This detailed strict agreements for noise, dust and vibration monitoring as well as vehicle movements and working hours.
WSP were employed as our structural and drainage engineers.
The former Surrey Docks, which operated from the mid 19th century, were used as a timber storage pond and later a dry dock. Alluvial deposits outside the dock cuttings on the site may have contained evidence of the prehistoric landscape as a previous investigation on the site recorded peats dating to the Bronze Age. Bulk excavation was carried out carefully to expose the existing listed dry dock without causing any damage.
A pressurised cast-iron storm water drainage system was installed which discharged in to Canada Water. The drainage system incorporated a bespoke cofferdam design to enable the installation of the outfalls.
The installation of a CDP waterproofing system included a membrane of Preprufe plus providing waterproofing and gas resistance. The basement slab was installed using a Xypex waterproof concrete slab.