Project Location: Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Client: Biffa
Main Contractor: P.J. Hegarty & Sons UK
Value: £1,500,000
Project Status: Complete
Start Date: November 2011
Completion Date: August 2012


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

Works included:

  • Excavation of existing rock from former quarry face to form reshaped batter for new landfill cell.
  • Excavation of rock and suitable material.
  • Crushing of rock, rock screening to make drainage layer and base for liner
  • Placement of suitable fill to achieve formation level for the proposed cell.
  • Excavate suitable clay material and place as clay liner to proposed cell.
  • Place and install geogrid separator layer
  • Excavate and place gravel to act as leachate collection layer