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Grandhome, Aderdeen

Grandhome, Aderdeen

Raeburn Drilling and Geotechnical (Northern) Limited carried out a ground investigation at the proposed development site of Grandhome, Aberdeen. The purpose of the investigation was to provide information on the ground conditions underlying the site by undertaking

  • 154 Trial pits;
  • 26 cable percussion boreholes;
  • construction of gas and water monitoring points;
  • 9 rotary drilled boreholes to prove rockhead status and give an indication of rock quality;
  • 175 in situ California Bearing Ratio (CBR) tests to aid road and pavement design for the works;
  • 54 soil infiltration tests to determine drainage characteristics for SUDS design.


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