Following inspection work that deemed part of the length of platform 1 beyond economic repair, an effective design was successfully developed within stringent timescales, and largely constructed during a 52 hour Christmas blockade.
The new platform comprises CFA piles, reinforced concrete pile caps and suspended precast concrete planks. Particular attention was paid to longevity aspects, maintenance access and providing a de-cluttered platform, which has resulted in an improved asset that is better for both passengers and the maintainer.
“Our design consultants help design buildings that are commercially sustainable better and that inspire pride and reflect your drive for excellence and innovation.”
The project was delivered through GRIP stages 4 to 6 within six months, which including managing the Network Rail Asset Protection process on this TOC led project.