Bekesbourne Street

Site information

This site comprises a section of Bekesbourne Street and its junction with Ratcliffe Lane. It is located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Bekesbourne Street

September 2018 - Works Update
Thames Water is carrying out construction work for the Thames Tideway Tunnel at Bekesbourne Street. The vent column is now in place adjacent to Limehouse DLR station and the underground pipework to the vent column has been connected.  

What are our working hours?

Standard working hours are 8am to 6pm Monday-Friday and 8am-12pm Saturday.  Also, there is a 1 hour mobilisation period before and after the Standard Working Hours, plus maintenance periods on Saturday 1-5pm and Sundays 10am-4pm.

We hold monthly drop-in sessions in the Yurt, St Katherine's Precinct Reflective Area, 2 Butcher Row, London E14 8DS. The next drop in will be announced shortly.

  • All static machinery and plant will be screened or enclosed

  • Vehicle movements outside of standard hours will be restricted

  • Small vehicles will be used to reduce potential traffic conflicts

  • Hoarding will be erected on the site boundaries

  • The top 1m of the hoarding on the eastern boundary will be clear acrylic sheeting to allow light into adjacent properties

  • The access route to properties on Bekesbourne Street to the south of the site will be maintained, unless agreed otherwise with the local authority

  • The pedestrian route along the eastern side of Bekesbourne Street adjacent to John Scurr House will be maintained, unless agreed otherwise with the local authority

There are lots of ways to find out what’s happening at this site, you can:

  • Call our 24 hour Tideway Helpdesk 08000 30 80 80 or email [email protected] 

  • Take a moment to read the latest updates on the noticeboards on our hoardings

  • If you are interested in finding out more about this site and future drop in events please email [email protected].

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