River Eden, Penrith

On this project, we were tasked with diverting a 219mmOD Gas pipeline under the River Eden and West Coast Mainline railway – drilling 640m through hard Permain Penrith Sandstone.

The strength of the Sandstone and ground conditions presented challenges for our team, with the heavily fractured rock resulting in a loss of returns during piloting. We overcame these by installing a steel sleeve over our entry drill and grouting sections of the bore using our specialist HDD Rock Drilling equipment.

 

More details of our specialist HDD Rock Drilling can be found here...

HDD ROCK DRILLING

Contact

Allen Watson Limited

Offices at:
- Horsham, West Sussex
- Harlow, Essex
- Barnsley, South Yorkshire


Enquiries:
01403 790772

Case Studies

Cranleigh
The Allen Watson auger boring team were tasked with installing a 150mmØ VC pipe at Amlets Lane in Cranleigh using our 85v thrust Boring system.

Botley UTX
Installation of 660mmOD steel sleeve using GAB.155v Guided Auger boring equipment under a railway track at Botley, Southampton at a depth of 12m deep.

Mitcham - Timber Heading
Allen Watson Timber Heading crew were tasked with installing a heading for a sewer connection of 150mmØ Vitrified Clay drainage pipe for a length of 18m.

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