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Runcorn Cutting

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in News & Updates | Comments Off

Progress photos taken over a 7 month period following Vertical Access installing Maccaferri mesh and Minova Rock bolts.

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Newcastle United Banners

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in News & Updates | Comments Off

Banner installation at Newcastle United football ground.

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Tree Felling

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in News & Updates | Comments Off

Vertical Access Ltd started a cliff stabilisation contract in January 2014 for Construction Marine Ltd and Network Rail with design by URS.  The railway cutting in Barnsley required works due to mature trees on the cliff face de- stabilising the rock face through root jacking. Initially the mature trees were felled using hydraulic tree grab and guillotine.  The grab was fitted to a 13t excavator and operated by VAL plant operator and chainsaw operative.  Working through the night, 30 large trees were removed in 3 nights with minimal...

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Slope stabilisation erosion control for J Murphy and Son

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in News & Updates | Comments Off

Vertical Access are near to completion of a slope stabilisation / erosion control contract for J Murphy and Sons working for Network Rail.   Works involved tree removal works prior to the installation of resined or grouted Rock dowels ( supplied by Minova Weldgrip) and Maccaferri Mac Mat R.  

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Stabilisation of a Railway Cutting

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013 in News & Updates | Comments Off

Vertical Access has been subcontracted to Construction Marine Ltd to undertake stabilisation of a railway cutting. Utilising a TEI drill mast for the installation of Soil Nails ( Supplied by Dywidag ) and tracked dumpers for the positioning  of Geobrugg Deltax mesh ( supplied by Dywidag). The lower face anchors are being hand drilled using rotary Turmag drills. Grouting of soil nails with AM 1000 thixotropic grout supplied by Minova Weldgrip TEI drill mast drilling and installing R32 hollow bar soil nails as slope stabilisation measures prior...

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High Rise Overcladding Case Study

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013 in News & Updates | Comments Off

PROJECT: HIGH RISE OVERCLADDING CLIENT: ONE VISION HOUSING ENGINEERS: CLANCY CONSULTING LTD LOCATION: BOOTLE, LANCS WORKS: SECURING MESH TO 6 NO. HIGH RISE BUILDINGS Due to the failure of the existing Permarock insulated overcladding system during high winds in January 2007 Vertical Access Ltd working in conjunction with Clancy Consulting Ltd undertook a panel fixing survey and testing, using rope and cradle access, in February and March 2008. The survey identified that the metal cladding fixings required to secure the rendering were either...

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Devegetation

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in News & Updates | Comments Off

Devegetation

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Soil Nailing

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in News & Updates | Comments Off

Soil Nailing

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latchways installation

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in News & Updates | Comments Off

latchways installation

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survey inspection

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in News & Updates | Comments Off

survey inspection

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