Project Location: Surrey, England
Client: Biffa
Main Contractor: P.J. Hegarty & Sons UK
Value: £2,000,000
Project Status: Complete
Start Date: February 2011
Completion Date: October 2013


This project comprises the full earthworks, drainage and services installation to construct a new landfill cell.

Works included:

  • Remove 50k m3 of silt from bottom of disused quarry.
  • Excavation of 500k m3 of suitable and unsuitable material.
  • Placement of 20m of suitable fill in layers to achieve formation level for the proposed cell.
  • Excavate suitable clay material and place as clay liner to proposed cell.
  • Place and install geotextile separator layer
  • Excavate and place gravel to act as leachate collection layer
  • Install leachate collection pipework within the collection layer