Screwpiles were employed to underpin buildings adjoining a confined city centre site where a single storey basement was being constructed for the new commercial development at Crane Lane/South Mall. Piles were placed at 1m centers to cater for loads of 80-110 Kn/m run.
Client: John Cleary Developments
Contractor: PJ Hegarty
Consulting Engineers: Murphy Matson O'Sullivan
PQS: Michael Barrett Partnership
Underpinning in Coosan Athlone
Helical piles and cuchulainn brackets were used to partially underpin a house in Athlone showing some substantial settlement of a failed raft. Work took two days to complete.