The scaffold was independently bridged between supporting temporary steelwork, permitting safe access over the river. Additionally, access to the flood arches was provided around the existing shoring structure and designed to be free-standing. By utilising steel unit beams and buttresses fixed down to the concrete base.
We then erected the 780 mono-pitch roof structure spanning between 450 alloy header beams on either side, before covering with Kedar roof sheets installed within the track system. Lateral restraints introduced via a system of plan bracing provided additional support to the roof, transferring the horizontal loads to lateral cross braces in the outside bays of the independent.