London City Island

Location

Leamouth

Packages

Value

£35m

DESCRIPTION:

 This project involved large scale substructure works leading on to the development of RC basements and 4no RC frames. The construction consists of 1600 residential units, retail & office space, as well as leisure and cultural facilities. Extensive temporary works design and build was present throughout in order to accommodate the

CONSTRUCTION FEATURES: 

  • Large scale excavations, earth movement and groundworks undertaken in order to civilise the site and prepare for frames.
  • Heightened environmental awareness in order to deliver the development as sustainably and efficiently as possible.
  • 4no cranes servicing double height frames and sub-structure.
  • Additional marketing suite bid undertaken and completed during the project
  • Use of Peri Jump system in the construction of numerous double height lift RC cores

INNOVATION

 

  • Complete design and delivery of site access roads, hoarding, entrance gates and illuminated sign bases.
  • GASS falsework design and implementation to overcome various structural design issues including extensive use double height frames
  • Less than 3mm tolerance in RC columns and walls in order to accommodate an innovative and highly complex precast design system imported from the Netherlands.

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