Lee Valley Bridges, Hackney Designs, River Lee Navigation
Hackney Bridges, east London
Lee Valley Architecture: Marshes Projects, UK – design by Amin Taha Architects
20 Jul 2011
Design: Webb Yates Engineers / Amin Taha Architects
Location: Lee Valley, Hackney, east London
Webb Yates Engineers were the lead consultant ; the design is by Webb Yates Engineers with input from Amin Taha Architects
Completed structure – photos added 4 Jan 2013:
Hackney Bridge Designs
Competitive tender against Martin Knight and Moxen
With the coming Olympics and parallel sports facility improvements at Hackney Marshes both bridges are intended as very economic solutions to long running access problems. Amin Taha Architects were instructed to develop the designs to planning submission level.
East Marsh Foot + Equestrian Bridge spans the River Lee
Intended to help serve the new Stanton Williams Changing Rooms/Community Centre, football pitches, planned equestrian facilities and in the short-term the coming Olympic coach parking on East Marsh. Currently on hold following budget reviews within the borough. the more fluted /corrugated design is the final version as it adds more strength while reducing material and fabrication quantities / costs. The concrete support options aren’t very different in cost but some behave better than others under flood conditions.
Cow Bridge Road, Pedestrian and Cycle bridge spans the River Lee Navigation
The existing road bridge has been closed for a number of years following structural defects in the precast concrete structure. A new bridge will service the proposed Cricket and Rugby changing facilities and new pitches, relieving the New Community Centre. The proposal economically retains abutments, adds cycle and disabled access through the use of landscaping leaving Currently on site and due for completion within six months. The numbering suggests an ordering of images following design process chronology and erection sequence.
Lee Valley Bridges – Structure Information
Structural Engineer: Webb Yates
Budget: each bridge is approximately £1m
Client: London Borough of Hackney (LBH)
Appointment: LBH’s budget allowed for appointment of Amin Taha Architects for planning only. LBH will ask contractors to detail the proposals
Hackney Bridges images / information from Amin Taha Architects
Webb Yates Engineers: 020 7489 0900
Location:Lee Valley, Hackney, London ‘