Silverwoods Park is a new development in Kidderminster on the site of the former British Sugar Factory. Our works were installation of the foul and storm system under a S104 agreement with Severn Trent. Construction of new accesses off the Stourport Road under a S278 agreement and on site adoptable highway under a S38 agreement.
The contract involved Undertaking upgrade works at the site to seek to reduce peak hours queuing and thereby to improve the overall experience to users and staff.
The works involved widening the perimeter road over the majority of it’s length to two lanes reducing queues and improving flow through or traffic. The creation of formalised pull in area, improved pavement finishes in both tarmac and new concrete slabs. The Re-profiling of the grass margins and improvement to the soft landscaping.New ‘saw tooth’ in-situ concrete retaining wall with parapet and hand railing. Precast concrete retaining wall protected by an un-tensioned vehicle barrier. Improved drainage and installation of an additional attenuation tank and improvements to the site entrance including introduction of a left turn only exit to reduce queues of departing vehicles.
A complex junction improvement scheme delivered in partnership with Walsall Council. The scheme involved working in a busy urban thoroughfare to construct and improve new bus priority measures for a new “Red Route” consisting of the construction of bus borders, installation of traffic signalled junctions and pedestrian crossings, carriageway resurfacing, hard landscaping works, the creation of car parking bays, the installation of road signs and the co-ordination of diversion works for statutory undertaker’s equipment.
Bloxwich is important for local traders and shoppers but it is also one of the main routes through the north of the Borough. The main purpose of the works along Bloxwich High Street was to create a balance between these conflicting priorities so that the economic vitality of the town could be enhanced whilst reducing congestion along the route.
This scheme involved the construction of a new car park, welfare building and waste compound along with alterations to the existing car parks and footways and the diversion of a water main.
This involved undertaking all of the civil engineering aspects in addition to co-ordinating the utility services into the welfare building along with project management of several sub-contract work packages including the building works, M & E services along with street lighting and staff access barriers, fencing, soft landscaping, surfacing and road markings.
This was a particularly challenging environment as the works were undertaken in a “live” hospital environment that required working closely with the Hospital Estates Department to ensure we minimised nuisance and ensured the safety of the visiting public and staff. This was achieved by using a designated vehicle access route and clearly defined pedestrian routes and protection measures to stop encroachment into the work area.
This scheme involved the construction of new 1000 space Park and Ride facility along with new bus lane and traffic signalled junction.
Delivered in partnership with Tarmac National Contracting our role was to undertake all of the civil engineering works. This included kerbing, drainage, hard and soft landscaping, ducting for the services into a busstation facilities building and the communication systems including CCTV, ANPR and access/egress barriers.
The scheme was delivered in partnership with Tarmac National Contracting and our package of works involved the civil engineering package as part of the construction of a 1000 space car park that was delivered as part of the Midlands Highway Alliance Medium Schemes Framework Contract.
Our work involved the civil engineering aspects of the scheme and included the installation of an extensive sustainable drainage system (SUDS), hard landscaping in the car parking areas, installation of rainwater storage tanks and the creation of a balancing pond.
In addition to preventing potential flooding, the balancing pond has created the additional benefit of providing potential opportunities for wildlife habitats.