Project Description

New VCC & Coach Gate – Heathrow Terminal 2

Project: New VCC & Coach Gate
Location: Heathrow, T2b
Client: Balfour Beatty Ltd
Value: £750,000

Job Description

Ground works to excavate for new lift pit, ground bearing beams and external footpath and road works.

Meads Works

Internal works

To remove existing ground floor slab, excavate and concrete new reinforced ground beams.

Excavate and concrete new reinforced lift shaft base and walls.

New drainage works.

External works

Excavate and concrete new load reinforced concrete load bearing pads for external steel structure.

Reinstate new carriageway and footpath in paving.

Reinforce and concrete 3 levels of new VCC building.


On this project the programme dates were very tight. The works had to be done in 3 phases while maintain the boarding gates surrounding the area.

Benefits to client

The works involved in this project were complex due to the number of live services.