- Possibility of damage or collapse of shaft.
This project involved the construction of a seven storey new build retail and office block on a site close to Oxford Street in Central London.
The site was occupied by a series of Victorian steel framed buildings that were linked together. The Picton Place façade is a Victorian façade. However, the Barrett Street façade appears to have been replaced in the 1950’s.
The following main elements of work were carried out:
One of the post office tunnel shafts was located next to the site and before any construction work could begin the structural design had to be agreed with the engineer’s responsible for the Post Office Tunnel.