news31 Propump's Foamed Concrete Integral To Victoria Underground Station Upgrade

Propump’s Foamed Concrete Integral To Victoria Underground Station Upgrade

Working with civil engineering contractor Erith Group, Propump was appointed to deliver a foamed concrete application to three pavement vaults at 124 Victoria Street which will facilitate the creation of a new North Ticket Hall beneath the corner of Victoria Street and Bressenden Place.

Propump supplied 98m³ of foamed concrete at a density of 1,100kgs/m³ and a strength of 1-2 neutron /mm² which was required to complete the infill on three disused pavement vaults on Victoria Street and a disused subway beneath Bressenden Place. This is prior to the demolition of several Victorian houses which at one time used the vaults as coal cellars.

Regularly used to fill underground voids, encapsulate pipes and raise floor levels, the easy application of foamed concrete makes it ideal for building and construction sites when space is at a premium. Foamed concrete is pumpable, self-compacting and can mould itself to the shape of any void which in this case resulted in the work being completed in one morning.

Set for completion in 2018, the Victoria Underground Station upgrade will ease congestion at a station which serves 80 million passengers a year. Thanks to Propump Engineering, high quality concrete from the UK’s number one foamed concrete specialists has played an integral role in the redevelopment of this flagship station.