Calibre Contracting

Projects

Cardiff Bus Bay Boarders

The purpose of this project was to construct 23 Bus Boarders within Cardiff City Centre on Cathedral Road and Dumballs Road. These are the main thoroughfare for traffic accessing the nearby city centre.

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CRESCENT ROAD BRIDGE DECK REPLACEMENT

The purpose of the project was to strengthen the existing Highway River Bridge. The bridge spans the Nant Gledyr River which feeds Caerphilly Castle moat.

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Grange town Link Road – Bridge Joint Replacement

The aim of this project was to replace the existing defective surface mounted mechanical expansion joint on the Grangetown Viaduct. This project had to be undertaken over a series of consecutive night shifts under road closure. In order to achieve…

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Llanbradach Urban Enhancement Scheme

Comprises of Construction of mass Concrete blockwork retaining walls and high quality masonry boundary walls providing an enhanced communal open space for local residents. This project was complete to its £25,000 budget and within time for Caerphilly  

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Llantrisant Community Route 8-10

This project was completed for Rhondda Cynon Taff. The purpose of this scheme was to construct a 2km off road shared use cycleway/footway, continuing the cycle network from the ‘Royal Glamorgan Hospital’ at Ynysmaerdy to Coed Ely. The route transformed…

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PANT Y CELYN RETAINING WALL

The scheme was to reconstruct an existing highway retaining wall following damage from a fallen tree. The retaining wall was supporting the highway on the banks of the river Sirhowy at Blackwood. The scheme required Natural Resources Wales flood consent…

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Sirhowy Valley Country Park

The works involves land drainage remedial and the construction of a surface water culvert crossing  of cycleway network 1.8 metres wide to include insitu reinforced concrete culvert and cascade, with stone masonry cladding, reinforced concrete intake and outfall wing wall…

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Taff Bargoed Hydro Electric Scheme

This project was for the turnkey construction of a hydro-electric power plant near Treharris. Key requirements for the client were that the project team needed to demonstrate high technical standard and that all environmental and financial goals for the project…

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Thamescase Riverbridge

This project was to re-waterproof an existing highway river bridge that was serving the ‘Smurfit Factory’ situated in Cwmcarn, Caerphilly. The works required weekend and evening shifts as the access was limited from 20.00 hours Friday evening to 04.00 hours…

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PONTCANNA STREET/CATHEDERAL ROAD PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS

This project was to improve Pontcanna Street and Cathederal Road with an upgrade to the existing footway using reclaimed pennant paving. The project was carried out over a fourteen week period.

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ROUTE 6, TOUCAN CROSSING

This project was to install a Toucan Crossing facility on Cowbridge Road West, Cardiff. This installation required localized resurfacing of the highway to accommodate new lining works that was required for this new facility. As part of the project we…

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GWAELOD Y GARTH

This project was located in a rural setting adjacent to protected woodland therefore a soft landscaping option was designed and built in conjunction with the client to maintain the character of the environment. The rural green lane was extensively rutted…

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