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CONSTRUCTION CONTINUED

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CONSTRUCTION CONTINUED this week on a 7,000-seat stand at the home of Gloucester Rugby Club, top of the Rugby Union's Guinness Premiership. The new £6.2M south stand at the club's Kingsholm stadium will increase capacity from 13,000 to 17,000. Main contractor is Slick Developments, engineer is Farebrother & Partners. Ground engineering specialist Pennine has completed 600 vibro stone columns, to depths of up to 4.5M to increase the load bearing capacity of ground comprising fill materials and silty clays. Piling and foundations contractor Roger Bullivant has driven precast concrete piles to take the load of the cantilevered steel roof.

Contractor Smith's (Gloucester) is now building the stand's foundations.

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