A34 Wolvercote Viaduct Replacement Piling Scheme

A 250m long viaduct carrying high volumes of traffic on the A34 Oxford Western by-pass is on the road to recovery with the aid of Bachy Soletanche Limited. The leading geotechnical specialist is conducting a staged bearing pile contract for […]

Bachy back in Barrow

Bachy Soletanche returned to the seaport town of Barrow-in-Furness in September 2008 to complete phase two of its groundwork contract which is part of United Utilities sewer flood alleviation scheme. Originally, the leading geotechnical firm constructed a circular shaft for […]

Bachy Soletanche gets Welsh Dam back on the mend

In the picturesque surroundings of Ebbw Vale, South Wales, Bachy Soletanche Limited is conducting essential remedial works at the Dwr Cymru Welsh Water owned Lower Carno Dam. Built in 1911, the dam has been plagued with a number of leakages […]

Bachy Soletanche steps up the action in Edinburgh

The typical intrusive rock, which makes up most of the geological formation of Edinburgh city centre, has always provided a solid foundation for the city’s buildings. However the combination of a rugged landscape and solid rock formation can sometimes prove […]

Bachy Soletanche acquires Irish based McDonnell Piling and Foundations

Leading geotechnical specialist, Bachy Soletanche Limited has announced that it has purchased the piling contractor, McDonnell Piling and Foundations Limited with immediate effect. The acquisition by Bachy Soletanche will provide the support structure for McDonnell Piling to further increase its […]

Bachy Soletanche conducts another project for Liverpool’s dockside regeneration

Having completed several highly successful projects in the area, Bachy Soletanche Limited has now clocked up another, completing its on-going work at Liverpool’s regenerated dockside. The project, which saw Bachy Soletanche’s red rigs on the Liverpool waterfront near the Pier […]

Bachy Soletanche gives Tesco great value

Bachy Soletanche Limited has recently completed a fast-track ground works project for leading supermarket chain, Tesco. The project required the construction of three contiguous piled walls for the redevelopment of a Tesco store in St Leonards near Hastings. Due to […]

Moving up the Bachy Soletanche ladder

Bachy Soletanche Limited is a firm that has always put time and dedication into creating potential ‘rising stars’ in the geotechnical engineering field from its NVQ schemes, to graduate programmes. Richard Totty, who joined the leading geotechnical firm after finishing […]

HOMESAFE and Sound

Health and safety is of paramount importance to leading geotechnical specialist Bachy Soletanche, as it is for most companies in the construction sector. Therefore, it is essential to strive to manage and minimise the risks encountered on a daily basis […]

Down by the Riverside

With London’s finance district, Canary Wharf proving to be a popular location for some of the largest international businesses, it is hardly surprising that the area is home to a number of ambitious building projects which will add to the […]

Bachy Soletanche completes substantial piling works at St George Wharf

Ground engineering specialist, Bachy Soletanche Limited (BSL) has recently demonstrated its extensive geotechnical capabilities at the attractive residential development, St George Wharf in Vauxhall. The £1.6 million piling project was for the final block – Aquarius Building – and required […]

Keeping a straight wall-face

Leading geotechnical specialist, Bachy Soletanche Limited (BSL) has recently constructed a concrete circular shaft at London’s business district, Canary Wharf. The ground engineering specialist has created the reinforced concrete diaphragm wall at Canary Wharf’s North Quay due to the shaft’s […]

Taking the plunge at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel

It is not everyday that a leading ground engineering firm has the opportunity to work in the renowned surroundings of London’s Westminster. However, Bachy Soletanche Limited (BSL) has been doing just that at the site of Park Plaza Westminster Bridge […]

Bachy Soletanche adds levels to The Cube in Birmingham

Leading geotechnical specialist, Bachy Soletanche Limited (BSL) has recently completed piling works at the site of a planned iconic building, The Cube in Birmingham. The Cube will be the sister building of the Mailbox and is set to be a […]

Patience pays off for Bachy Soletanche in Waterford, Ireland

As part of Ireland’s 15 year initiative to improve motorway and duel-carriageway networks, a 20km long new bypass around Waterford city on the N25 Rosslare Harbour to Cork route is currently under construction. The project’s key structure, the River Suir […]