The Hold, Ipswich

G M Piling were engaged to design and install 404 No. 350mm diameter concrete injected CFA piles for a Records and Archives Office at The University of Suffolk. The piles were installed from three different piling platform levels. A total 4 No working test piles were successfully undertaken. The piles were installed through four metres of made ground through sand & gravels into the underlying chalk strata. The whole process was closely monitored by the client and attendant archaeologists due to the historical interest in the site and was further complicated by tight access to the site.