Site investigation

In his more than 40 years experience David has carried out and been involved in many hundreds of investigations, large and small. A selection is listed below:


Alconbury to Fletton widening Cambridgeshire Investigations on Oxford Clay and input to design of structures and earthworks for 20km new road build
Bardon Quarry Leicestershire Reserves studies and investigations on Precambrian tuffs
Blackwater Valley Relief Road Hampshire Investigations for 6km new road in valley deposits with mineral workings, design input, land remediation
Carsington Dam Derbyshire Led the post failure investigations as instructed by the expert panel including detailed logging of the collapsed structure
Catcairn Bushes Berwickshire Investigation of coastal landslip, remediation design and monitoring of reconstruction of primary transport corridor
Channel Tunnel UK/ France Offshore boreholes logging and supervision (two campaigns) including management of multinational teams
Cromer Norfolk Investigation and remedial design of major coastal landslip
Heathrow Express, Heathrow Airport Berkshire Leading the post collapse rebuild investigations.Responsible for the forensic investigations during sinking of the rescue shaft
In Salah Gas Algeria Establish and monitor soil and rock description routines to allow efficient recording of field data
KASC Stadium Saudi Arabia Leading field teams in carrying out investigations for new stadium in variable ground
Manjung Power Station Malaysia Geotechnical advice for deep foundations on reclaim island during construction
Markham Main Colliery Derbyshire Geology and water conditions for new Drift access, state of the art instrumentation
Mombassa Dockyard Kenya Marine investigation for deep foundations for new jetty on alluvial soils
Moneypoint Power Station Eire Investigations in Namurian strata, input to all aspects of design of Power Station construction from green field to operation
Norwich Inner Ring Road Norfolk Investigations for new road on chalk with natural and man made cavities, including research for novel foundation design
Opus 9 West Midlands Site assessment of contamination, design of remediation for redevelopment
Pwll Melyn landslip Clwyd Landslip investigation and remedial design
Stobswood OCCS Northumberland On site assessment and probabilistic analysis of Loose Wall slopes supporting major plant
Taipa Island Macau Geotechnical investigations on swamp and weathered granite for major new residential towers