Aylesbury

Colas were awarded another waste infrastructure contract requiring a new food waste transfer station for Aylesbury District Council.

Works include the building of a new steel framed and clad waste transfer station to accommodate food waste transfer and management of segregated dry waste streams. In addition the team are working on a significant underground drainage attenuation scheme as well as the installation of large surface mounted rainwater harvesting tanks.

August 2012

The external concrete pavement was cast in-situ using fibre reinforced concrete.

August 2012

Installation of the 'value engineered' steel frame waste transfer station began.

Timeline 10 Steel Frame

August 2012

Due to short timeframes for completion, Colas constructed floor slabs in advance using fibre reinforced concrete.

July 2012

All imported aggregates were recycled materials processed and produced in accordance with WRAP protocols.

Timeline 8 Sub -bases V2

July 2012

Installation of drainage pipelines and Klargester tank. All underground drainage made use of recycled plastic components.

July 2012

Colas installed a system composed of 100% recycled plastic cells wrapped in a waterproof membrane and surrounded in recycled sand.

July 2012

Initial areas of attenuation were formed of precast concrete culvert units which had been pre-ordered by the client.

 Timeline 5 Culverts

July 2012

Excavation for the underground drainage attenuation system began.

July 2012

Colas excavated and poured concrete foundations for a new steel framed WTS.

July 2012

Site clearance commenced and existing concrete pavements were demolished.

July 2012

The Aylesbury project commenced with only one week lead in time.