Challenges and Risks of Jet Grouting in a Congested Urban Environment

by Richard Holmes, CEng., Managing Director; Keller Geotechnique,,

Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2014, Vol. 18, Issue 3, Pg. 40-44

Document Type: Feature article


In the heart of London, one of Europe's largest jet grouting contracts is nearing completion. The jet grouting is part of the overall 7-year-long upgrade project to London Underground Victoria Station, one of London's busiest stations. The project involves the construction of a new ticket hall, an extension to an existing ticket hall, and numerous interconnecting tunnels that link the construction works to the existing passenger walkways and escalators.

Subject Headings: Jet grouting | Underground construction | Project management | Existing buildings | Walkways | Urban areas | Underground structures


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