|Location:||Goffs Oak, Cheshunt|
|Approved Installer:||South East Ties Ltd|
As part of the planning permission for redevelopment of this site into luxury homes, 32 of 64 existing prefabricated huts, constructed from either brick or concrete panels, had to be retained. Historic settlement meant all the huts were suffering from structural faults and required major stabilisation.
An initial scheme for extensive mass underpinning would have been time consuming, disruptive and expensive, with a budget proposal of £250,000.
Together with the project engineer, Woods Warren, Helifix devised a rapid pile and beam solution using the HeliBeam System;
Helifix products, techniques and technical assistance provided an effective, non-disruptive solution in a difficult situation. The scheme cost £87,000 representing a saving of about £150,000.