ICE - Southbank Place - The Redevelopment of the Shell Centre, Waterloo

22nd September 2021 6:00 pm

The talk will present the work completed on the redevelopment of the Shell Centre in Waterloo. The project, known as Southbank Place, has been undertaken by a joint venture of Qatari Diar and Canary Wharf Group. Completion of the sub-structure in 2017 brings to a close many years of involvement for Arup geotechnics. The talks will cover:

• The site history including the historic measurements of the Bakerloo Line from the original 1950s development
• Foundation design for the eight new buildings
• Results of preliminary pile testing under bentonite in London Clay and Lambeth Group
• The installation of piles 1m off live running LUL tunnels, including a full scale instrumented field trial
• A novel method for assessing the re-use of existing under-reamed piles
• Use of instrumentation in LUL tunnels

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