£50m concrete deck race for London City Airport

Aaron Morby 6 years ago
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London City Airport is looking for a contractor to build a vast piled concrete deck over a section of the Royal Docks as a base for its £350m expansion plan.

Construction of the earlier and smaller scale Eastern Apron at London City Airport
Construction of the earlier and smaller scale Eastern Apron at London City Airport

The 7.5 hectare concrete deck over the King George V dock will be supported by over 1,000 piles each extending 10m into the dock bed and 10m up to just above the water line.

This will provide the extra space to build a three storey extended passenger pier to the east of the existing terminal and extra stand and taxiway space for larger jets.

London City Airport

Construction of the new apron will follow a similar structural design to the existing smaller scale eastern apron deck, with a suspended concrete deck consisting of pre-cast reinforced concrete planks with an in-situ topping spanning onto precast beams and the original dock wall.

Further information about bidding is available from Rory Haylett at London City Airport.

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