Case Studies (32)
Leca® UK case studies are produced whenever possible on all major projects or projects of particular interest. They are created with the assistance and authorisation of the engineers involved. Leca® UK view case studies as one of their most important tools to keep their engineering customers up to date with new ideas and innovations. View some examples of the finished results that can be achieved with our materials by exploring some of the projects where Leca® LWA has been used.
List of Case Studies
Leca® LWA provided a cost-effective solution for raising the level of a site earmarked for parking and outdoor activities at The Sage, a new £70 million music & entertainment venue.
Leca® LWA solves heavyweight problem
The ability to blow the equivalent of five lorry loads of traditional hardcore direct to a construction site made Leca® LWA lightweight aggregate the ideal choice for extension work to a busy railway station platform.
Leca® LWA lightens the load for M1 widening
Leca® LWA “featherweight” solution for Pheasants Overbridge
Leca® LWA gives lightweight footprint for crossrail pedestrian bridge
Leca® LWA crosses the line at Stratford Bridge
Kier Construction ‘try something new’ at Sainsbury’s Newport
Leca® LWA speeds platform extension for train lengthening programme
Leca® LWA supports West Coast Mainline
Leca® LWA makes lightweight, high-speed, extensions
Leca® LWA selected for award winning embankment design
Leca® LWA supports new Wolvercote Viaduct, Oxfordshire
Platform extension is ‘light’ work for Leca® LWA
Leca® LWA helps Graham score a winner for new Murrayfield Tramstop
Riverside Resource Recovery Facility
Leca® LWA makes a splash for new Sensory Pool
Leca® LWA makes a splash at new canoeing facility in Hertfordshire
Leca® LWA is no waste of time at new Recycling centre
Bermondsey plants grow in Leca® LWA
Leca® LWA fills void to keep project on track
Leca® LWA solves remote void fill problem for £58m London School
Leca® LWA goes "swimmingly" for state of the art pool complex
Leca® LWA paves the way for 'green' paradise in the heart of the city; free draining and easy to use.
Contractors seeking a lightweight infill for a bridge abutment on a £18 million by-pass scheme identified Leca® lightweight aggregate as the optimum solution for speed and cost.
Leca® has been used to construct an extension to a coastal road scheme where its lightweight properties reduced the time required for settlement by at least 75%.
Engineers for a major trunk road project specified Leca® lightweight aggregate to meet construction challenges and speed up progress.
Consulting engineers faced with the challenge of limiting settlement beneath a £12 million embankment and bridge over the A66 dual carriageway at Long Newton, near Darlington, specified Leca® lightweight aggregate.
Key groundworks to support a roadway serving a major industrial area have benefited through the use of Leca® lightweight geotechnical fill as a solution to dealing with soft and contaminated land.
The £120 million Busway guided transport network now greatly improves passenger transport around the City and along the A14 ..ls Road Underpass, constructed with the aid of Leca® lightweight aggregate, is the key element in the whole project.
A solution for the reclamation of land at a former sewage treatment works has benefited from the use of Leca® lightweight aggregate.
Versatile Leca® lightweight aggregate is being used to improve safety at the UK test track of prestige sports car manufacturer Lotus.