Sugar House Island
UK construction firm, John F Hunt, is acting as Principal Contractor for a 26-acre land regeneration project taking place in East London. With a £70 million value, John F Hunt are providing a complete suite of works including demolition, reclamation, sheet-pile construction, invasive weed control, soils and groundwater remediation, materials management, earthworks, infrastructure and highway construction.
The transformation of this historic neighbourhood will create over 3 acres of parks, squares and yards, and riverside walks for the community. Phase one construction began in 2017, and on completion will deliver 624,000 ft2 of office space, 1,200 new homes, as well as restaurants, coffee shops, and a 350-bed hotel.
A First for the UK
John F Hunt commissioned 3D Repo’s cloud-based collaboration platform for BIM, and workflow and digital evidence-based platform eviFile to track the progress of all demolition, remediation, and enabling works. The combination of these technologies for use on a groundworks project is believed to be a first for the UK making it one of the most technologically advanced nationwide.