Wellingborough enabling works


Wellingborough, Stanton Cross Development


Galliford Try/ Land and Water




12 weeks


  • 9000m3 top soil strip
  • 30000 m3 sub soil excavation
  • 18,250m3 Mitigation pond
  • 5,820m3 North reed bed
  • 6,100m3 South reed bed

Scope of Work

  • Top soil strip & excavation
  • Flood alleviation
  • 1500m haul road


Barton provide flood alleviation works for new housing development

Barton were contracted under Galliford Try to provide excavation of topsoil to agreed haul routes, mitigation ponds and reed beds as part of flood alleviation works at Stanton Cross development site in Wellingborough. We utilised GPS controlled machinery throughout the project.

The site is under development from Bovis Homes, with an expected 3.650 homes, employment areas and shopping facilities planned across the site to rejuvenate Wellingborough.