Temporary Works

Temporary works are often used to facilitate the construction of permanent works and in some cases act temporarily as a permanent works solution. 

We have a wealth of experience in providing temporary works solutions that are innovative, practical and cost effective.  Our project portfolio includes; caissons and cofferdam designs, crane supports and foundations, demolition work, drainage and dewatering, embankment stability, façade retention, ground anchors, retaining walls, slip forming, tunnelling, hoarding, underpinning and propping.  
 

 

Temporary Platforms for the Construction of Montgomery Bridge, Canary Wharf

The second platform to the south side of the site required greater design ingenuity due to a perimeter secant pile wall which could not sustain any support...


Temporary roof over St. George's Hotel

A temporary roof was designed that spanned the full length of the hotel..
 


The Royal Academy of Arts temporary roof and independent scaffold design

The original temporary roof concept designed by HAKI was found to be flawed.  An alternative solution was...


Bletchley Station temporary platform extension

Nine and a half weeks to design, construct and commission a temporary platform extension was a record...


Access and protection deck for London Bridge train shed deconstruction

The deck provided weather protection, access and debris collection from the removal of some 1350 tonnes of steel, wrought and cast iron...

Lifting frame for the installation of escalator truss sections at Crossrail, Farringdon

Due to the confined space within the station it was not possible to use cranes or forklifts.  The truss sections were mounted onto casters..


Podium design for The World Rally Championship 2016

RDG provided a bespoke design for a driver’s podium. Maintaining stability was essential..
 


The Eden Project temporary access bridge 

The original bridge wasn't designed to support a canopy; the client request came in 12 months after...
 


Waterloo Station access and protection deck

An £800m redevelopment required a temporary access deck to...

The restoration of the Northgate

Various areas of the external wall were propped as sections were removed ensuring the remainder of the wall remained intact. As propping brace was also...
 


BAE Systems temporary building

A temperature controlled temporary building was designed and constructed for the installation of an Airbus wing assembly jig whilst the surrounding structure was...


The launch of Stockley flyover

Due to the pre-camber in the structure, the bridge was launched along a...
 


Blackfriars Bridge Station temporary support 

Providing significant support on a heritage listed site without any intrusive attachments is always a challenge.  In this case, providing access and support...