Fifteen of the most outstanding civil engineering projects in London have made the shortlist for the prestigious ICE London Civil Engineering Awards.
The annual awards, in association with Topcon, celebrate and showcase the most impressive engineering achievement by companies, organisations and individuals in the capital.
The shortlisted projects, selected from a field of exceptionally high calibre entries, have demonstrated innovation, creativity and social value while embedding a culture of safety and sustainability, and are now in the running for a number of awards including the Greatest Contribution to London and the Designed in London awards.
ICE members and the public also now get their chance to vote for their favourite project, through the special People’s Choice Award at www.ice.org.uk/londonawards.
Winners will be announced at a ceremony hosted by ICE President Geoff French on 22 May at One Great George Street. The shortlist is:
- Halley VI - British Antarctic Survey research station, Aecom
- Clair Ridge - the development of the Clair Ridge offshore oilfield, Amec
- The A244 Walton Bridge, Atkins Track Partnership - replacing the track and drainage on the London Underground, London Underground and Balfour Beatty Rail
- Crossrail Contract C411 Bond Street Station - designing and delivering Bond Street Station for Crossrail, Costain Skanska JV
- Crossrail, Crossrail
- The WWF-UK Living Planet Centre, Expedition Engineering
- 7-8 St James’s Square redevelopment, Galliford Try
- PC44 Cast Iron Bridge Carbon Fibre Strengthening - strengthening of Bridge PC44 carrying the District and Circle Line below Blackfriars Station, London Underground
- Victoria Line Upgrade, London Underground
- Baker Street to Bond Street tunnel remediation, London Underground
- Blackfriars Station and Bridge redevelopment, Network Rail
- Connaught Tunnel central box - re-engineering of the Connaught Tunnel for Crossrail, Taylor Woodrow
- Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS), Transport for London
- Kingston Grid redevelopment, UK Power Networks
This year’s judging panel is chaired by ICE fellow Rod Macdonald and includes deputy mayor of London Victoria Borwick; Network Rail managing director of infrastructure projects Simon Kirby; Balfour Beatty business efficiency director Chris Millard; Building and Ecobuild group technical editor Thomas Lane; and Arup director John Turzynski.
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