Site cleared and levels reduced

Inspection chambers set to level

Inspection chambers set to level

Rodding point for surface water drainage

Rodding point for surface water drainage

With the reduced dig and drainage runs complete the site is covered in free draining stone compacted in layers. This provides a base for the raft foundation to sit on.

Checking the levels of the sub base

Checking the levels of the sub base

Compacting the stone sub base

Compacting stone in layers with vibrating roller

Lucas made the most of his inset day by coming to site to watch the diggers. He got some handy tips on how to lean on a shovel and drink tea, and also try out the digger and roller.

Ready for sand blinding

The first set of groundwork contractors job done, leaving a really tidy site ready for the slab crew from MBC Timber Frame and their ‘Passive slab’