Kew Gardens

Our teams upgraded paths and roadways at Kew. They also played a major part in the new Pavilion restaurant. Client Graham Construction has retained VGC to create a number of projects at Kew Gardens. Pavilion restaurant Concrete foundations As enabling…

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Bell Foundry Lane

VGC Projects delivered part of the Bell Foundry Lane upgrade project on behalf of client Balfour Beatty for Wokingham borough council. We delivered: 1200m drainage (filter and carrier) 800 – 1000m combined cycle and pedestrian walkway Road widening 600m of…

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Thames Valley park and ride

We are constructing a new park and ride facility to ease congestion in Reading town centre. The project includes earthworks, drainage, lighting, surfacing and the access road for the new car park. Scope: Clearance of vegetation and site clearance Drainage…

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Raised GRP walkway Stepney Green Park

This contract was to install a raised GRP walkway within a high voltage room below Stepney Green Park, as part of the C360 ventilation works on Crossrail. The walkway installation was logistically challenging with extreme space constraints. VGC’s project team…

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Gidea Park MPATS sub-station

We were commissioned to manage this stand-alone project: traction power GRIP 5-8 substations and SCADA TPSS. Gidea Park mid-point auto transformer site (MPATS) scope of civil engineering work: temporary fencing, boundary security fencing and Armco barriers surveying and service investigations…

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Mersey Gateway

VGC provided local people to work on the Mersey Gateway Project, a major scheme to build a new six-lane toll bridge over the Mersey river. Opened in October 2017, the bridge links the towns of Runcorn and Widnes and relieves…

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Shenfield SATS sub-station

Our teams provided the civil engineering infrastructure for a new sub-station at Shenfield. The scope for the new sectioning auto-transformer site (SATS) included: site investigation, demolition works, devegetation and site clearance excavation and construction for reinforced concrete foundations for the…

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Shenfield sidings acoustic barrier

VGC was contracted to build a barrier between the railway and adjoining houses at Shenfield, as part of the Crossrail Anglia project. The barrier will reduce the impact of sound and light from the railway. We installed an acoustic barrier…

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Eurovia housing development enabling

We were contracted by Eurovia to provide key infrastructure at Houghton Regis near Dunstable. VGC undertook major road reconstruction and drainage work. The development will serve future housing and commercial developments, as well as a new council depot and recycling…

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Wakehurst Place glasshouse

VGC was contracted to excavate and install a new in-situ reinforced concrete slab for the Millennium Seed Bank glasshouse at Wakehurst Place. The project included associated drainage, below ground power and clean water infrastructure. The project also involved the demolition…

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Power Road Studios

(Project role: principal contractor) We provided an attenuation tank to improve the drainage on this site. The scope of works included: excavation and installation of a 16m x 16m x 4mtr deep attenuation tank associated deep drainage pipe 3 metre…

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