MJ Abbott

Construction of new country park for Berkeley Homes

Edenbrook Country Park, Fleet, Hampshire

Project summary

New country park for prestigious housing development

The scope of work included for the construction of a 50 hectare country park from redundant farmland. The country park forms part of a prestigious housing development created by Berkeley Homes.

The project consisted of the following scope of works:

  • 70,000m³ of cut and fill earthworks including engineered fill to 300 unit housing development land
  • Attenuation lake formation controlling surface water run off from housing development and the River Hart
  • 4.5 hectares of wetland and reed bed habitat creation complete with bird hide, boardwalk and dipping platform structures
  • 3 miles of footpaths and tracks, 2 miles of ditch clearance, and 3.75 miles of fencing
  • Large concrete culvert and water control pipework installations
  • Street lighting and street furniture including signage, benches, lifebuoys and litter bins
  • 40 hectares of landscaping including 17 hectares of meadow.

MJ Abbott are an extremely professional company, well organised on site and extremely disciplined in all matters relating to Health & Safety.

Jeremy Chapman

Commercial Manager, Berkeley Homes