Vale School, Worthing

POSTED ON: 21/05/2023

RML were commissioned to carry out a Site investigation to establish the condition and profiles of existing foundations to perimeter fence posts as well as perimeter edging to an existing pitch.


Fieldwork was undertaken in line with British Standards BS 5930:2015+A1:2020. 4 No. Drive-in-sampler Boreholes, 9 No. Hand Excavated Trial Pits, 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 on the boundary of Recent Head Deposits overlying the Upper and Middle Chalk (Newhaven Chalk) of the Upper Cretaceous Period.  

Laboratory Testing

Quick Undrained Triaxial Compression Tests, Chemical Analysis- soil, Waste Classification Test and asbestos identification were the Laboratory tests undertaken for the project.