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GPR Services Identification – Gillingham Access Points

Surveys

Project Value: £13k Project Commenced: 7th June 2020 Project Completed: 9th August 2020 Client: Network Rail   About the Project As part of the CapEx Access Points Project, Equate Design undertook design works on and around Gillingham Signal Box to provide improved vehicular access to and from the Signalling Centre. To find out more how…

Feltham Re-signalling Programme – Phase 1 & 2 Civils

Civils Design

Project Value: £18.2m Project Commenced: June 2019 Project Completed: Ongoing   About the Project The Feltham Re-signalling area covers over 500 life expired assets on a key commuter route into London which has seen a dramatic increase of use with more than 1.2 million annual journeys, up from 0.7 million only ten years ago. Feltham area signalling dates…

Brentford to Southall “Golden Mile” Surveys

Professional Services Surveys

Project Value: £220k Project Commenced: October 2020 Project Completed: March 2021 Client: Network Rail   About the Project Network Rail is developing a scheme to create connectivity for a passenger service between the existing Southall Station and a proposed station called Brentford Golden Mile. The London Borough of Hounslow has ambitious regeneration plans for the historic ‘Golden Mile’ employment…

Sub-Station Acoustic Monitoring & Modelling

Surveys

Project Value: £5k Project Commenced: November 2019 Project Completed: November 2019 Client: Network Rail   About the Project Equate Design, in conjunction with BCM Construction, were commissioned to measure existing background noise levels surrounding a new sub-station in Tunbridge Wells as well as noise levels generated by the substation installation following complaints received by the client NR from local stakeholders.     The Challenge …

East Croydon Post Office – Drone / Air – Land Surveys

Surveys

Project Commenced: August 2020 Project Completed: October 2020 Client: Network Rail   About the Project As part of the client’s intentions to develop a disused post office depot in East Croydon, Equate Design were asked to undertake aerial surveys to produce a condition report to help facilitate future decision making when establishing a future scope of works to develop the site.   The primary aim…

New Cross Gate Feasibility Study – Drainage Surveys

Professional Services Surveys

Project Value: £28k Project Commenced: Jan 2021 Project Completed: May 2021 Client: Network Rail   About the Project The New Cross Gate Site Office was built approx. 10 years ago and while not life expired, the original teams occupying the building (Thameslink & Hither Green Teams) no longer require the building. There was a requirement for Network Rail’s own S&T and VARS Teams to have their own office space…

TWSS – Track Worker Safety Sites – Wickham Road, Retaining Structures

Geotechnical Design

Project Value: TBC Project Commenced: December 2020 Project Completed: April 2021 Client: Network Rail   About the Project EQUATE Design was awarded the contract to undertake designs proposing improvements to Track Worker Safety Sites. To provide scoping and design services to enable the upgrade of Network Rail authorised access points, to facilitate safe access for the workforce to undertake maintenance and upgrade works on the Network Rail infrastructure.   The Wickham Road access…

Track Worker Safety Sites – Slope Stability

Geotechnical Design

Project Commenced: December 2020 Project Completed: April 2021 Client: Network Rail   About the Project As part of Network Rails ongoing drive to improve safety for rail workers, the Track Worker Safety Sites project was set up to improve existing access points, and provide additional access points where significant existing risks had been identified. BCM Construction were engaged to assist with this through…

Feltham – Signal Screens

Civils Design Geotechnical Design

Project Commenced: November 2020 Project Completed: April 2021 Client: Network Rail   About the Project On the Feltham & Wokingham Resignalling Programme (a major project for Network Rail to renew life expired Signalling, Telecoms and Power assets), BCM Construction were engaged to undertake the GRIP 4-8 Design and Construction works associated with Phase 2 of the project. Network Rail identified a read-through risk with…

Newhaven Flood Defence Scheme

Professional Services Surveys

Project Value: £10k Project Commenced: December 2020 Project Completed:  January 2021 Client: BCM Construction   About the Project The works described are part of the wider Newhaven Flood Alleviation Scheme, which is being delivered by the Environment Agency. As part of this new flood protection measures were required for the interface with Network Rail infrastructure. The new demountable flood…