Holes for piles have been drilled by the large piling machine on the right.
Now a metal cage for a reinforced concrete
pile is being lowered
The large digger gives the metal cage a few blows from above
Please email me if you know the correct names for the 'digger' and 'cage'
More blows from above from the digger!. This procedure was repeated many times around the site.
A moment after this photo, the metal cage was fully below ground, and ready for the concrete to be poured in.
Look at the size of the piling machine, compared
to the height of the
Piling machine, and view SSE across the hospice site.
Close up of the drill on the piling machine, and view SE across the hospice site.
Zoom-in to the piling machine. Despite its
size, this machine appeared to work very gently,
View of the hospice site from the south.
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