Project Details

Client: Cain Bio-Engineering

Categories: Detailed Design, River Restoration

When: April - September 2017

Location: Leicestershire, UK

The Defence National Rehabilitation Centre is the brand new, state-of-the art facility for the rehabilitation of injured military personal. The centre caters for every aspect of recovery. Duke’s Lake provides a safe, quiet and complentative environment for patients, relatives and staff within the grounds of Stanford Hall. Working as designers to Cain Bio-Engineering, Edenvale Young were appointed to undertake the detailed design of the restoration works to the lake and King’s Stream.



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Edenvale Young’s scope of works included:

  • Specification of the ground investigation
  • Slope stability analysis of the existing lake sides / embankments
  • Settlement analysis associated with raising the existing embankment
  • Detailed design of refurbishment works to the embankment
  • Structural /geotechnical design of timber king post retaining wall
  • Detailed design of concrete spillway from the lake to the Kings Drain
  • Slope Stability Analysis


The restoration works was completed on site in 2017 an as part of a programme to improve the Natural Capital to assist the rehabilitation of wounded veterans, Duke’s Lake was awarded the Institution of Civil Engineers (East Midlands) Small Project Award.

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