WJ News

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

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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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Victoria Square, Woking

Woking, on the outskirts of London, dates back to the 8th Century, although in recent years is most commonly known for featuring in H.G. Wells War of the Worlds, and being part of the London Commuter belt. The Victoria Square development in the centre of the town, is crucial to the long term regeneration of the area, bring new housing, jobs and business to the heart of Woking.

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Dan CarpenterVictoria Square, Woking
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Claridge’s Hotel

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
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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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Al Zour Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Termainal, Kuwait

WJ have been an established part of the dewatering industry in the Middle East for other 15 years now since providing dewatering for the Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 development back in 2003, and have long established offices in Dubai and Qatar. This project marked our expansion in the region to neighbouring Kuwait and the Al Zour Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal project, a development that, when finished, will be the largest LNG refinery in the Middle East!

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WJ Group AdminAl Zour Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Termainal, Kuwait
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Provost Driver Court, Renfrew

This contract took WJ to Renfrew, in the suburbs of Glasgow, not far from our Scottish Office in the Scottish capital, to help contribute to an award winning project.

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Dan CarpenterProvost Driver Court, Renfrew
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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