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Hammersmith Bridge: stabilising a 137 year old wrought iron suspension bridge

Event organised by Railway Civil Engineers' Association

Date
23 May 2024
Time

This event has now ended

Overview

RCEA are delighted to be hosting this dynamic event which will delve into the stabilisation works taken at Hammersmith bridge.

Arcadis will provide a unique insight into this project to shed some light on the following aspects:

  • Unique insight into the project
  • Highlight the historical engineering heritage of the bridge
  • Explain the reason for the closure of the bridge
  • Showcase the innovative approach to the stabilisation works
  • Relay the challenges faced in the project 

Organised by

The Railway Civil Engineers Association

The Railway Civil Engineers Association

The RCEA promotes professional development and knowledge transfer in railway engineering with areas of interest including main line, metros, London Underground and light rail.

Speakers

Sebastian Holliday Springer

Sebastian Holliday Springer

ARCADIS

head of operations, structures, geotech and gis

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Sebastian Holliday Springer

Seb is an experienced project manager and civil engineer. In addition to various roles across the UK, he has worked internationally in the USA and Continental Europe.

Seb’s project portfolio includes projects in the highway, structures and rail environment. Seb has worked on Iconic bridges in the UK as well as historic infrastructure requiring a different methodological approach. Seb has been involved since the beginning of the site works on the stabilisation project in 2021.

Sansel Karabulut

Sansel Karabulut

ARCADIS

senior engineer and project manager

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Sansel Karabulut

Sansel is a senior engineer and project manager, having worked on structures throughout the UK for Client’s including National Highways, City of London and Canal and River Trust.

Sansel has worked on various structures throughout her career, heavily focused on asset management and improved life cycle of a structure. Sansel has been involved in the stabilisation project since February 2023.