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Case Studies

In this area, we would like to show you some examples of modern timber construction: great construction projects, where our products play a major role. We are certain you will be inspired by the possibilities that modern timber construction has to offer.

Crossrail Trainstation Canary Wharf

Crossrail Trainstation Canary Wharf - Crossrail Trainstation Canary Wharf
The impressive wooden roof of the Crossrail Train station in the business district Canary Wharf in London was finished at the end of March 2014.

The train station consists of six floors, of which four of them standing in the water of a sidearm of the Thames. For the planning, structural engineering and design of the 300m long wooden construction the austrian timber specialist Wiehag was responsible. Wiehag relies on the quality of Schmid Schrauben already for many years.

Crossrail Trainstation Canary Wharf -
For the spectacular roof, more than 1.000 timber girders were bolted with over 100.000 RAPID® Fullthread
screws.

According to Wiehag this train station is currently the largest timber construction of the British Empire. The station should be completed in 2018 and will connect Heathrow Airport with East London. For the impressive architecture, the planning office Foster & Partners was responsible.