The Culvert Diversion package consisted of the following principle elements;
- Detailed design & construction of new culvert that was future proofed for all construction works to come as well as for the full intended lifecycle of the new Culvert. Service crossovers and ducting works
- Drainage installation and necessary connections
- Surface water attenuation tanks
- M/H setting out with hard landscaping
- ‘Tree cells’ and tree pits
- Hard landscaping bases for street furniture
- Detailed design of the temporary works required for Culvert switch over – ensuring that the existing culvert remains live at all times.
- Detailed design of all temporary works to protect existing services on the site (such as UKPN and National Grid assets) and must be in line with the relevant bodies working practices.
- The Culvert became a Thames Water asset upon handover. Therefore, we allowed for everything that would be associated in this handover procedure, providing all necessary information pertinent to the final agreements made under Section 104/116 of Water Industry Act 1991.
- Break-up and remove from site existing over site concrete slabs and tarmacadam paving including all street furniture and the like incl. disposal in areas of work.
- Complete investigation and removal of any obstructions in the ground to facilitate the works, such as removal of old foundations, tanks, manholes and drainage (incl. capping runs where necessary), any redundant services (live services must be protected) structures or any other item that may be in the location of the culvert diversion works