London Underground drove the original concept to improve drainage in an operational station. They engaged green roof consultancy to deliver the design with the University of East London to undertake monitoring.

Aerial view of completed green roof.  

 

Retro-fitting an operational railway meant we had to follow the rigorous assurance and safety procedures of London Underground. We needed to undertake the works without any interruption of service.

We also had support from The Greater London Authority (GLA) sustainable Drainage scheme.

On our return to the site we were greeted by a blossoming green roof. A success that will lead onto bigger projects in the future.

Green Roof after we had finished plug planting.