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Queensferry Crossing – Scotland

Queensferry Crossing – Scotland

Leca UK has provided its expertise and materials to the construction of the new Queensferry Crossing, the 2.7 km-long bridge linking Edinburgh and Fife.  The Crossing Bridge, which is the longest three tower, cable-stayed bridge in the world and also the largest to...
Ground Anchors used in Rockwood Estate redevelopment

Ground Anchors used in Rockwood Estate redevelopment

As part of the redevelopment of the Rockwood Estate a semi-basement extension was proposed to the rear of the existing main dwelling. The basement would be cut into the sloping ground leading up to the rear of the property. To prevent the temporary dismantling of the...
VIDEO: Gabions used to extend HGV area at Cobham Services

VIDEO: Gabions used to extend HGV area at Cobham Services

The Cobham Motorway Service Area (MSA) is located at J10 of the M25 motorway. The site opened in 2012 and is a single site used by traffic in both directions. The service area currently contains a customer service building with restaurants and refreshment areas,...
Highest retaining wall of its kind in the UK

Highest retaining wall of its kind in the UK

The Reinforced Earth retaining walls forming the north of the underpass, on the A465 Heads of the Valley road at Carno, are up to 33m high making it the highest structure of its type constructed in the UK. The design of the three-tier 33m high Reinforced Earth...
Long term fix for land slip on East Coast Rail Line

Long term fix for land slip on East Coast Rail Line

Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to line a channel in Angus, Scotland, UK. A combination of surface water and silt run-off from adjacent fields had caused a landslip onto a section of the East Coast Rail line in Angus. In addition to line closures and significant...