Major projects

David has provided advice arising from investigation data he has collected, or taking the data of others into consideration in assisting design and construction teams in delivering projects.


Alconbury to Fletton widening Cambridgeshire Design input for 20km new road build. Initiated research programme on foundation displacements for gantry bases subject to high load at small strains
Blackwater Valley Relief Road Hampshire Input to the design team for 6km new road. Led research programme on generation of abnormal sulphate levels from oxidising pyrites
Carsington Aqueduct Derbyshire Acting as part of contractors team providing geological advice throughout construction of 10km tunnel
Carsington Dam Derbyshire Working with contractor to carry out Post failure investigations for redesign
Channel Tunnel UK/ France Senior role in multi-national team carrying out two campaigns of offshore boreholes. Responsible for quality and technical supervision of all aspects of work
Halifax MSSS Yorkshire Geological advice to project team throughout investigations, construction and claims over a period of 10 years on major new tunnelled storm and sewerage scheme
Harwell Western Storage Area Oxfordshire Preparation of design of remediation of hazardous chemical waste storage area
Heathrow Express, Heathrow Airport Berkshire Carrying out Post collapse rebuild investigations working with client and contractor teams to minimise disruption.Forensic investigations during shaft sinking without interfering with progress of main works
Lee Tideway Tunnel London, UK Assessment of factual data for tunnelling contractor including preparation of Ground Reference Conditions B report for submission
Manjung Power Station Malaysia Representing client and providing geotechnical advice on fill settlements and deep foundations on reclaim island
Moneypoint Power Station Eire Ongoing input to design and construction teams for power station construction over 5 years
Peacehaven STS SE England Input to design of safety works for high cut slopes for cut and cover works and Monitoring of as found conditions through severe winter conditions.
Stobswood OCCS Northumberland Working with client and contractor teams in carrying out Probabilistic Analysis of Loose Wall slopes
Mining Projects West Africa Monitoring data and data collection procedures on a number of site investigations for mine infrastructure developments