Crossrail Bond Street Station

Bond Street Box Works

LBA supports Costain/Skanska in key positions of Engineering Manager, Design Manager, LU Interface Manager and Instrumentation and Monitoring Manager within the project team. During the preconstruction ‘Optimised Contractor Involvement’ (OCI) phase, LBA advised on constructability and construction sequence and associated temporary works as well as the establishment of the required monitoring regime.

Project Details

Client Costain Skanska JV for Crossrail
Date 2014-2018
Skills Engineering Management, Design Management, Instrumentation & Monitoring, LU Interface Management
Value Est. £270m

Project Description: The Bond Street Station project involves the design and build of a new station for Crossrail in the heart of Mayfair, London. The project comprises of the construction of 2 no. 35m deep station boxes (250metres apart), using diaphragm walling and secant piling, followed by top-down methodology for the excavation and floor construction. The project also includes the complete design and installation of all M&E equipment, architectural finishing’s, lifts & escalators, and integration with the existing London Underground station and Crossrail’s Systemwide contracts through the connecting tunnels.


LBA Provide Key Staff

Engineering and Design Management

  • Temporary Works Coordinator for the project
  • Leading design management team delivering the MEP, Architectural, Structural and Urban Realm Stage F design for the station including assurance thereof
  • Responsibility for the works being installed in accordance with the design information and to quality requirements
  • Providing engineering expertise and knowledge to deliver the design and installation works with efficient solutions to engineering problems and to quality requirements
  • Working with the construction team, supply chain, Client and Designer to deliver value engineering solutions
  • Providing engineering leadership for project team with regard to permanent & temporary works design, settlement monitoring, quality regimes and assurance

I&M Management

  • Establishment and Management of the Monitoring regime
  • Expert advice on interpretation of raw instrument data from complex geotechnical instruments that were being used to provide assurance of the design
  • Provide Value Engineering Proposals for the Monitoring regime during the top down construction of the two ticket halls

LU Interface Management

  • Interface Management with London Underground for design interface to ensure the new station is fully coordinated and integrated with the existing LU Station
  • Interface Management with London Underground for construction interface
  • Interface Management with London Underground for assurance and acceptance of the Contractor’s design

Project Highlights

  • Implementation of Value Engineering proposals to construct the Masterplan Shaft “bottom-up” as opposed to “top-down” which resulted in programme benefit, reduction of temporary works requirements and safer construction methodology
  • Extensive knowledge of instrumentation and monitoring provided clarity in interpretation of results, providing confidence to the project team and Client
  • Knowledge of Design Assurance process provided the project with a new process to manage design change more efficiently and release design information for construction in line with programme requirements.

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