This technique is ideal for the installation of small to medium diameter pipes and ducts on a straight or curved alignment. It is used extensively by the gas, water, telecoms and electricity industries.Learn more >
Guided Auger Boring is the ideal solution for trenchless installations where accuracy relating to line, level and gradient is critical. By utilising an Optical Guidance System, this quick and efficient trenchless technique can complete thrust boring activities with little or no risks of heave and settlement.Learn more >
Pit-Launched Drilling is used specifically for the trenchless installation of service lines in confined and congested working locations where traditional open cut (or surface launched drilling) is not possible.Learn more >
Trenchless Technology - Trust in the Thrust!
Chiltern Thrust Bore Ltd is the UK'S leading specialist 'NO-DIG' contractor, specialising in a range of trenchless applications with a reputation for excellence, reliability and high standards of workmanship.
By adopting a ‘can do’ attitude backed up by key personnel offering a wealth of knowledge and experience within the trenchless industry, CTB Ltd has been achieving Clients’ aspirations through innovative solutions since 1994.
Trenchless Technology is now recognised as being an efficient method for installing pipes and ducts which is both cost effective and environmentally friendly. Whether you require the installation of new services or are upgrading existing ones, Chiltern Thrust Bore provides a variety of solutions that will be tailored to meet your requirements from planning through to completion.
Whether on major roads, railways, watercourses, SSSI’s, airport projects, or more specialist engineering schemes at major sports venues across the UK and Mainland Europe, we always take each job in our stride.
We cover the full range of Trenchless activities that you might expect on either specialist contracts or full turnkey packages. These include, but are not limited to, Directional Drilling (HDD), Guided Auger Boring (GAB), Unguided Auger Boring, Pipe Ramming, Pipe Bursting, Rock Drilling and Rock Boring.
Chiltern Thrust Bore, based in Olney, have recently taken delivery of a new Vermeer D36x50 Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) rig. The equipmen. Read more >
Network Rail and Transport for London (TfL) have signed an agreement to extend the use of Sentinel cards to London Underground and its supply chain. . Read more >
Chiltern Thrust bore Ltd have been awarded there first section of works on the mighty Crossrail Project. This section of works involves the installat. Read more >
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This is a brief but accurate animation video of our guided auger boring method of pipe installation. This system is extensively, but not soley, used for the installation of: steel, concrete, Denlok clay pipe and Hobas from 100mm to 1200mm diameter.