Reuse of Concrete Slabs

Published on 25 June 2019

The site team at Kirtling Street installed a concrete working platform to enable the start of diaphragm wall works. The slab was cast within the footprint of what would become the main shaft to... Read more...

Use of Xcentric Ripper

Published on 18 June 2019

The Xcentric Ripper has been successfully trialled instead of a traditional breaker to demolish the Deep Soil Mixing Columns. Read more...

Introduction of sit/stand desks

Published on 12 June 2019
Pinched with Pride twice

Tideway staff were asked for suggested improvements for the new London Bridge office. One suggestion was standing desks. Consequently, 10 electronically powered rising desks were planned for... Read more...

Save the Boreholes Campaign

Published on 11 June 2019

The Tideway Tunnel is a 25km tunnel, currently under construction, running under the tidal section of the River Thames through central London. The tunnel will capture and store raw sewage and... Read more...

Cage Lifting Dolly Trailer

Published on 7 June 2019

Earl Pumping Station on Thames Tideway East is an operational Thames Water facility. As such the space on site within was limited.  The scheme saw the construction of an 18m diameter diaphragm wall... Read more...

Low HAVS Grinders / Discs

Published on 4 June 2019

To lower the HAVS exposure while using angle grinders. The HAV readings were too excessive and the operatives are reaching 100m/s limits within the hour. The challenge for us was could we reduce... Read more...