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Hydraulic struts


Hydraulic struts are providing temporary support to Albert Court flats, as part of the Royal Albert Hall South Steps project in London. Total depth of excavation will be about 18m, with the struts - working in conjunction with piles already installed by Stent - supporting 10.5m, explains Mike Edwards, contracts manager for contractor John Doyle Construction. Temporary works, designed by consultant Tony Gee & Partners, comprises 10, 80t capacity struts positioned at an angle of 28degrees, supplied by Groundforce.

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