ByrneLooby were appointed as lead designer for civil engineering company Charles Brand on a £9.5m contract to build the London Gateway commissioned by DP World, one of the world's leading logistics firms. The London gateway development is located on the north side of the Thames Estuary and is a state-of-the-art deep-sea port & Logistics Park with rail terminal. A new empty container yard for the port will provide six hectares of empty container stacking area. The project comprises 80,000 m3 of bulk excavation and a heavy-duty pavement, comprising cement bound macadam with surface finishes of grouted macadam and block paving.
ByrneLooby's multidisciplinary team of geotechnical and engineering experts undertook the following role: intricate design of the landside infrastructure at the terminal including pavement and drainage design, foundation design for lighting and CCTV towers. We also provided the following consultancy services: Geotechnical Advisor on settlement analysis, and design and value engineering support during construction phases. Construction started on this exciting project in October 2019.