Masonry Repair


Using an established team of their own experienced masons, Ram Services Limited undertake a wide range of masonry repair and associated repair works including the following;

  • Crack stitching and resin bonding
  • Pressure pointing
  • Re-construction of impact damaged or failing parapet and retaining walls
  • Masonry repair and reconstruction of culverts
  • Replacement of copings
  • Weephole installation and other drainage improvements
  • Pressure grouting
  • Decorative and feature stonework remedials
  • Tie bar installation
  • Joint sealant renewal
  • Anti-graffiti coatings
  • Maintenance painting of steelwork
  • Non-slip surfacing
  • Associated earthworks, surfacing, concrete placement and steelwork fabrication

 

Ram Services Limited - Pressure Pointing and Masonry Repair

Horse Coppice IR Spillway Pressure Pointing

Ram Services Limited - Pressure Pointing and Masonry Repair

Chew IR – Spillway Pressure Pointing

Ram Services Limited - Masonry Repair

Ram Services Limited – Masonry Repairs

Ram Services Limited - Masonry Repairs

Ram Services Limited – Masonry Repairs

Ram Services Limited - Pressure Pointing Masonry Spillway Repairs

Ram Services Limited – Pressure Pointing Masonry Spillway Repairs

Ram Services Limited - Pressure Pointing Masonry Bridge Repairs

Ram Services Limited – Pressure Pointing Masonry Bridge Repairs

 



PRESSURE GROUTING CASE HISTORIES

Masonry Bridge Repairs: Yeadon, Leeds

Following closure of Dean Lane for a three week period, Ram Services Limited’s masonry team dismantled the defective length of parapet and retaining wall each side of the arch barrel, and then reconstructed the wall with a concrete backing to the correct alignment. Scheme: Dean Lane Bridge, Yeadon, Leeds Problem: Long term settlement and movement […]

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Pressure Pointing and Grouting of Riverside Drystone Retaining Walls

As part of a wide range of measures to reduce the effects of flooding through the centre of Skipton, GallifordTry tasked Ram Services to use pressure pointing and grouting techniques to  seal and strengthen a section of drystone retaining wall alongside a watercourse through the town. Scheme:  Skipton Flood Alleviation Scheme Problem:  Penetration of flood […]

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Concrete Repairs: A65 Long Preston Bridge

Corrosion of reinforcement and more crucially degradation by frost affecting the concrete retaining and parapet walls led to a scheme of refurbishment awarded to Ram Services Limited by term contractor Ringway. Scheme: A65 Long Preston Bridge Problem: Degradation of concrete retaining/parapet walls Solution: Concrete patch repairs and replacement of concrete coping   Client: North Yorkshire County […]

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Masonry Repairs: Chew Impounding Reservoir

As part of ongoing assessment and maintenance of all United Utilities Water’s impounding reservoir spillway structures, Ram Services Limited were asked to formulate proposals for refurbishment of the existing masonry spillway at Chew IR, the highest impounding reservoir in England, high on the Pennines above Mossley, east of Manchester. Scheme: Chew Impounding Reservoir Problem: Loss […]

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Concrete and Masonry Repairs: Horse Coppice Impounding Reservoir

As part of ongoing assessment and maintenance of all United Utilities Water’s impounding reservoir spillway structures, Ram Services Limited were asked to formulate proposals for refurbishment of the existing masonry spillway at Horse Coppice IR, close to Disley, south east of Manchester. Scheme: Horse Coppice Impounding Reservoir Problem: Loss of integrity in spillway pitching due […]

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Masonry Repairs: Impounding Reservoir Weir & Spillway Refurb

Routine reservoir inspections raised concern regarding the possibility of water penetration through the overflow weir structure at Cantref reservoir. This, coupled with further concerns over open joints in the walls and floor of the spillway below the weir, was such that remedial work was needed and a scheme was raised by United Utilities (acting on […]

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Masonry Repairs: River Irwell Culvert, Bacup

In this culvert, Ram Services Limited’s confined space trained labour force worked over an extended period of time to strengthen and stabilise the aged masonry arched culvert roof over the River Irwell in Bacup. Constructed in stages over the years, the culvert arch is formed of many separate arches of varying cross section, some of […]

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Pressure Pointing: St Michael’s Church Retaining Wall, Burnley Road East

Following un-economic attempts to re-point a large Rossendale retaining wall using conventional hand pointing techniques, Lancashire County Council asked Ram Services to give advice on options for mechanical re-pointing. Scheme: St Michael’s Church Retaining Wall, Burnley Road East Problem: Degradation of masonry retaining wall alongside major route Solution: Re-pointing using pressure pointing techniques   Client: Lancashire County […]

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Masonry Repairs: Impounding Reservoir Spillway Refurbishment

As part of ongoing assessment and maintenance of all United Utilities Water’s impounding reservoir spillway structures, Ram Services Limited were asked to formulate proposals for refurbishment of the existing masonry spillway at Bottoms IR, close to Macclesfield. Scheme: Bottoms (Macclesfield ) Impounding Reservoir Problem: Loss of integrity in spillway pitching due to erosion of mortar […]

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