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Kirkthorpe Hydropower Station, Wakefield, UK

Kirkthorpe Hydropower Station, Wakefield, UK

The NEC-procured Kirkthorpe Hydropower Station at Kirkthorpe Weir on the River Calder in Wakefield, West Yorkshire produces around 2.3 GWh of carbon-dioxide-free electricity a year, equivalent to the consumption of 800 households.

 

Lee sewage tunnel, UK

Lee sewage tunnel, UK

The NEC-procured £675 million Lee tunnel is the deepest ever built under London. Completed in 2017, the 6.9 km long, 7.2 m internal diameter, 80 m deep tunnel transfers sewage from the Abbey Mills pumping station to Europe’s largest wastewater treatment works in Beckton.

 

Leeds flood alleviation scheme phase 1, UK

Leeds flood alleviation scheme phase 1, UK

The City of Leeds on the banks of the River Aire in northern England suffered major flooding in December 2015 following some of the highest river levels ever recorded.

 

Lustrum Beck flood alleviation scheme phase 1 (Newtown and Bishopton Road), UK

Lustrum Beck flood alleviation scheme phase 1 (Newtown and Bishopton Road), UK

Lustrum Beck flows through the centre of Stockton on Tees in north east England. A major £12 million flood alleviation scheme was proposed in 2003 although affordability issues led to the scheme being paused.

 

M4 Brynglas Tunnels refurbishment, Wales, UK

M4 Brynglas Tunnels refurbishment, Wales, UK

The Brynglas Tunnels carry the M4 motorway under Brynglas Hill in Newport, south Wales. Completed in 1967, the 370 m long, twin two-lane tunnels are the first and only bored tunnels on the British motorway network. A major NEC-procured refurbishment of the tunnels and adjacent bridge structures is currently underway to improve resilience for the foreseeable future.

 

Network Rail’s Dover Sea Wall emergency reconstruction project, UK

Network Rail’s Dover Sea Wall emergency reconstruction project, UK

Network Rail had to shut its coastal railway between Dover and Folkestone on 24 December 2015 after a violent storm damaged a supporting sea wall, causing 250 m of track to collapse. A £36 million, NEC-procured project enabled the line to re-open on 5 September 2016, three months ahead of a challenging fast-track schedule.

 

Overnight beach lodges, Bournemouth, UK

Overnight beach lodges, Bournemouth, UK

Bournemouth Beach Lodges is a £1.7 million development of 15 NEC-procured overnight-stay beach huts at Boscombe beach in Dorset, southern England.

 

Protos Phase I Infrastructure, Cheshire, UK

Protos Phase I Infrastructure, Cheshire, UK

Protos is a 54 ha energy, innovation and industrial park near Ellesmere Port in Cheshire, northwest England.

 

Retrofitting noise barriers on Tuen Mun Road, Hong Kong

Retrofitting noise barriers on Tuen Mun Road, Hong Kong

Tuen Mun Road is a major expressway which links the coastal city of Tuen Mun in the north west of Hong Kong’s New Territories to Tsuen Wan just north west of Kowloon. Built in 1977, the heavily trafficked road is part of Hong Kong's Route 9, which circumnavigates the New Territories and passes right through the centre of Tuen Mun.

 

Road P2, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong

Road P2, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong

Road P2 of the Tseung Kwan O–Lam Tin Tunnel project in Hong Kong is a vital link in the 11.9 km long Route 6 planned between west Kowloon and the Tseung Kwan O development area to the east.

 
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