HM Treasury – Bomb Blast Wall

Our Client

Her Majesty’s Treasury (HM Treasury) is the United Kingdom’s government department responsible for developing and executing the British government’s public finance policy and economic policy. The Treasury maintains OSCAR, the replacement for COINS (Combined Online Information System), which contains a detailed analysis of departmental spending under thousands of category headings.

Contract details

Client: HM Treasury
Sector: Public
Value: £160,000
Duration: 90 days
Start: April 2015
Completion: July 2015

Our service delivery

We were appointed to refurbish the Bomb Blast Wall during the Second World War under Winston Churchill’s command.

The scope of works included:

  • Review and issue RAMS (Risk Assessment/Method Statements)
  • Arrange sub-contractor and labour to carry out works
  • Provide sufficient power and water supplies to carry out works
  • Supply and installation of Newton 508 mesh waterproofing system as per Fielden & Mawson drawing
  • Excavate groundwork’s to the bottom of the bomb blast wall to allow for installation of French drain as per Fielden & Mawson drawing
  • Supply and installation of French drain including lining with Terram Geotextile and filled with washed 19mm gravel
  • Disconnect and remove 7 lightning protection test points on bomb blast wall and install smaller joints so the cable can be buried in the wall. Install 7 test points at ground floor level above French drain
  • Apply English Heritage approved finish to Bomb Blast wall

The Project required liaison with a variety of regulatory authorities including:

  • Royal Parks Police
  • English Heritage
  • Metropolitan Police

All works were carried out to the complete satisfaction of English Heritage and our client, with full records kept for historic archiving purposes.

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