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Royal Albert Docks, London

The Royal Albert Dock in east London was opened in the late 19th century alongside the Victoria Dock and was one of the largest in London at the time, remaining a commercial dock until the 1980s. Since it was closed it has been primarily used for watersports and as a backdrop for the ExCeL Exhibition Centre and London City Airport.

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Dan CarpenterRoyal Albert Docks, London
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Ipswich Tidal Barrier

This contract took us to the heart of Suffolk, to aid with the construction of a new Tidal Barrier Gate for the River Orwell, to reduce the risk and impact of flooding to the coastal town of Ipswich.

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Dan CarpenterIpswich Tidal Barrier
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Brighton I360

In 2000, when the London Eye opened to huge critical acclaim and quickly became the UK’s most visited paid-for visitor attraction, countless cities wanted an ‘Eye’ of their own but found that a similar wheel design would not be financially viable without a suitable site or sufficient guaranteed visitor numbers.

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WJ Group AdminBrighton I360
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Big Data Institute, Oxford

The new Big Data Institute on the Old Road Campus of the University of Oxford is located between two recently completed laboratory buildings – the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology and the NDM Research Building.

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WJ Group AdminBig Data Institute, Oxford
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New London Embassy

London’s biggest regeneration project received a crucial boost when plans for a new £620 million US embassy in Vauxhall got the green light in 2012.

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WJ Group AdminNew London Embassy
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London Gateway Port

London Gateway is a development on the north bank of the River Thames in Thurrock, Essex, around 20 miles east of central London.

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WJ Group AdminLondon Gateway Port
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Crossrail Station, Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf will be one of the largest Crossrail stations. Like the nearby Canary Wharf Tube station, the new Crossrail station has been built in the dock water area, in this case the North Dock of West India Quay.

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WJ Group AdminCrossrail Station, Canary Wharf