iep north pole depot, london

London, England

The North Pole depot utilises the former Eurostar depot in North London at which the 6 road 25,000 volt OLE/ diesel main service shed is over 400m in length. The main shed has stores / office accommodation attached. The facility also includes new primary and secondary trainwashes, a double headed wheel lathe, CET fuelling and stabling sidings over a 2km long site.

Foreman Roberts were responsible for providing energy & sustainability services for planning along with detailed external lighting designs, preliminary building M&E servicing strategies and utility services negotiations before delivering detailed designs and monitoring services. Foreman Roberts were initially employed via Jacobs Engineering to work directly for Agility Trains (Hitachi) during the planning phase of the project, followed by VolkerFitzpatrick as Design & Build Main Contractor, followed by NG Bailey, for whom Foreman Roberts carried out the detailed design & AFC stages of work for M&E services.