Innovations

Drones for Autonomous Survey Inspections

Published on 14 November 2019

Following funding from Tideway’s innovation fund, Tideway, Scisys (think Mars Rover!) and Thames Water teamed up to explore how current technology, including from the space exploration programme,... Read more...

Field Inspections

Published on 10 October 2019

Existing process involves using a paper based form, generating information possibly 20-30k from site office and taking photos of inspections. Information can take 2-3 days or even weeks to obtain... Read more...

River wall toe-cutting frame

Published on 3 October 2019

A solution was needed to carry out a very bespoke piece of work at Blackfriars Bridge Foreshore site on Tideway Central. The team needed reduce a mass filled section of river wall toe by approx. 1m... Read more...

Skid Pans for Tremie Pipes

Published on 4 September 2019

Tremie pipes transport concrete from ground surface into the tunnel and can be 20-30cm diameter and difficult to manoeuvre. Read more...

Remote Controlled Lift Beam

Published on 3 September 2019

The vocation of crane operation and rigging has existed since 600BC when the Greeks invented the first crane. While we have seen significant advancement in heavy machinery and cranes which has... Read more...

Muck Bin Cantilevered Roof

Published on 20 August 2019

The muck bin is required to store spoil in advance of it being loaded onto the conveyor system, transferred to our barges and removed from site. The roof structure was designed to minimise any... Read more...