Bachy Soletanche first in the piling industry to receive BFPA training passports

The use of hydraulic systems plays a major part in the increasing capabilities of the equipment used in use in the Geotechnical industry.  What was previously was driven by either a belt, chain or gear system is now most likely […]

Double Success for Bachy Soletanche at the Ground Engineering Awards

Bachy Soletanche were crowned winners at the Ground Engineering Awards 2018 in two categories, highlighting their ability to deliver outstanding project excellence for clients.

FPS Welcomes New Chair

Soletanche Bachy’s UK Group Managing Director, Philip Hines, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Federation of Piling Specialists. Philip takes over the position from Alasdair Henderson, who steps down from the role following the completion of his […]

Gender Pay Report 2018

Following the General Election in 2015, the Government announced that it intended to fulfil a manifesto commitment by bringing into force a provision of the Equality Act 2010 on gender pay gap reporting.This regulation requires all UK organisations which employ […]

Bachy Soletanche Go for Gold

Bachy Soletanche has strengthened its Southern business unit with the appointment of Rob Gold to the position of Contracts Manager. Rob has over ten years’ experience in the geotechnical sector, and has spent the last four working as a project […]

Bachy Soletanche Appoint Damien Kilkenny as Business Development and Major Projects Manager

Specialist geotechnical contractor Bachy Soletanche has announced the appointment of Damien Kilkenny as Business Development and Major Projects Manager.

Bachy Soletanche Complete Piling Work Ahead of Schedule at Spire London

Bachy Soletanche has completed the piling work at Spire London one week ahead of schedule. Spire London is a 67-storey building located in Hertsmere Road, in the heart of London’s Docklands, and when complete will be western Europe’s tallest residential […]

£190k funding for local Charities in battle against Social Exclusion

VINCI businesses across the UK will partner with local charities to help people suffering from social exclusion by improving access to employment, mobility and housing.

Innovation sparks development of quieter, electric excavation machine

An innovative, electrically-powered hydrofraise diaphragm walling machine is being used to help build London’s new super sewer.

Tideway Employment Success

Man who spent months sleeping rough after ‘losing everything’ finds work on one of London’s biggest infrastructure projects. A man who thought he had ‘lost everything’ after living on the streets for three months is seizing the opportunity to get […]

Policy Update – Modern Slavery Act

Bachy Soletanche takes its responsibility to avoid and mitigate any modern slavery in its operations extremely seriously. To that end we have developed a detailed policy and strategy that runs over 3 years to support this statement. Our approach to […]

Tideway team ‘breaking barriers’ in East London

More than 60 youngsters from East London boroughs have taken part in a pioneering programme – launched by the companies constructing London’s new super sewer – using the river to inspire young people to achieve their career potential. The scheme […]

Bachy Soletanche Set New UK Load Testing Record

Bachy Soletanche has set a new UK record for static load testing of piled foundations. The company, currently delivering the geotechnical package on the Spire London project, achieved a maximum loading force in excess of 100 MN, using the Osterberg […]

Bachy Soletanche Awarded Tees Renewable Energy Plant Contract

Bachy Soletanche has been awarded an £8m contract to deliver the geotechnical package on the Tees Renewable Energy Plant in Teesside. The project will see the construction of a biomass power plant, primarily fuelled by wood chips and pellets, which […]

Bachy Soletanche at the Double for Construction News Specialist Awards

Bachy Soletanche has been recognised as a key specialist in the UK by being shortlisted in two categories at the prestigious Construction News Specialist Awards 2017. Firstly, the company is in the running for Ground Engineering Specialist of the Year, […]

Triple recognition for Lee Tunnel project

Bachy Soletanche, as part of a joint venture with Morgan Sindall and VINCI Construction Grands Projets has been recognised with three prestigious awards for their work on the overall delivery of the Lee Tunnel project in London. In New York, […]

Bachy Soletanche Invest in Plant to Meet Market Demand

Bachy Soletanche has unveiled its investment in new plant and equipment to meet the growing demands on the business. Earlier this year the company purchased a BG46 rotary piling rig, currently the largest in the UK, and have now backed […]

Stories from Within: Sivilay Sayavong

In the first of a new series we take a closer look at the driving force behind the success of the company, our employees. In this edition, Geotechnical Design Coordinator, Sivilay Sayavong discusses her route into the construction industry, what […]

Bachy Soletanche Appoint New Business Development Manager

Bachy Soletanche continue their focus on customer service and collaborative working with the appointment of Kevin Shaw as Business Development Manager. Kevin previously headed up Bachy Soletanche’s major projects’ estimating division and, as part of a joint venture with Costain […]

Bachy Soletanche Strengthen Northern Region

Bachy Soletanche has strengthened its northern region by appointing Ian Clementson to head up the Estimating division. With over 27 years’ experience in the geotechnical industry, Ian will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team, and will […]