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20 May
2019

Former Oxted Gasholder Station

Soilfix are pleased to have commenced our first Remediation & Enabling contract for St William Homes LLP under the Berkeley Group call-off contract at the former Oxted Gasholder Station.  Having recently demolished the above ground gasholder, St William has planning permission to redevelop the site with 111 apartments with an enhanced access route from Station..

28 Mar
2019

Demolition at Huntspill Cottages

Four ‘Common Pipistrelle’ bats were found alive and well under hanging tiles of an old Cottage requiring demolition.  Currently being translocated to new habitat in recently constructed high level bat box.  Soilfix are carrying out Site Clearance and Demolition works for CALA Homes at Deepcut Barracks, which requires sensitive ecological works in conjunction with JFA..

07 Mar
2019

Rainham Archaeology Update

Following our client’s responsible decision to stand down all intrusive works, a controlled site strip is being undertaken at our Rainham site under watching brief of the project Archaeologist. Remediation and enabling works will resume when archaeological finds are recorded to the satisfaction of Historic England and London Borough of Havering.  Features investigated to date..

18 Jan
2019

New Year, more Archaeology on Brownfield Sites…..

Having enabled two major archaeological investigations on our brownfield reclamation projects during 2018, Soilfix have commenced 2019 with another major archaeological investigation in Rainham, Essex.  Whilst carrying out remediation & enabling works to facilitate ongoing construction by, 10nr trial evaluation trenches were excavated during Autumn 2018.  Several trenches identified features of interest, including burial pits..

17 Jan
2019

New Year, New Purchase!

Soilfix have just taken delivery of its second brand new Stehr soil mixing attachment courtesy of Reeds Civil Engineering.  After Soilfix were the first company in the UK to adopt this technology, this excavator mounted attachment has been in such demand on our sites throughout 2018, we have decided to purchase a second unit. The..

02 Jan
2019

Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019!

  • 2nd January 2019
  • Zoe Rusga
  • 236 views

Soilfix 2018 Xmas Party 2018 has been a busy year for Soilfix with record turnover, numerous challenging projects successfully completed, several new clients secured and new faces joining the team.  Our get-together in Bristol on Saturday 8th December was a great opportunity for everyone to meet up and let their hair down. The Soilfix team..

14 Dec
2018

BBC’s Digging for Britain | Solifix Barking Wharf

  • 14th December 2018
  • Zoe Rusga
  • 171 views

Soilfix’s Barking Wharf site recently appeared on BBC’s “Digging for Britain” programme, where comprehensive archaeological works were carried out in parallel with site remediation works over the summer.  Our Site Manager Andy Brown can be seen inspecting the archaeological artefacts with the archaeologists. The Barking works can be seen at 46 minutes on this link..

25 Jun
2018

Public Outreach at Barking Wharf Regeneration

  • 25th June 2018
  • Steve Jackson
  • 367 views

Following 10 weeks of painstaking surgical excavation, Soilfix has successfully carried out public outreach days at its Barking Wharf regeneration site to help fulfil its client’s planning obligations with respect to archaeology. A total of 5 schools from the Barking & Dagenham area visited the site, followed by more than 80 members of the public..