Excavation and construction of concrete basement

Coggeshall, Essex – July 2012 – ongoing

  • Excavation of 3m deep basement and disposal of 900 m3 of excavated material off site
  • Installation of waterproof tanking system
  • Supply and installation of over 25 ton of cut and bent reinforcement
  • Placement of 80 m3 RC35 Caltite waterproof concrete to the basement floor slab with the use of a 24 m boom concrete pump
  • Erection of wall formwork and placement of RC35 Caltite waterproof concrete using a concrete skip and mobile crane
  • Design and erection of temporary soffit formwork to ground floor slab
  • Supply and installation of reinforcement to ground floor slab
  • Placement of concrete to the ground floor slab
  • Installation of soffit formwork to provide a smooth fair faced finish

Seamans Excavation completed

Excavation completed, sub-base being placed

Basement slab Caltite concrete poured

Basement slab Caltite concrete poured, services penetrations in position

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Steel reinforcement to wall complete, formwork erected for concrete

Steel reinforcement to wall complete, formwork erected for concrete

Temporary formwork

Temporary formwork in position for next concrete pour

Completed section of wall draped in hessian

Completed section of wall draped in hessian