Carnwath Road Riverside (Hammersmith and Fulham)

Carnwath Road Riverside (Hammersmith and Fulham)

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This site is made up of two parts; a main site (which includes Whiffin Wharf, Hurlingham Wharf, Carnwath Road Industrial Estate and an area of the River Thames foreshore) and a small highways work site.

While there is no combined sewer overflow being intercepted at this site, it will be used to drive the main tunnel to Acton Storm Tanks and receive the main tunnel from Kirtling Street. It would also receive the Frogmore connection tunnel driven from Dormay Street. 

Works update

Want to know more or get involved?

There are lots of ways to find out what’s happening at this site, you can:

  • Call our 24 hour Tideway Helpdesk 08000 30 80 80 or email [email protected].
  • Take a moment to read the latest updates on the noticeboards on our hoardings.
  • Visit Tideway's Community Information Centre at Carnwath Road, the first Tuesday of the month, 3pm – 7pm. Our team will be able to answer your questions and talk about the work.
  • Join our regular Community Liaison Working Group meetings, to attend the meetings or receive the minutes and presentations from past meetings, email [email protected]. Meeting details will be emailed, published online and on site hoardings.

Site location

Carnwath Road Riverside - Latest news

From Monday 14 May we will be closing part of the footpath, adjacent to our Carnwath Road Riverside site, for up to five days. This will be the northern footpath between the two zebra crossings. 

The reason for the closure is to complete the installation of the hoarding artwork produced by Sulivan Primary School.

If you would like further information on this project, including updates by email, please call our 24-hour helpdesk on 08000 30 80 80 or contact us at [email protected].


Tideway's River Times - West

The latest issue of Tideway's new regular community newsletter, produced especially for our neighbours in the west section of the project.

River Times West - Autumn 2017

Carnwath Road Riverside - Site Information

What are our working hours?

Standard working hours are 8am to 6pm Monday-Friday and 8am-12pm Saturday.  Also, there is an 1 hour mobilisation period before and after the Standard Working Hours, plus maintenance periods on Saturday 1-5pm and Sundays 10am-4pm.

How will we use the river?

We have committed to using river transport as much as possible to reduce the number of heavy goods vehicles on the roads.

For Carnwath Road Riverside we anticipate an average of two barges overall per day, and potentially a peak of four barges per day, subject to the tides, with each barge taking approximately 45 heavy goods vehicles off the road.

An anticipated daily average of 19 heavy goods vehicles will access the site. This will rise to approximately 45 per day for about 17 months during the main tunnel construction.

It is proposed that approximately two-thirds of materials will be moved by river and approximately one-third will be moved by road.

Carnwath Road Riverside - Community Liaison Working Group

The date of the next CLWG will be available shortly.

19 February 2018 - CLWG Presentation

2 October, 2017 - Community Liaison Working Group Minutes

2 October, 2017 - CLWG Presentation

Further minutes can be found in our Document Library.

Our community

Working in the community

Giving back to the community

Education programme

Careers and skills

Tideway returners

Carnwath Road Riverside - How we will minimise disruption

  • There will be a noise enclosure over the tunnel drive shaft during works  
  • All static machinery and plant will be screened or enclosed
  • Hoarding will be erected on the site boundaries
  • Vehicle movements outside of standard hours will be restricted
  • Use of low level directional lighting
  • Set limits to control activities, such as noise (Section 61 approval) from LB Hammersmith & Fulham

Carnwath Road Riverside - Important site documents

Submissions to the council

We have been making a number of submissions to the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham as part of the consents, as we need to secure before starting different phases of work at Carnwath Road Riverside. These submissions will be available to view on the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham’s planning portal. Please click here to be redirected. This includes the submissions for Hammersmith Pumping Station.

If you are interested in commenting on these submissions, please ensure you respond directly to the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

The latest Air Quality and Noise reports for Carnwath Road Riverside can be found here.