OTB Engineering for contractor Barhale
— December 2022
Independent Category 3 design check.
Network Rail requires the provision of two new passenger lifts at Finsbury Park railway station to serve platforms 3/4 and 7/8. This is to provide step-free access to the entire railway station. Two square shafts are constructed from platform level down to the level of an existing passenger tunnel at which level a lift lobby is required for each shaft. The temporary shaft works comprise trench sheets supported by steel beams for the upper section and timber headings supported by temporary steel beams for the lower section of the shaft and the lift lobby.
Made ground of the existing railway embankment comprising of granular material for the top 2 m, and predominantly soft cohesive material (i.e., reworked London Clay) below.