King George’s Park

Site information

The King George’s Park site encompasses a small part of the northern end of the park, adjacent to the entrance from Buckhold Road and the junction of Buckhold Road and Neville Gill Close. The site will be used to connect the existing Frogmore Storm Relief–Buckhold Road combined sewer overflow, to the main tunnel via the Frogmore connection tunnel.

King George’s Park

At King George's Park, the site team are preparing to receive Charlotte, our Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM), which will happen around autumn 2019. Once Charlotte arrives, she will be driven back to Dormay Street.

The team recently completed a concrete pour in the Interception Chamber and the Valve Chamber.

In July 2019, part of the hoarding has been removed from Neville Gill Close so the site team are able to start the kiosk construction.

Piling Work
In October we will start to insert sheet piles into the ground surrounding the central section of the combined sewer overflow (CSO) concrete pipe, prior to its removal.

For more information, look at the latest CLWG presentation on the tab below.

Our standard working hours are (with a 1-hour mobilisation period before and after these times):

  • Monday – Friday: 8am – 6pm

  • Saturday: 8am – 12 midday

Additionally, we have maintenance periods on the weekend:

  • Saturday: 1 – 5pm

  • Sunday: 10am – 4pm

There will be no 24-hour working at this site.

The date for the next King George's Park and Dormay Street CLWG will be taking place on Thursday 14 November, 7-9pm, at The Brewers Inn, (147 East Hill, Wandsworth, SW18 2QB).

You can see the the minutes and presentation from the last CLWG below. If you are interested in finding out more about our community liaison working group please email [email protected]

11 July, 2019 CLWG Minutes
11 July, 2019 CLWG Presentation

07 March, 2019 CLWG Minutes
07 March, 2019 CLWG Presentation

Our King George's Park site team are committed to managing our works and mitigating any impacts. Examples of measures we currently have in place include:

  • Hoarding has been erected along the site boundary

  • The contractor is protecting the trees, in particular the Black Poplar tree along the boundary with Neville Gill Close and the Red Oak tree at the northern edge of the park

  • The site area will be returned to public use as soon as practicable, including potential phasing

  • Set limits to control activities, such as noise (Section 61 approval) from LB Wandsworth

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.

  • Visit Tideway's Community Information Centre at Carnwath Road, the first Tuesday of the month, 3pm – 7pm. Our team will be able to answer your questions and talk about the work.

  • Join our regular Community Liaison Working Group meetings, to attend the meetings or receive the minutes and presentations from past meetings, email [email protected]. Meeting details will be emailed, published online and on site hoardings.

You can also follow our progress and what we're doing in our local communities on TwitterInstagram and Facebook.

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