Quedgeley, Gloucester

POSTED ON: 15/03/2024

RML were commissioned to carry out a Site Investigation for Vodafone at a site in Quedgeley, Gloucester.


Fieldwork was undertaken in line with British Standards BS 5930:2015+A1:2020. 2 No. Light Percussion Boreholes, 2 No. Concrete Cores, 2 No. Drive-in-Sampler Boreholes, MEXE Probe CBR Tests, and Land-Borne Gas and Water monitoring were undertaken as part of the investigation.

Ground Conditions

According to information published by British Geological Survey (BGS) the underlying geology is shown as being the Lower Lias of the Lower Jurassic Period. Superficial River Severn Terrace Gravels lie close to the east of the site.

Laboratory Testing

Natural Moisture Contents, Atterberg Limits, Quick Undrained Triaxial Compression Tests, Particle Size Distribution, pH and sulphates, Chemical Analysis- soil, Waste Acceptance Criteria (WAC) and Asbestos identification were the Laboratory tests undertaken for the project.