• St James, White City London

    Client: Berkeley Homes
    Services:
    • Civil & Structural
    • Public Realm
    • Highways & Drainage
    • Geo-Environmental
    • Transport Planning

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    This scheme is a £700m residential site in West
    London close to White City and Wood Lane Tube
    Stations. The site is bounded by a brick built tube
    viaduct to the south, rail line to the east, Imperial
    College to the north and sunken tube line to the
    west.

    Initially joining the project to provide structural
    and drainage designs, we managed to discharge
    a drainage planning condition which the previous
    engineers had failed to deal with.

    Thames Water had requested that all waste water
    from the scheme discharge to the public sewage
    network and not the culverted watercourse below
    Wood Lane to the west. As this would have resulted
    in a surface water pump station this was challenged
    and an alternate scheme proposed where the surface
    water flow discharge for the scheme was reduced to
    nominal rates. This appeased Thames’ concerns and
    they consented to provide a gravity connection to
    the culvert.

    Following our input outlined above, we were asked
    to provide design support for the element of highway
    works for the new site access. This involved the
    remodelling of existing junction and provision of a
    new bell mouth to allow for a new bridge over the
    central line to be constructed.

    A length of footpath also required reprofiling to
    account for a new pedestrian deck to be installed
    which provided level access to the adjacent tube
    station.

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