Making a hard-to-access project accessible
The only access to the site's location is by boat, foot or off-road buggies, with the nearest parking approximately 1 km from the road to where the bothies would sit.
Ground conditions differed at each location, with strata encountered at varying depths.
Sensitivity was required to the surrounding environment to ensure no damage to the ancient oaks that provided shelter around the bothies. The precondition existed that any installation of foundations is removable, leaving no impact on the existing landscape.
A low-carbon, low-impact foundation solution
Our first visit in 2019 saw us complete works for two bothies, revisiting in late 2021 to install foundations for a third luxury bothy.
On each occasion, transporting materials and equipment to the site required multiple trips, using a small 4x4 quad bike and trailer.
Deploying our portable handheld turning machines, a full assortment of RADIX PRO RF140 76mm Ground Screws overcame the various ground conditions and levels. Bespoke fittings were also manufactured to secure the timber ring beams supplied and installed on the project.
Practical on-site solutions and great teamwork ensured the project was achieved on schedule and without damaging the environment.
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