Specifically, it will:
The project is comprised of joint ventures between VolkerStevin and VolkerFitzpatrick's Civil Engineering and Building Divisions. The contract was let through the Efficiency South East (IESE) framework and is being delivered by Thameswey Developments Ltd on behalf of Woking Borough Council and its partner in the flood defence work, The Environment Agency.
The scheme has received considerable interest from the BBC and local press. During April 2010, Prime Minister, David Cameron visited the site to see for himself what is taking place.
This is a great example of VolkerWessels UK companies working together, demonstrating their combined capabilities. VolkerStevin has been brought in to help deliver the flood defences and are also working with VolkerFitzpatrick to construct the bridges and community building. VolkerSteel Foundations are installing approximately 800 sheet piles to the flood walls and bridges, VolkerLaser are waterproofing and installing joints to the bridges and VolkerHighways are working on the highways elements.The flood walls comprise of sheet piled or reinforced concrete cores, finished with either brickwork or an exposed aggregate concrete.
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