Infrastructure and Civils

London is famous for its 19th century, innovative at the time, civil engineering and infrastructure especially in utilities and transport.

That investment is continuing today with new transport lines and traffic management and with new or upgrading of electricity, gas, water, sewage and communication systems.

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London Hydraulic Power Company – with over 200 miles of Victorian cast iron at 600 lbs/square inch- up until post war uses – to commercial, industrial and domestic premises.

  • New River Company – a 18th century scheme by Sir Hugh Myddleton that brought water
  • Crossrail.
  • Thames Tideway Tunnel – 16 miles long following the route of the river Thames to Beckton to deal with surplus drainage loads of a combined system with heavy rains.


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