Project Profile: Heathrow Airport Terminal 4

Grove Developments
Date of completion
November 2017
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Scope of works


  • Structural design

  • Sheet piling, reinforced concrete capping beam

  • Bulk excavation

  • Internal basement drainage

  • Reinforced concrete substructure (two floors)

  • Basement waterproofing; a cavity drain system with protective linear wall.

  • Reinforced concrete substructure (seven floors)

  • Twin wall and pre-cast columns

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Project key points


  • Design and build to deliver the structure for a 755 bedroom hotel

  • Significant savings delivered to the client by value engineering the foundation solution

  • Two-level basement below ground

  • (Total basement area 10,500m²)

  • Seven-storey RC frame above ground floor