Landowners and developers get excited about what is planned above the ground, but at GRM we get excited about what lies below!
Whilst piled foundation solutions are commonly used, the risks from vibration is not always considered and could lead, in some cases, to unfounded claims for damage to nearby properties.
GRM has recently completed several Pile Vibration Assessments for Clients where comments from local authorities and concerns from local homeowners have needed to quantify the magnitude of vibration risk and the potential for damage to occur from piling operations.
Using recognised methods, GRM can determine the likely scale of vibration at a site to reduce the risk of spurious claims for damage from local property owners and give comfort to the community to show that the risks are being minimised. We then produce a plan to show the risks and to communicate them effectively.
GRM would also recommend that a structural condition report is produced prior to commencement of piling, particularly for those plots at greatest risk.
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