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Royal Albert Dock


VolkerGround Engineering was contracted by Mitchellson Formwork and Civil Engineering Ltd. for a £120,000 contract to undertake works on the Royal Albert Dock project. The works were to support Mitchellson Formwork’s package of works on the wider Royal Albert Dock development.

VolkerGround Engineering installed a sheet pile cofferdam to allow for a deep pile cap to be formed and temporary frame.

The contract included the installation of 58no. AZ17 sheet piles up to 10 metres long and an in-situ support frame. The works were completed using an ABI TM 13/16 piling rig.

VolkerGround Engineering worked with the client early in the programme to design the most economical piling solution that suited their platform levels and working sequence.

The team established a good working relationship with the client and site team.

Facts and figures

  • Client
    London Development Agency
  • Main Contractor
    Mitchellson Formwork & Civil Engineering Ltd.
  • Value
  • Commencement Date
    July 2018
  • Completion Date
    August 2018
  • Project categories
    Sheet Piling