Start
April 2013
End
May 2014
Client
Morgan Sindall
Location
Heathrow Airport, London
VGC contract value
£329,000

British Airways Engineering is responsible for the maintenance of the British Airways fleet of aircraft and much of this work is undertaken in the facilities at London’s Heathrow Airport. One of the giant hangars at Heathrow Airport is undergoing modification and enlargement work to enable it to carry out work on the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Technical Block J (TBJ) hangar is located at the eastern end of Heathrow Airport between the north and south runways.

In April 2013 main contractor Morgan Sindall awarded VGC the contract to undertake part of the hangar modification work. The scope of work includes the construction of new floor structures, infilling of redundant landing gear pits the construction of new deluge tanks and associated waterproofing and drainage. VGC is also augur tunnelling under the hanger floor slab to link new electrical pits with the existing electrical tunnel.

VGC Group undertakes extensive work throughout Heathrow and is delighted to be undertaking this work for Morgan Sindall.