16th May 2019

Knowledge Type

Case study Lessons learned report


, Network Rail Ltd

Major Project

Thameslink Programme

Of Interest To

Consultants Contractors Operators Private sector clients Public sector clients

Thameslink: Structural Steel – Farringdon


Bourne Group had a long relationship with the Thameslink Programme as they were appointed the structural steel contractor at both Farringdon station, Blackfriars station and London Bridge station.

Their work at Farringdon lasted three years and included heavy structural steelwork; in particular Bourne Group fabricated and installed the new station roof.

Other structural steelwork at Farringdon included:

– The new London Underground ticket hall on Turnmill Street.
– The new ticket office and the refurbished entrance on Cowcross Street.
– The new staircases down to platforms.
– Underpinning and strengthening work in the tunnels.
– New modular train shed roof trusses.