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London Power Tunnels 2

21 September 2021

By TEAMFORCE Tunnelling Division

London Power Tunnels 2

London Power Tunnels (LPT)

Client: HOCHTIEF-MURPHY JV

Key Facts

Project Value £400m

Tunnel Length: 32.5Km

Depth: 30m

Project Duration: 6 Years.


TEAMFORCE Labour Limited is a key supplier of labour to Hochief-Murphy JV supplying specialist trades and labour for this high profile National Grid project in South London.  The new tunnel will house electricity transmission cables 30m underground and replace a series of ageing power cables buried directly beneath roads.  The new tunnel will allow for future upgrades to meet London’s energy demands without the need for roadworks.

Tunnel Route

  • Circuit 1: Wimbledon to New Cross

  • Circuit 2: New Cross to Hurst

  • Circuit 3: Hurst to Crayford

A wide variety of specialist trades and labour have been sourced and managed for this tunnelling project as well as ensuring full compliance with Industry standards.

Specialist Trades & Labour

  • 360 Operator

  • Banksman

  • Crawler Crane Operator

  • Engineers

  • General Labourer

  • Groundworker

  • Pit Boss

  • Plant and Vehicle Marshall

  • Rubber Duck Operator

  • Site Supervisor

  • Skilled operative

  • Tallyman

  • TBM Fitter

  • Telehandler


LPT Project Video

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