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Elvetham Heath - Road Infrastructure

Project Facts
Our Role: Main Contractor
Location: Fleet, Hampshire
Client: Persimmon Homes
Project Value: £11 m
Duration: 3 years
The complete construction of an Infrastructure of Roads and Services Network for a community of 2000 new homes. One unique feature was the requirement that all major distributor roads were fully completed before house building work commenced.
Scope of Works:

Natta was initially appointed enabling works contractor to facilitate the grounding of unsightly HV transmission lines and the removal of pylons. Following the successful completion of those operations Natta was appointed civil engineering contractor for the next 3 phases. The works involved bulk earthworks and filling. Well point dewatering to large sections of peat bog and deep drainage. Laying approximately 3 kms of water main and associated services. The creation of Turners Pond with timber footbridge, spillways and landscaping. Building a number of swales, water courses and Precast concrete box culverts to divert existing water courses. The construction of 3 reptile hibernacula's. The provision of all roads, footpaths and cycle ways. Specialist protection works to a number of existing foul rising main. Sheet piled abutments and the construction of a new bridge. The laying of thousands of metres of storm and foul water drainage together with associated pumping stations and rising mains.


"Elvetham showcased our civil engineering capabilities, earthworks, roads, bridges, drainage and complex groundworks to a large scale."

David Hughes Commercial Manager Natta