Power Station Remediation

Client / Confidential - Energy Sector
Site / Confidential
Value / £Multi-Million
Timescale / 18 Months (Completed Q1 2017)


Sanctus were employed to carry out the remediation, earthworks and enabling works at a former coal and Orimulsion fired power station, on an-all risk lump sum basis.

The works package included;

  • Demolition of concrete slabs and below ground structures including basements, cooling tower bases, turbine bases, chimney bases, cooling water pipes and mass foundations
  • Licensed asbestos removal
  • Onsite remediation of buried asbestos and hydrocarbon contaminated soils
  • 65,000m3 cut to fill earthworks
  • Crushing, screening and ground improvement
  • Dewatering and onsite water treatment
  • Environmental and Geotechnical verification testing
  • Design and construction of a Gabion Retaining Wall against partially demolished basement
  • Bacel foam filling of voids to remain in-situ
  • Balancing pond excavation
  • Construction of 2.5Ha piling mat.