Great King Street

Pan Shen Holdings Limited, Signal Management Group


Address: Great King Street, Dunedin


Scope of testing: Six Tension tests


Six micropiles were installed and tested for tension in the parking area next to Victoria Hotel, located at 67 Great King Street, Dunedin, New Zealand. Four of the piles will be drilled with optimized drill head (diameter 130/350mm) from 3m to 6m, and the other two will be drilled with normal drill head (diameter 130mm) between 4.5m and 6m. Two of these six piles were partially cased with HDPE pipe. The target load for all tension tests will be minimum of 873KN. The results of six tests will be presented in a pile test report. These tests were carried out from 28 July to 4 August 2015.


Target test piles:


  • No.1 two piles: Tension & compression test,
  • No.2 tension test


Target test load: Tension-650 KN, Compression- 1300 KN


Target pile:


  • No.1 diameter 52/26, Drill head 115mm, 7m deep-Reaction piles- 3m deep, diameter 73/53, Drill head 115mm
  • No.2 diameter 52/26, Drill head 115mm, 4.5m deep


Piling & Anchoring