of the leading geotechnical engineering and piling companies in the UK.

With 50 years’ experience in the industry, we pride ourselves on finding tailored solutions and excel in the delivery of complex projects.

We have experience across numerous sectors, in high-risk security sensitive locations, including: aviation, commercial / industrial, defence, highways, flood risk management, marine, nuclear and water and utilities.

Our services

  • Pre construction

    We have a team of experienced in-house designers who advise clients through all stages of construction, offering the most innovative and best value solutions for every project.

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  • Basement solutions

    Basements can provide space for commercial activities, storage or car parking and can be useful in residential environments where additional space is needed without increasing the height of the building.

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  • Deep foundation solutions

    Piled foundations are necessary for when the area surrounding a structure has the potential for soil erosion, or when there is a weak layer of soil which cannot support the weight of a structure.

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    Deep Foundation
  • Flood protection

    Flood events caused by extreme weather require improved flood defence and protection around our coastline, inland waterways, commercial and residential properties.

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  • Highways

    Over the next five years, the Government’s Road Investment Strategy will see £15.2bn invested in over 100 major schemes to enhance, renew and improve the road network in the UK.

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  • Retaining walls

    Retaining walls can be used in either a permanent or temporary works application, in a land or marine environment.

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    Retaining Walls
  • Steel piling application and advantages

    Steel piling is adopted across all sectors and installed as temporary or permanent works within both marine and land based environments to suit most ground conditions.

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  • Driven sheet piles

    VolkerGround Engineering is able to offer its clients a range of driven steel piling solutions to suit most site ground conditions.

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