Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

KEEP ON RISING

News

Lifting of the Wembley arch has continued steadily since last week and the arch is now standing at 60infinity to the horizontal. The target is 90infinity by the weekend. Restraint cables tensioned from jacks have now been attached to the opposite side of the arch to the lifting cables, to support the structure when it moves beyond the vertical. At this point the turning struts will be removed. The lift is still on target to be completed within six weeks. The stadium will act as the centrepiece of a 17ha residential and leisure development for which planning permission was granted this week.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Please note comments made online may also be published in the print edition of New Civil Engineer. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.