POL & Fuel Tank Upgrade 

Work included: 

Carry out site investigation and geotechnical report for soils 
Install new temporary fuel tank, protected by Armco Barrier to be used by Army throughout the Construction Phase 
Empty, clean, de-gas, decommission and remove five number 55,000 litre existing underground fuel tanks 
Excavation of concrete slab and fill to tanks 15.4 x 12.7 x 5m deep 
Backfill using excavated aggregates and crushed concrete, top with recycled aggregate and MOT 803 
Removal of existing fuel pipes, excavate and install new fuel lines to existing dispensers from new above ground fuel tank 
Installation of new power and data cables to include new ERIC system 
Insitu concrete hardstanding reinstatement 
New r/f concrete structural slab for fuel tank 
Install 60,000lt above ground fuel tank including all fuel and data connections. Leak detection systems for all pipework and tank visible on tank and alarmed in POL building 
Trief kerbing and double height Armco barrier protections to Tank Island 
Fuel resistant jointing to new concrete slabs 

Info: 

Dates: 
Oct 2018 to April 2019 
Client: 
Amey Defence Services Ltd 
Value: 
£804,000.00 

Innovation: 

All excavated materials tested for contaminants and reused as backfill including concrete. 

Customer Satisfaction: 

"Well done for a text book delivery” – Amey Head of Facilities 
 
“Well done Guys. Superb job all round – Amey Project Manager 
 
“Special mention should go to Benchmark and all the individuals involved for their professionalism throughout. The OM package will be used by FGSR as a training aid such is the standard of the handover documentation - Army Fuel & Gas Safety Regulator 
 

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