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Leading Ground Improvement Experts

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 Road embankment, Rushenden

Cofra Ltd installed 177,000m1 of vertical drain on this Relief Road project in 2009.


PVD installation for Belfast Docks, Northern Ireland

Cofra Ltd installed 200,000m1 of vertical drain on this new dock extension/development works in 2011.


PVD installation for Daventry Rail freight Terminal

Cofra Ltd installed 155,000m1 of vertical drain on this rail embankment and high bay storage area in 2013.


PVD installation for Mablethorpe housing development site

Cofra Ltd installed 800,000m1 of vertical drain on this housing development site in 2013.


PVD installation for M9 Kilcullen motorway embankment

Cofra Ltd installed 38,000m1 of vertical drain on this motorway embankment construction works in 2014.


PVD installation for housing development Frankfield Loch

Cofra Ltd has installed 42,000m1 of vertical drains for a housing development in 2014. In this particular case, special predrilling equipment was required to penetrate dense coarse layers on top of soft clay deposits.