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Kings Yard Substation

No. of Beds
No. of Storeys
Structural Engineer
Main Contractor
Mechanical Contractor
Electrical Contractor
EDF Energy
NORD Architecture
Andrews Associates
Gee-Bec Services
Gee-Bec Services

The 132kV/11kV Primary Electrical Substation supply electricity to the Olympic Park during the Games and for future developments. Completed in less than three years, the Primary Substation was also used to power the construction work. With a capacity of 198MVA it should provide a sufficient long term energy source. The substation houses three transformers, switch gears and cooling equipment. Everything concealed behind black brick facade which provides a unique appearance.

Services highlights:

  • Complete design of all MEP services including LV small power, lighting, emergency lighting, heating ventilation, fire alarm system, water supply and water mist system

  • Confined space access and very restricted site access

  • Fire officer liaison and fire plans approval

  • Construction monitoring

  • Commissioning support

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