Competitively priced BIM Modelling / Guaranteed quality / Fast turnaround

Competitively priced BIM Modelling / Guaranteed quality / Fast turnaround

Silvertown Tunnel

We are proud to have contributed to the significant Silvertown Tunnel project, an ambitious infrastructure initiative in the heart of London. This groundbreaking project involves the construction of a 1.4km twin-bore road tunnel beneath the River Thames, linking Silvertown to the Greenwich Peninsula. The tunnel, set to open in 2025, is the first of its kind in London in over three decades and aims to address the pressing issue of congestion and traffic delays, particularly at the Blackwall Tunnel, by providing a modern alternative route.
Scope of Work: Our involvement in the Silvertown Tunnel project encompassed a comprehensive suite of BIM services, including detailed modeling, MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) coordination, construction drawings, and walkthroughs models. Our team precisely drafted models of the tunnel’s piping, HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), and electrical systems, ensuring unified integration and functionality within the complex tunnel infrastructure.
Using software tools and our industry expertise, we optimized the layout and design of these critical systems to meet strict project requirements. Our BIM coordination efforts were crucial in streamlining collaboration among diverse stakeholders, including architects, engineers, contractors, and subcontractors. Through regular coordination meetings and thorough clash detection analysis, we enabled seamless communication and resolved potential conflicts early in the design phase, thereby mitigating risks and enhancing project efficiency.
As part of our commitment to excellence, we produced comprehensive construction drawings that provided clear and detailed documentation of the MEP systems, enabling contractors to execute the construction process with precision and accuracy. These drawings served as invaluable reference materials throughout the construction phase, contributing significantly to the seamless implementation of the project.
Moreover, our walkthrough models offered stakeholders an interactive visualization of the tunnel’s MEP systems, allowing them to explore the infrastructure before construction commenced. This approach not only enhanced stakeholder communication and decision-making but also provided valuable insights into the functionality and accessibility of the tunnel’s MEP systems, ensuring a robust and efficient final design.
Challenges and Solutions: The project faced significant coordination challenges due to the complexity of MEP systems and the need for precise integration within the tunnel’s confined space. Our team utilized software tools and industry expertise to optimize the layout and design of these critical systems, ensuring compliance with project requirements and regulatory standards. Regular coordination meetings and clash detection analysis facilitated seamless communication among various stakeholders, allowing us to resolve potential conflicts early in the design phase and mitigate risks.

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