Case Studies

For more than 35 years we have been operating throughout the United Kingdom and overseas to deliver a total solution to clients’ geotechnical and environmental problems against ever more demanding Standards and legislation. Examples of our work are provided in the following small selection of case studies:

Great Yarmouth

Project Type: Ground investigation - flood defences
Value: £140K

Great Yarmouth has a history of devastating floods, with major events in 1953 and most recently in 2013.  Flood defences have been upgraded on a …

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Solar Farm Investigations – Scotland

Project Type: Geotechnical site investigation
Value: £30K

“Having Harrison Group manage all six sites meant the entire investigation process was faster, simpler and more cost-effective, giving us more time to appraise the …

Olympic Park Site – London

Project Type: Contaminated land investigation
Value: £3.75M

HARRISON GROUP ENVIRONMENTAL was appointed as one of three companies to carry out the geotechnical ground investigation on approximately 70No. sites across the 2012 Olympic …

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Stratford, East London

Project Type: Ground investigation - red site
Value: £260K

Redevelopment plans for this 10 hectare site located in Stratford, East London, include for open streets with new shops, cafés, hotels, over 1,200 residential units …

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Crossrail – London

Project Type: Ground investigation with installation of instrumentation
Value: £130K

Crossrail represents one of the largest infrastructure projects undertaken in the UK and runs 118 km from Maidenhead and Heathrow in the west, through new …

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Lincs OSWF – Lincolnshire

Project Type: Ground investigation
Value: £140K

The ‘Lincs’ Off-Shore Wind Farm (OSWF) project is just one of 5 wind farms projects which are in various stages of development in the Lincolnshire …

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Greenwich Peninsula – Bugsby’s Reach

Project Type: Ground investigation
Value: £60K

Bugsby’s Reach South is located on the Greenwich peninsula. The site was historically used as a power station, industrial estate/units and fabrication yard. As part …

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Misurata, Libya

Project Type: Offshore Environmental Impact Assessment
Value: $260K

In association with our Libyan partners, Harrison Group were contracted to undertake an offshore EIA and pre-seismic survey.

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Olen – Belgium

Project Type: Radioactive stockpile characterisation
Value: £25K

The site was originally occupied by a materials technology plant. Activities carried out there included production and extraction of precious metals products and catalysts. The …

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Salina Coast Road widening – Malta

Project Type: Ground investigation and geotechnical design
Value: £50K

Harrison Group was engaged as KOSTA JV’s geotechnical engineer for the €53M Pembroke to Bugibba road improvement scheme. This is part of the EU’s TEN-T …

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Recovered Paper Mill, King’s Lynn, Norfolk

Project Type: Environmental Impact Assessment
Value: £300K

Environmental Impact Assessment, Recovered Paper Mill – King’s Lynn, Norfolk Client: Palm Group THE PALM GROUP is the largest privately owned paper company in Germany. …

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Project Type: Ground investigation
Value: £130K

Harrison Group are very pleased to be involved with this prestigious project in London, having been awarded the ground investigation contract for the site to …

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