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New video shows scale of London City Airport development project

A new video from London City Airport published today illustrates the scale of the engineering project now underway in King George V Dock, as the £480 million City Airport Development Programme gathers pace.

The two-and-a-half minute video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/pzRZFw4sJe0

In order to build the airport’s eight new aircraft stands, passenger terminal facilities, and a new parallel taxiway, due for completion in 2022, the airport has contracted BAM Nuttall to build a 75,000sqm concrete deck, supported by over one thousand piles (steel and concrete columns each around 17.5m long and one metre in diameter).
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This deck will be the new 'land' upon which the new infrastructure will sit, above the dock waters of King George V Dock.

In this first video about the construction project, Peter Adams, London City Airport's chief development officer, introduces the two-year piling and decking phase alongside Dave Bolger, a section engineer from BAM Nuttall.

 

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