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Latest News and Updates from WJ Groundwater and across the Industry.

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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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Ness Regional WTW, Loch Ness, Scotland

WJ are an industry leader in dewatering and groundwater management systems in the UK, and therefore our work regularly takes us from Central London to the northern reaches of Scotland and everywhere in between. One of our most recent projects took us to the shores of the world famous Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland for a ‘monster of a project’!

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Dan CarpenterNess Regional WTW, Loch Ness, Scotland
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Claridge’s Hotel, London

Claridge’s Hotel, in the heart of London’s Mayfair district, was first opened in 1812, and since this time has gradually become synonymous with luxury and decadence. However, If you are the first name in elite tourism you have to ensure that facilities are constantly improved and expanded, it is not such a simple job as to close the hotel for a few months and reopen when the works have been completed.

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Dan CarpenterClaridge’s Hotel, London
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Anchorsholme Outfall Cofferdam

Blackpool is famous for its iconic Tower, Pleasure Beach and Illuminations, and has been the destination of choices for British holiday-makers for generations. In order to cope with this demand United Utilities, are undertaking a large scale upgrade of the water facilities in the town. This includes the construction of a new water storage tank, and outfall pipe to ensure untreated stormwater isn’t discharged during the stormy weather that often hits the west coast of Great Britain, and the coastal waters can be kept clean for many generations to come.

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Dan CarpenterAnchorsholme Outfall Cofferdam
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New Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

White Hart Lane, in North London, was the home of Tottenham Hotspur FC for 118 years and during that time played host to some of the worlds greatest footballers before it was decided in 2017 that a new 62,000 seater state-of-the-art stadium, the biggest club stadium in London, would be built to replace the existing White Hart Lane ground.

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Dan CarpenterNew Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
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Royal Hospital For Sick Children, Edinburgh

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children has been based on it’s existing site in the heart of Edinburgh since 1895, however in 2005 it was decided by the local NHS Trust that a more modern facility should be constructed adjacent to the existing Edinburgh Royal Infirmary at Little France on the south-east edge of the city.

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Dan CarpenterRoyal Hospital For Sick Children, Edinburgh
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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