Cwmavon Landslide

B4286 Cwmavon Road, SA12 9DJ, Cwmavon, Neath Port talbot, Regno Unito
Neath Port Talbot county borough council
Remedy Geotechnics
Quantum Geotechnical
Altre società partecipanti
iBEX technical access
Oggetto protetto
Strada, Zona residenziale, Infrastrutture
Protezione dalla corrosione
Area stabilizzata
1800 m²
Altezza versante
45 m
Inclinazione versante
60 ° - 70 °
Tappeto anti erosione
Situazione iniziale

After prolonged periods of heavy rain and strong winds a large quantity of material was mobilised from the slope down onto the B4286. The road was closed for safety concerns whilst any remaining material was removed by hand. Traffic management was then installed and the road was re-opened as a single lane under traffic management.

Working closely with the local borough council, Geotechnical contractor Quantum Geotechnical and specialist rope access teams at iBEX a provisional stabilisation solution was put forward. This stabilisation utilised the excellent properties of TECCO® GREEN for both strength and greening capabilities. Quantum Geotechnical employed Remedy Geotechnics to ensure the provisional design was suitable, and all was agreed.


Brithdir Member - Sandstone. Sedimentary Bedrock formed approximately 308 to 310 million years ago in the Carboniferous Period.

These sedimentary rocks are fluvial in origin. They are detrital, ranging from course- to fine-grained and form beds and lenses of deposits reflecting the channels, Floodplains, and levees of a river.


After harvesting of all trees on the full slope and specialist removal of tree stumps and roots on the slip plane, drilling works started from top down. In total 19 rolls of TECCO® GREEN, were installed with 150 soil nails.

Il contatto locale

Roger Moor
Roger Moor
Country Manager Ost- und Zentralschweiz, Liechtenstein
Sistemi contro il dissesto idrogeologico, Protezione delle coste e regimentazione dei corsi d’acqua, Miniera / Gallerie
Geobrugg AG
Aachstrasse 11
8590 Romanshorn / Svizzera
René Müller
René Müller
Country Manager Kantone AG BE BL BS FR GE JU NE SO VD VS
Sistemi contro il dissesto idrogeologico, Miniera / Gallerie
Geobrugg AG
Industriestrasse 21
5200 Brugg / Svizzera
Isacco Toffoletto
Isacco Toffoletto
Ticino Country Manager
Sistemi contro il dissesto idrogeologico, Miniera / Gallerie
Geobrugg AG Ticino
Stabile Cometal, via Pizzante 7
6595 Riazzino / Svizzera