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Welcome to the homepage of Cofra Ltd.

Cofra Ltd is based near London and executes ground improvement projects in the UK as part of the global operating ground improvement company Cofra BV.

This landing page will provide you with specific information about our branch office and the projects performed in the UK. You can return to this specific home page by clicking the Cofra Ltd link at the bottom of each page.

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Vertical Band Drains

We have one of the largest and most differentiated fleets for the installation of vertical band drains in the world. Want to know more, feel free to get in contact to see what we can do for you.

Our projects

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Felixstowe habour

we have compacted the reclamation areas for berth 9 and berth 10 in the Felixstowe port

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Bramley Moore docks

We have compacted the future pitch area of the new stadium of Everton

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Ground improvement for warehouses

In the past years various new construction plots for various purposes, like warehouse, distribution centers, housing areas, have been improved using PVD or compaction solutions.


Cofra Dynamic Compaction (CDC)

News and highlights


Rapid Impact Compaction by means of CDC

Compaction of old fills, mine dump locations and granular material is performed using our CDC compaction technique.

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Our commitment to safety

Safety is an important factor in Cofra operations. Have a look at our safety section.

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Discover our expertise in the field of vertical band drainage

Find detailed information about one of our core activities.

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Vertical Band Drain installation Cowes harbour


Latest Cofra Ltd news item

This will be updated with the latest news item of Cofra ltd.

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Representative UK

For any question, request for quotation or a budget for your project in the UK

Our UK projects

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PVD installation for housing estate West Hythe phase 1-6, UK

Between 2016 and 2019, Cofra Ltd installed around 400.000 m1 of prefabricated vertical drains, each year.


PVD installation for Distribution Plot, Swindon

In 2018, Cofra ltd installed 205,000m1 of prefabricated vertical drains.


Geolock installation to prevent contamination spread of landfill of Torquay

Cofra Ltd installed 2.500m2 of Geolock, a vertical impermeable 2mm HDPE seal, up to adepth of 8.5m to assure watertightness and prevent the spread of contamination around a landfill site in Torquay in 2008.


CDC compaction for DWDR project in Dover, UK

We compacted in 2017 in several phases 90,000m2 for the expansion of the Dover Western Harbour Front. Compaction was executed right next to sheetpile walls.


CDC compaction for Felixstowe berth 9 expansion

We compacted in two phases the new berth 9 quay  in 2015 and in 2018 the remaining area behind the quay.


PVD installation for M74 Glasgow

Cofra Ltd installed 91,000m1 of vertical drain on this motorway embankment construction works in 2009.