Accessibility is a key part of buildability

Access is an important consideration when assessing designs from a buildability perspective. During the pre-construction phase, the elements of the design will be assessed in relation to these key factors: Providing & maintaining safe systems of work. Achieving the desired final quality. Meeting the programme requirements. De-risking perceived problems. Achieving optimum value for money. Accessibility […]

Installing structural steelwork on top of the London Underground

Kings Cross Bridge

Overcoming location challenges when building on top of London Underground Installing structural steelwork directly above rail tunnels has several challenges that need to be addressed during the planning stage. Close collaboration is needed to plan the foundation structure, improve buildability and minimise acoustic vibrations. Elland Steel Structures has successfully completed many contracts in busy locations […]