Waste

We bring our expertise in the waste sector to the fore to help our customers achieve their waste management plans and objectives.

We work collaboratively and often in an Early Contractor Involvement role, to encourage development of the project design to improve whole-life environmental performance, establishing energy efficient and sustainable design solutions to help future proof waste management buildings.

Our wide-ranging experience includes household waste recycling centres, waste transfer stations, material recovery facilities, composting facilities and all associated enabling, infrastructure and landscaping works.

Our clients include local authorities, utility companies and private organisations.

Bridport HWMC
Bridport HWMC

Bridport HWMC

Bridport HWMC
Customer: Dorset County Council
Value: £6.5m

The construction of a brand new Household Waste Management Centre in Bridport, which consists of a large waste transfer hall with separate loading bay, a high level public access skip area, a Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) building, associated weighbridge office and welfare accommodation for the workforce.

The site ground conditions also required considerable improvement, some by piling, and a careful interface with the existing groundwater drainage system.

Swanage HWRC
Swanage HWRC

Swanage HWRC

Swanage HWRC
Customer: Dorset County Council
Value: £3m

The construction of Swanage Household Recycling Centre included an open ended barn 19m long and 15m wide, with 3m high 0.5m thick concrete side wall and a 4m high steel frame and roof sit on top of the concrete, clad with gabion baskets.

The site also comprised of two jetties, 5m storage unit, a 63m wheelie bin access ramp and a two-storey office building. The 300m block paving and tarmac access road followed the perimeter boundary of the 2.5 acre site providing an operational area in the centre. Raymond Brown Construction also surrounded the area by 1.5m to 4.5m high gabion basket walls to provide both a visual and acoustic barrier. All 1,200 baskets were hand packed and fixed in position by our own in-house gabion team.
East Grinstead WTS
East Grinstead WTS

East Grinstead WTS & HWRC

East Grinstead WTS & HWRC
Customer: Viridor
Value: £1.9m

This contract required the redevelopment of the existing Household Waste Recycling Centre and Waste Transfer Station, together with the construction of a temporary household waste disposal area.

The construction work involved the demolition of the existing structures and site clearance and diversion of utilities. The construction of a new steel portal frame building including roller shutter doors, ‘post-box’ doors and traffic control bollards and the construction of a new concrete apron for recycling skips and vehicle manoeuvring, together with concrete retaining walls and handrails. The installation of new surface and foul water drainage systems including a petrol interceptor, two surface water attenuation tanks, a foul water storage tank, a fire water storage tank together with a new water main. A new access road and vehicle area was also put it, as well as improvement works to the existing junction.
Eastern Avenue
Eastern Avenue Depot

Eastern Avenue Waste Depot

Eastern Avenue Waste Depot
Customer: Gloucester City Council
Value: £3.5m

The design and construction of a new depot to replace the existing streetcare depot. The contract was a mixture of civil engineering and building works and included the phased construction of an open sided materials handling facility (72m x 20m x 11.5m high), a vehicle washing facility, various concrete walled push bays, vehicle maintenance workshops and administration offices with welfare facilities for the streetcare gangs.

Raymond Brown Construction also input into the design for the inclusion of spill plates to the push walls to prevent debris build up and changed the insitu walls to precast dividing walls, allowing flexibility during the operational life of the depot.
A303 Enviropark IBAA Processing Facility
A303 Enviropark IBAA Processing Facility

A303 Enviropark IBAA Processing Facility

A303 Enviropark IBAA Processing Facility
Customer: Raymond Brown Minerals & Recycling
Value: £2m

Raymond Brown Construction designed and constructed new facilities for Raymond Brown Minerals and Recycling (RBMR) to expand its business in the waste market. The new IBAA Facility comprised large scale earthworks, construction of a lagoon for leachate containment, two new weighbridges, a concrete access road and a large concrete material storage and sorting area for the processed IBAA.
Torfaen Household Waste Recycling Centre
Torfaen Household Waste Recycling Centre

Torfaen Household Waste Recycling Centre

Torfaen Household Waste Recycling Centre
Customer: Torfaen Borough Council
Value: £1.1m

The project to extend the existing household recycling centre at New Inn was carried out under the S.E. Wales Highways and Civil Engineering Framework. The scheme consisted of a new single lane flexible access road, split level recycling bays which were segregated using pre-cast concrete units, reinforced concrete hardstandings for heavy vehicular and pedestrian use, covered recycling areas, new foul and storm water drainage systems, street lighting and CCTV.

KEY CONTACTS

Southern and South West
John Laker
E: john.laker@rbconstruction.co.uk
M: 07900 210 649

South East
Frank Fealey
E: frank.fealey@rbconstruction.co.uk
M: 07796 302 158

Wales
Kelly Meredith-Jones
E: kelly.meredith-jones@rbconstruction.co.uk
M: 07855 518 652