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Rock Stabilisation Works

Switzerland Terrace, Douglas, Isle of Man


Hillside Management Co (1983) Ltd.


Colin Jones (Rock Engineering) Ltd

Consulting Engineers

Holmes Grace Consulting Ltd.

Design Engineers

Groundsolve Ltd.


2 Weeks

Key personnel    

Project Coordinator: David Jones
Contracts Manager: Robert Williams
Site Agent: Darren Moore
General Foreman: Gary Booton

Description of Project    

Following a rock fall / landslide in April 2011, which resulted in damage to properties below, rock netting and rock bolting works were carried out in Novemeber.
Some 30 tonne of rock was removed from the rock fall using plant in a confined working area.
Rope access methods were used to carry out all the rock face work.
Works included the installation of 40 rock bolts, 10 of which were 3m long, and the fixing of 250m2 of rock fall netting.

  • Scaling & vegetation removal via rope access
  • Rockfall nettig and bolts
  • Remenants of the rockfall

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