Peter Baxter Associates Ltd were engaged by the developer to carry out field testing of compacted fill at this medium sized housing redevelopment of an old warehouse site in Aylesford, Kent. The testing comprised plate bearing tests, CBR tests and water replacement tests.

PBA advised the client and their structural engineer of the suitability and compaction parameters of recycled imported fill.

Completed Property


Peter Baxter Associates provided field testing of compacted colliery shale for a redevelopment phase at Betteshanger Colliery Enabling Works. This project involved bulk earthmoving of shale waste to form a site for a business park. On behalf of the earthworks contractor, Peter Baxter Associates negotiated a variation to the compaction and testing regime to improve production rates, and provided a full time and visiting test technician.


Kemsley DS Smith Ltd, a major locally based paper manufacturer, maintain a closed landfill at their works in Kemsley, Kent. Peter Baxter Associates Ltd were asked to develop a geotechnical design solution for an area of subsided clay cap.

PBA carried out a site investigation, development, CQA Plan, verified the suitability of the proposed imported clay used in the repair, provided CQA supervision and reporting, and carried out compliance testing for the repair.

Compaction in Progress