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De-vegetation & Railway Rockfall Netting – Marple Cutting

CAN was employed to complete the de-vegetation of a 1km long section of railway cutting at Marple, Stockport, in order...

Slope Stabilisation & Soil Nailing – Radstock

This project consisted of the stabilisation of a newly cut 180 lin m soil slope with the installation of 350...

Rock Bolting & Netting – Thirlmere

CAN undertook a design and build contract to stabilise this section of rock face on the A591 near Thirlmere, installing...

HMS Belfast Rigging

The Imperial War Museum wanted to be able to ‘dress’ HMS Belfast on important occasions and asked CAN Structures to carry...

Passive Rock Netting – Porthkerry Cutting

Small localised failures of this rock cutting led to installation of 6500m2 of Maccaferri pasive rock netting to safeguard the railway line below.  The...

Geobrugg Soil Nails and Gabion Baskets

Soil Nails and Gabion Baskets – Bearsted

The use of soil nails and gabion baskets offered the ideal solution to stabilise the embankment following a significant land...

Cess Retention & Soil nailing, slope stabilisation, rock netting, rock matressess using Salix Spider Excavator

Cess Retention & Soil Nailing – Laurels Farm

This project was a cess retention and soil nailing scheme to stabilise both sides of a 140m length of rail embankment with...

Soil Nailing, Sprayed Concrete & Gabion Facing – Toll Bar

A combination of soil nailing, sprayed concrete & gabion facing both supported the cut faces and provided an aesthetic finish for the construction...

Work at Height

Rope Access Cladding Repairs Cheesegrater Car Park

With it’s distinctive cladding, the aptly dubbed ‘Cheesegrater’ car park in Sheffield, was suffering from problems with the cover trims to...

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Soil nailing & rockfall netting A21 Tonbridge to Pembury

The use of soil nailing & rockfall netting was required for the A21 widening project.  In its original guise the A21...