Groundworks, Infrastructure and Archaeology

VertaseFLI was contracted by Castlemore Securities to undertake a contract to undertake an archaeological excavation prior to undertaking groundworks, drainage, infrastructure and landscaping for the Temple Quay site in Bristol.

Project Details


Castlemore Securities



Project Value

£1 million


10 months

Services Provided

Basement excavation, archaeology, sheetpiling, drainage and infrastructure, surfacing, landscaping

Further Information

VertaseFLI was appointed as Principal Contractor for the works.  The work involved the undertaking of an archaeological excavation around some existing structures before completing the groundworks and infrastructure works to enable the erection of a permanent viewing structure. 
Following completion of the archaeological excavation, a sheet pile wall structure was completed around the area before levels around the sheet pile wall were brought up to formation level.  Following this, drainage, lighting ducting and cabling was laid before placement of final surfacings.  Lighting columns were installed along with other street furniture before final erection of the sculpture / monuments. 

Basement excavation were also undertaken which involved the installation of an access / egress ramp and disposal of hazardous waste arisings. 

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