Piled Raft Foundation
Developing a pile foundation design that allows your foundation to remain on the ground that is unsuitable for building construction.
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Piled Raft Foundation In Essex & London
Piled raft foundation or combined pile raft foundation both are modernised types of foundations that are designed or introduced to ease your worries. In past, you have no other option instead of constructing a building in those areas where the soil is stiff enough to withstand the pressure of the building which the foundation transfers to the soil. But now there is no restriction regarding the building site because of piled raft foundation design concept. A Combined piled raft foundation is a type of foundation in which slender and long columns made up of steel and reinforced concrete are installed in the ground, the number of concrete and reinforced slabs decided how long the building stays. The more the number of steel or reinforced concrete columns the more strengthen the foundation is. This makes it possible for many of you to develop business in those areas where the soil is soft, porous or sites which is not suitable for foundation construction. Because of the raft on piles now you can present the concept of designing the building on the site which left out because of not suitable soil type.
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SFA Open Piling
SFA piling is an ideal solution for building with limited access.
SCD (Steel Cased Driven) Piling is a bottom-driven piling using a vibrating mole or a drop hammer piling rig
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Combines pile raft foundation is the different technique of foundation design which is suitable for both shallow and deep foundation. Not only this but it is suitable for every soil type and it can bear the pressure of superstructure of high rise buildings. As the trend is changing and people invest more in vertical buildings instead of horizontal construction. Thus people considered piled raft foundation as an innovative approach because it plays important role in various things which is neglected by most of us as it allows us to avail the area which is not used because of the foundation designing and construction problem.
Moreover due to the raft on piles technique many f the investors get a chance to develop their business in those areas which are the sites of construction but there is no building there because of weak and porous soil type. Thus pile raft foundation design concept brings new hope to those who have a dream to do something uncertain which is not been done by anyone before. Now people like these can build their dream building in those areas where no one constructs the building before.
How is it different from a simple foundation
It is quite different from the simple foundation as the name of the foundation type distinguishes the characters of the foundation. The raft in the foundation name means the mat which plays an effective role in overcoming the pressure of horizontal loads because it increases the surface area of the foundation and scattered the load evenly so that the building can resist the outer pressure easily. However, a simple foundation is just suitable for limited soil types and for the shallow foundation on which the superstructure is not so heavy. A combined pile raft foundation is suitable for both shallow and deep foundations which means that if you construct this type of foundation you can build high rise buildings easily even if the soil type is not standard. Most of the building designers and contractors suggested this foundation because of its capability and resistance against the pressure of the load.
If you want to get this foundation for your building you can contact us through the contact details given on our website.
Frequently Asked Questions
Piling is the process of inserting structural piles into the ground that will become the base of the building. Piles are required where soil and earth are performing poorly and are used to spread the load of a building and firm the ground. They are a cost-effective approach to combating corrosion and are proven to significantly improve the life expectancy of a structure
The size of the trench depends on the size of the ground beam to be installed. For our typical ground beams to an extension an excavation of 600mm deep and 450mm wide is sufficient. Please ring for advice.
There are a number of reasons it may be: A site investigation has highlighted that the ground is unsuitable and un-useable to a depth of more than 2 metres. Removal costs for the excavation of traditional deep trench foundations are too expensive. Foundation trenches are not stable and health and safety, therefore, becomes an issue. There is a high-water table. Where there are soils such as clay that are likely to swell or shrink excessively depending on the amount of water content.
The job of the pile is to distribute the weight of the structure evenly. They are placed into the ground using a pile driver. Holding the piles perfectly vertical, this machine hammers each structure into the ground and also acts as a crane.
For a typical house extension, the work can take around 2-3 days, depending on the depth driven and services requested. For more complex projects, contact us for a more specific time frame.
Mini piling in Essex and Colchester is a type of specialist piling that incorporates a specific arrangement and number of driven pile and screw pile varieties. It allows for the expansion or extension of a building, while also safeguarding against ground heave and subsidence. Crucially, mini piling is often a cheaper, faster option than traditional deep trench foundations.