Piling starts on £100m Edmonton recycling centre

Grant Prior 3 years ago
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Taylor Woodrow has started piling work on the £100m recycling centre at Edmonton EcoPark in north London.

Taylow Woodrow is working with VINCI sister companies Bachy Soletanche, Roger Bullivant and Vibro Menard to deliver the project’s geotechnical and piling work with a strong focus on minimising the embodied carbon footprint.

The project will deliver a flagship Resource Recovery Facility (RRF) with capacity to manage 135,000 tonnes of recyclable material every year, as well as the first ever public Reuse and Recycling Centre at the site.

A new visitor and education centre called EcoPark House will open up the site to the public to learn more about waste management and recycling as part of North London Waste Authority’s (NLWA) £1.2bn programme

The groundworks team are deploying CFA piling, controlled modulus columns (CMCs) and a low permeability Trenchmix cut off wall to construct the foundations for the Resource Recovery Facility and the Reuse and Recycling Centre.

Steve Pate, Taylor Woodrow’s Project Director for EcoPark South said “The start of ground engineering marks an exciting time for the project.

“Through bringing together the expertise of several organisations from the VINCI family, we are able to help the project reach its full sustainable potential.”

David Cullen, NLHPP Programme Director said, “The Resource Recovery Facility being built by Taylor Woodrow will be one of the largest publicly owned facilities of its kind in London, and the new public Reuse and Recycling Centre is part of NLWA’s mission to drive household recycling rates to 50%.”

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