Client: Persimmon Homes

Value: £750k
Location: Wilberfoss, Nr York
Contract Period: 15 weeks
Contract Type: Persimmon Bespoke


Houses are now being sold on Persimmon Homes' Yorkshire’s latest development, in Wilberfoss, providing a selection of two, three and four bedroom homes.

This was our first project for Persimmon Homes, installing the sewers and main carriageways for this new development of 44 plots.

The site investigation belied the actual site conditions which had deteriorated considerably through the wet winter. A high water table and running sands were overcome through the installation of a dewatering system to progress the works.
Through proactively overcoming the unforeseen ground conditions, we were able to keep the affect of the poor ground conditions on the programme to a minimum.

Scope of works

  • Provision of 200m haul road across adjacent field
  • 190m 1500mm dia SW attenuation pipe
  • Foul, surface water and rising main
  • Foul and surface water pumping station
  • Connection to existing foul in highway
  • 700m2 carriageway surfacing up to binder course
  • Topsoil strip and installation of piling mat

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