Landscaping and Civil Engineering Case Studies

White Horse Contractors offer landscaping and civil engineering services to commercial and domestic clients nationwide. Our landscaping case studies demonstrate our in-house design service, and the pride we take in developing and delivering your vision from concept to completion.

Our landscaping and civil engineering case studies cover just a fraction of our experience, for more information, see our landscaping and civil engineering page.

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Cemetery extension for Slough Borough Council; 7,000 new burial and cremation plots

White Horse Contractors constructed a cemetery extension, creating 7,000 new burial and cremation plots for Slough Borough Council, through the transformation of fields adjacent to the Stoke Road Cemetery and Crematorium:

  • Constructed cemetery extension to The CDS Group’s design and detailed specification
  • Raised entire site level by 1.5-2.5m to overcome high water table
  • Importation of over 30,000m3 of soil, under CL: AIRE protocol
  • Comprehensive drainage installed to Environment Agency regulations
  • 1,000m retaining walls constructed
  • Traffic control scheme to minimise impact on local community
  • Leading with an empathetic approach whilst working alongside a functioning cemetery space, open to the general public
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Longford Park Country Park Construction

By utilising White Horse Contractor’s substantial versatility, a national housing consortium was able to deliver a country park in support of 1000 homes being built, connecting these new homes to the Oxford Canal.

  • Delivery of 30-hectare country park fulfilling planning obligations for major housing development
  • Regeneration of North East Banbury with recreational and communal facilities
  • Construction of extensive primary pathways with street lamps and secondary pathways across the park

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18th Century Gardens and Parkland Restoration

By utilising White Horse Contractor’s substantial heritage and innovation, this listed historic country house estate was able to restore their vast gardens and parklands to their intended glory, updated for the 21st Century.

  • Restoration of historical landscape features to late 18th century picturesque scheme
  • Earthworks and lawn formation
  • Construction of bridges, access roads and pathways for maximum enjoyment

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stratford Landscape Construction

White Horse was appointed to undertake the restoration of a section of the River Lee, which runs through the heart of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford and the subsequent construction of extensive wetland areas.

  • Comprehensive decontamination of the site.
  • Reinforcing existing river banks to make them suitable for pedestrian traffic.
  • Planting of over 10,000m² of pre-grown aquatic plant stock.
  • Construction of large cast in-situ concrete bridges/culverts, outlet headwalls and pipework.
  • Shaping of complex shapes to create spectacular viewing banks and general amenity areas.

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Princess of Wales memorial Hyde Park drainage irrigation and footpath construction

White Horse Contractors were delighted to be involved in this auspicious contract. The overwhelming popularity of the feature in itself led to the problems that the company was employed to remediate.

  • Replacement of the entire upper soil profiles surrounding the feature.
  • Complex network of drainage was installed, over which a specially manufactured rootzone layer was laid.
  • Fully automated irrigation system.

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Enstone Manor reclamation of land to parkland and lake construction

Reclamation of agricultural land into private parkland and gardens. Construction of bridle paths, driveways, car park, paths and tennis court.

  • Reclamation of agricultural land into private parkland and gardens.
  • Construction of bridle paths, driveways, car park, paths.
  • Construction of tennis court.

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