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:

PV Solar Farm Investigations

Project Type: Geotechnical site investigations, pile testing
Value: £1.2M

The renewable energy industry is rapidly expanding within the United Kingdom, with many photovoltaic …

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Norwich Castle Keep Restoration

Project Type: Geotechnical site investigation
Value: £15K

Harrison Group was contracted by Morgan Sindall to carry out several phases of site …

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Project Type: Geotechnical site investigation
Value: £100K

Harrison Group was contracted by Vattenfall to undertake a site investigation over a section …

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ExCel Exhibition Centre, London

Project Type: Geoenvironmental Ground Investigation
Value: £100K

Harrison Group carried out COVID-19 compliant SI at ExCel Exhibition Centre, London, in order …

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Great Yarmouth, Third River Crossing

Project Type: Supplemental site investigation, risk and waste assessments
Value: £40K

The proposed Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing scheme will provide an additional route over …

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AQIA, Cringleford, Norwich

Project Type: Air Quality Impact Assessment
Value: £10K

As part of the planning requirements for two proposed residential developments (650 houses over …

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Greenyard Frozen, King’s Lynn

Project Type: Environmental Permitting
Value: £50K

Greenyard Frozen, King’s Lynn, is an 80,000 tonnes/pa facility which processes, packages, and distributes …

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Needham Market Quarry, Suffolk

Project Type: Ground investigation, supplementary contamination & geotechnical assessments and validation
Value: £165K

Harrison Group carried out the ground investigation for Hopkins Homes at Needham Market Quarry, …

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Fen Drayton Road

Project Type: Geoenvironmental investigation
Value: £13K

Land developers, as part of their due diligence, need to check, before construction commences, …

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Former Whittingham Hospital

Project Type: Geotechnical site investigation
Value: £150K

Whittingham Hospital, near Preston in Lancashire, treated thousands of psychiatric patients every year and …

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Project Type: Geotechnical site investigation
Value: £45K

SnOasis is a proposed indoor winter sports resort, a project that will be unique …

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Project Type: Geotechnical site investigation and UXO survey
Value: £12K

Harrison Group Environmental was commissioned to carry out a desk study and geotechnical investigation …

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Trinity College, Cambridge

Project Type: Geotechnical site investigation
Value: £2,000

Harrison Group has carried out the ground investigation for installation of new Antony Gormley …

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Great Yarmouth

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

Great Yarmouth has a history of devastating floods, with major events in 1953 and …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Salina, 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 …

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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 …

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Project Type: Ground investigation
Value: £130K

Harrison Group are very pleased to be involved with this prestigious project in London, …

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