Under Pinning

When converting or refurbishing existing buildings, underpinning may be required to stabilise and strengthen the foundations. There are many reasons that building works will require underpinning.

• Foundations affected by subsidence or heave.
• Foundations that have moved as a result of landslip or unstable slopes (retaining walls).
• Accommodating a new adjoining building or a new basement storey or deep sewer.
• Stabilising foundations supported on unconsolidated made ground.
• Foundations have undergone settlement.
• Foundations affected by erosion.
• The use of roads and pathways are subject to an increase in load or alterations to existing load path.

Reinforced Concrete

Reinforced concrete is a combination of reinforcement and concrete has applications in various types of construction works. Reinforced concrete is an important material often preferred to steel construction mainly due to its versatility, adaptability and resistance to fire and corrosion resulting in negligible maintenance costs.

  • RC floor structures can be – flat slab construction or joist construction. precast RC floor structures.

Within the flexibility of the materials’ nature it makes it ideal in both domestic and commercial use.

  • Shed Bases
  • Garage Bases
  • Store areas
  • Commercial Bin Stores

Form Work

Formwork is the mould into which concrete is poured. It is generally made of timber, steel, a lighter weight modular formwork is also used for projects not requiring crane work. The surface in which the concrete comes into touch with will give the finished appearance.

This application is ideal for:

  • Walls
  • Columns
  • Culverts
  • Basements
  • Foundations
  • Tanks
  • Pile Caps

Creative Concrete

Swift work alongside Creative Concrete to deliver a low maintenance paving method that is ideal for driveways, paths, patios, yards and forecourts for any private or commercial client. The paving method is time tested and excellent value for money, available in a huge range of colours, patterns/finishes to create a design that will enhance your property, doesn’t fade or stain and remains totally weed free!