Stratford Bus Station, Great Eastern Road

POSTED ON: 15/11/2023

RML were commissioned to carry out a Site investigation for a extension of the existing Bus Station welfare facilities in Stratford.


Fieldwork was undertaken in line with British Standards BS 5930:2015+A1:2020. 5 No. Concrete Cores, 1 No. Window sampler borehole, 2 No. Hand Auger Boreholes, 2 No. Hand Excavated Trial pits and MEXE probe CBR Tests were undertaken as part of the investigation.

Ground Conditions

According to information published by British Geological Survey (BGS) the underlying geology at the site is shown as being Alluvium of the Quaternary Period overlying the Lambeth Group formerly (Woolwich and Reading Formations) of the Paleogene Period.  

Laboratory Testing

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