Heron Tower, also referred to as 110 Bishopsgate, is a skyscraper in the centre of London’s main financial district the City of London. Byrne Bros. was awarded the £10 million concrete contract by Skanska. Heron Tower basements were built using Top-down Construction, where the ground floor slab is constructed before the basement slabs.
Heron Tower is a skyscraper in the centre of London's main financial district, the City of London
Heron Tower basements were built using Top-down Construction
Excavating below ground floor was achieved through a moling hole left in the ground floor and basement slabs. The basement slabs were supported through 15m deep pilecap shafts constructed prior to the ground floor. The tower consisted of 2 basement slabs, a ground floor slab and 46 floors above ground level.