Ashurst Road, Skelmersdale



Project Value
Industry Sector
Residential Groundworks
Client Company
Gleeson Homes
Project Timescale
April 2018 – Present
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Westshield were appointed by Gleeson Homes to undertake the road and sewer installation to Ashurst Road, Skelmersdale, a residential development.

Westshield were to maintain the principal contractor role for a period of 12 weeks.

During this period Westshield were required to undertake enabling works consisting of breaking out existing concrete slabs and structures disposed of off-site. In addition, a large amount of reduced level digging was required and an associated muck shift.

In order to assist Gleeson Homes build programme, Westshield worked closely with the client in order to produce a programme of works that allowed the early release of areas enabling groundworks activities to start quicker than what would ordinarily be expected.

The Technical Aspect:

On-Site Road & Sewer
  • Installation of pipework ranging from 150mm to 1500mm.
  • Installation of manholes ranging from 1200mm to 3000mm including hydro-brakes
  • Working to site-specific designs and specifications from United Utilities
  •  We overcame problems with designs and connections by suggesting engineering solutions to satisfy United Utilities standards.
  • Reduced level digs and muckshift
  • Breaking out existing concrete slabs and structures for disposal off-site
  • Installation of all on-site roads to binder course