Slopes and Open Cast Mines

Clifton Suspension Bridge, UK

Since 2009, Geo-Design have worked as Specialist Advisors to the Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust to assess the existing stability state of the slopes which support the bridge abutments and to guide the long term slope maintenance requirements. The Clifton Suspension … Continue reading

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Former Quarry, Worcestershire (UK)

Geo-Design undertook geological mapping, site investigation, rock fall and stability assessments and developed a concept design for rock fall mitigation and slope stabilisation measures for a site in Worcestershire. The residential development had been built in a former quarry and … Continue reading

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La Cotte de St Brelade (Jersey)

Geo-Design’s engineering geologists were asked to undertake a rock fall risk assessment and design rock fall mitigation measures for the coastal slopes of La Cotte de St Brelade, Jersey. La Cotte de St Brelade is an archaeological site of global … Continue reading

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Ancient Mine Workings, Romania

In 2007 Geo-Design were involved in an extensive stability assessment of a 2000-year-old Roman mine of significant historical and archaeological interest. Room and Pillar Mining The historical mine workings are extensive and include Recent, Modern (largely medieval) and Ancient (Roman) … Continue reading

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A5 – Glyn Bends (Wales)

Geo-Design were part of a technical team undertaking evaluation of a major failure of permanent rock anchors in a highway cutting (2005). This included assessment of corrosion, protection methodology and observed overload effects.  

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