NEW BUILD FOUNDATIONS
Corbally, Co. Clare

Project Type: New Build Foundations
Location: Corbally, Co. Clare
System: Precast House Foundations

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION


Design and construction of a foundations package for 52 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom semi-detached houses.


GROUND CONDITIONS


The development was situated near the new Waterford-Carlow by-pass, in the rapidly expanding village of Fenagh and was ideally suited to this type of foundations package.

 

DESIGN SOLUTION


  • The foundations package included the provision of precast concrete piling (to a depth of up to 11m), precast concrete pile caps, and precast concrete ground beams.
  • The overall construction programme was completed in 14 weeks and was carried out in two visits to site.
  • On average, the foundations (including pile driving and testing) were delivered for 6 houses per week.