Site cleared and levels reduced
Inspection chambers set to level
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
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.
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’