Bekesbourne Street (Limehouse)

Bekesbourne Street (Limehouse)

Bekesbourne Main

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 site

Works update

Work began under the DLR archways on Ratcliffe Lane and within St Katharine's precinct in January 2018. Main works on Bekesbourne Street began in January 2018 and are expected to be complete by early 2019.

Construction works at this site are being delivered by Thames Water. Read the latest Works Update here.

Road closures

For more information about road closures in July and August 2018, please click here.

Want to know more or get involved?

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].


Tideway's River Times - East

The latest issue of Tideway's regular community newsletter, produced especially for our neighbours in the east section of the project. 

River Times EAST - Autumn 2018 

Bekesbourne Street - Site Information

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.


How will we access the site?

Approximately five heavy goods vehicles will access the site per day during peak construction.

Bekesbourne Street - Community Liaison Working Group

  • 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 held on 20 September 2018.

Our community

Working in the community

Giving back to the community

Education programme

Careers and skills

Bekesbourne Street - How we will minimise disruption

  • 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