Head Houses - EDF Energy

10 No. head house portal frame cladded structures erected at the top of tunnel shafts.

Project Objective

These head houses were installed to move overland electricity cables underneath the ground in East London, in order to create clearance for the London 2012 Olympic park.


  • Head Houses - EDF Energy | Fussey Engineering
  • Head Houses - EDF Energy | Fussey Engineering
  • Head Houses - EDF Energy | Fussey Engineering

What We Did

We provided the full package to EDF Energy in the creation of these Head Houses - from design, to drawing, portal frames, fabrication and installation.

This project included design, fabrication and installation of 10 No. portal frames, including frame rails, using HOLORIB® composite steel decking and cladding the finished support steelwork.

Steel used in this project weighed from 28 ton to 60 ton per structure, and the project was carried out over an 18 month contract period.

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Why The Package Deal?

  • » Ensures greater efficiency and reliability
  • » Removes the traditional headaches of multi-contractor projects
  • » Cost-effective
  • » Gives greater control over contract completion times

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