30 Sep 2020
Red Rock have recently undertaken a ground investigation inside a Former Jewsons Building in Brixham. Boreholes were drilled by various methods as dictated by the confines of the building, and included horizontal holes through retaining walls.
29 Jun 2020
Red Rock was delighted to be appointed under a five-year framework as the Geotechnical Adviser for coastal cliff management for Mid and East Antrim Borough Council commencing in 2020.
29 Jun 2020
Working closely with AECOM, Red Rock Geo spent another wet winter ensuring the stabilisation designs at Blackhead Path were installed effectively through challenging site conditions.
29 Jun 2020
During lockdown Red Rock Geo completed a slope inspection of extensive chalk cutting situated between the tunnels at Popham Railway to provide a robust and durable stabilisation design for a problematic section of mainline track.
29 Jun 2020
Red Rock Geo has been commissioned by English Heritage to implement the monitoring plan for the cliff that supports the spectacular new footbridge at Tintagel Castle.
20 Feb 2020
Paula has been in London presenting at the CIRIA event to launch their new app, “Asbestos Site Aid” to aid management of ACMs in soil on construction sites. Red Rock Geo helped develop this app.
10 Oct 2019
In September, Red Rock Geo were delighted to be appointed as the geotechnical advisor for major D&B infrastructure improvement works to elements of the Isle of Man heritage steam railway, recognising our ‘track’ record of effective collaborative working with other key design disciplines.
30 Sep 2019
Red Rock were recently commissioned to investigate Trews Weir on the River Exe to assist in the design of remedial measures. Investigations had to accommodate the water level requirements of the required the EA and salmon migrations.
27 Feb 2019
Red Rock are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Ground Engineering Awards 2019. Our work on the Gobbins Coastal Walkway in Northern Ireland has been nominated for "UK Project with a Geotechnical Value of between £1M and £3M".
29 Jan 2019
Ongoing construction supervision at a site in Newquay, Cornwall. Extreme concrete pumping, and casting of the sub-basement ‘great wall’ to the lower apartments block nearing completion.
15 Oct 2018
Ground investigations for new development on the banks of the River Dart in DartmouthRed Rock have recently undertaken ground investigations for a new development on the banks of the River Dart in Dartmouth. The assistance of a local barge quickly aided in loading the core boxes and avoided the need to carry each one up 20 metres of steep steps.
02 Oct 2018
Red Rock's very own Paula Grgich-Warke and Cila Gardner submitted art to the art salon at the annual British Cave Research Assoc conference Hidden Earth which was held on Mendip on 22nd - 23rd September 2018. They both received merit awards for their contributions.
01 Oct 2018
Red rock is incredibly proud that two of our previous students, Edward Lupton and Lucy Cook, have gone on to further success in university. We are pleased that all our student placements have found such success with us, and beyond, and Lucy and Ed are perfect examples!
11 Sep 2018
Red Rock has been involved in the strategic planning process for a new community development in keeping with the local development plan for Teignbridge.
29 Jun 2018
Red Rock have deployed a static cone penetration rig on a development site at Highbridge, Somerset, to provide data for the detailed design of pile foundations and surcharge pre-load ground improvement of deep soft alluvial soils.
28 Jun 2018
Red Rock are pleased to be able to sponsor the new Geology GCSE course at South Dartmoor Community College. We wish James Woodward and his colleagues every success in training the geologists of the future.
14 May 2018
Perfect day for a spot of cable percussive borehole drilling. Red Rock are conducting a geotechnical investigation of the soils at a site in sunny Teignmouth.
09 May 2018
Red Rock are currently involved on a new super-property near Salcombe requiring cutting back into a steep slope. We have recently undertaken the geotechnical investigations which included a horizontal cored hole.
03 May 2018
Push it to the limit! - Red Rock, with the help of Vertical Technology Ltd, have been conducting successful tests on the pull-out resistance of rock anchors to aid in the design of a cliff stabilisation system.
30 Apr 2018
Papering over the cracks! - Red Rock designed an anchored slope stabilisation system in an extremely weak and highly fractured rock mass to permit a slope push-back for new buildings at Watergate Bay in Cornwall.
25 Apr 2018
Red Rock has recently designed rockfall protection works using the Geobrugg RXE-500-LA rockfall barrier. These fences were installed by Vertical Technology Ltd and were used to protect discrete structures and minimise the environmental impact to this sensitive coastal area.
26 Oct 2017
Alan White & Dr Peter Arnold were delighted to meet Sir Eric Pickles whilst at Westminster further to our article in the 2016/2017 Construction & Engineering Edition of the Parliamentary Review.
14 Sep 2017
We are proud to announce that we are featured in the 2016/2017 Construction & Engineering Edition of the Parliamentary Review. Peter Arnold and Alan White will be heading to Westminster.
17 Aug 2017
After a few days working in Northern Ireland Paula Grgich-Warke & Ercilia Gardner couldn't leave without visiting this well known site - can you name it? Have you been before?
03 Aug 2017
Red Rock have been working for the last few months in Country Antrim to address the rock fall issues at the Gobbins Coastal Path. A section of the path is now open. More updates to follow.
06 Jul 2017
Red Rock have recently been appointed to to assess the rockfall risk to users of a section of coastal cliff path in Northern Ireland and to provide outline cliff stabilisation and design.