Poole, Dorset

POSTED ON: 16/02/2021

Risk Management Limited were initially employed in January 2020 to undertake a Phase I Desk Study/Tier 1 Preliminary Risk Assessment and Phase II Intrusive Contamination Assessment at the former site of HMRC offices in Poole, Dorset. Following this RML were again employed in February 2021 to undertake two deep cable percussion boreholes to enable pile design and undertake gas monitoring.

Two 25m deep cable percussion boreholes were drilled at the site using a Dando 4000 rig, with in-situ SPT tests undertaken along with the retrieval of undisturbed U4/U100 samples for subsequent laboratory testing.

Laboratory testing included, Moisture Contents, Atterberg Limits, Undrained Triaxial Compression Tests, pH and Sulphate tests.