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Self Build Project in The Mumbles Swansea


Self Build Project in The Mumbles Swansea By Derwood Homes

Whether you’re considering building a new house in Swansea, Cardiff, Bridgend, Porthcawl, Newport or anywhere in South Wales, Derwood Homes is the Building Contractor you should seriously consider doing so.

Building your dream home can be a challenging and stressful experience. However, appointing a building contractor such as us means that you can be confident knowing that you’re in safe hands, because we have all of the expertise needed to provide you with a house to be proud.

We’re currently building numerous ‘Self-Build’ projects for clients in and along the coast line around Swansea, including The Mumbles, Langland Bay and Caswell Bay.

Self Build Projects come in all sorts of shapes and sizes so it’s important to ensure that the foundations are built to suit not only the design of your new housing project but also the ground and weather conditions. Building a house near the coast line requires more thought and techniques to project it from the sea and salty conditions as well as eroding ground conditions.

One particular Self build project we have been constructing directly in front of the sea in the Mumbles area of Swansea meant that we had to install ‘Concrete Piled Foundations’ all of which involved using special drilling equipment down to a depth of 10 metres below ground.

It was a bit of a challenge because not only was we faced with having to drill through some extremely hard rock that sloped down under our client’s site from the nearby cliffs but at the same time we had to take into account the surrounding soft shale ground conditions that was well below the nearby sea level which was only 30 metres away.

Picture this… We erected a 20 metre high drill that bored down over thirty 600mmm wide holes into the ground. These were then filled with steel and concrete to create huge underground concrete columns that in turn would be used to construct foundations on to for the self build houses we were building..

Here are some photo’s of the project as we got under way…

 

Self Build Project in The Mumbles SwanseaSelf Build Site Mumbles Swansea by Derwood HomesNew Build Project by Derwood Homes in SwanseaDrilling the foundations for new build by Derwood HomesPiling Rig for Ground Piling By Derwood HomesDerwood Homes building contractors in SwanseaNew Build Project Swansea by Derwood HomesConcrete Foundation Piles constructed  with Ring beam by Derwood HomesFoundation Contractors in Swansea Derwood HomesSelf Build Foundation works by Derwood HomesDerwood Homes Building Conractors South WalesSelf Build House Swansea by Derwood Homes
Self Build Project in The Mumbles SwanseaSelf Build Site Mumbles Swansea by Derwood HomesNew Build Project by Derwood Homes in SwanseaDrilling the foundations for new build by Derwood HomesPiling Rig for Ground Piling By Derwood HomesDerwood Homes building contractors in SwanseaNew Build Project Swansea by Derwood HomesConcrete Foundation Piles constructed  with Ring beam by Derwood HomesFoundation Contractors in Swansea Derwood HomesSelf Build Foundation works by Derwood HomesDerwood Homes Building Conractors South WalesSelf Build House Swansea by Derwood Homes
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