Prestige Lecture - The Blackfriars Bridge and Stations Project
Engineering chllenges on a major project spanning the River Thames in Central London 2008 - 2012; Presented by Dan MacFarlane BSc (Hons), CEng, FICE, MAPM; Balfour Beatty
A presentation on how a bright; modern landmark was created: the only station in the UK to span a river; the largest solar array in London and only solar bridge on thw world; more than 1,200 staff working at height over water, with a live electric railway running through the worksite and underground trains running below; 98% of waste recycled and diverted from landfill; 14,000 tonnes of materials transported by river barge; Intrigued? Of course! Then make sure you attend.