Challenging Projects Require Innovative Solutions

21 Moorfields, London

Moorfields was a challenging project for the blu-3 team that required it to use innovative solutions to overcome many hurdles. The two-phase scheme saw blu-3 carry out utility works in a highly congested area without causing any disruption.


21 Moorfields, London


Land Securities

Main Contractor

Sir Robert



Demolition, site clearance and civils works in a busy and congested area

Project Challenges

  • Keeping noise and vibration disruption to the operation of the LUL station, the residents and offices to a minimum

    Working on an existing building less than 300mm above the ceiling of Moorgate station

  • The use of out of hours gangs, alternative methods (drill & Burst and Hydro-demolition) and inventive temporary works and access solutions


  • The demolition, movement joints and installation of reinforced concrete works around the new piles

  • Deck strengthening of works and new power, water and communications connections to the development