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OCL were contracted to install multiple specialist temporary works, for new openings within Ipswich Station structures.
The works are part of the AGA station modifications.

Due to the complex nature of the works, a design was created to install UC needles at close spacing’s. The slimshore supports were installed to an agreed design, with all ground enhancements completed prior.

The OCL Group were able to offer experienced managers and operatives to deliver the project

Breakdown of works undertaken at Ipswich

  • Carry out all pre surveys, ground surveys and cat scans of areas
  • Core drill & Install UC needles
  • Install RC ground support where required
  • Install slimshore supports and cross bracing
  • Grout and load the temporary works
  • Break through new openings
  • Install new permeant UC lintel
  • Reinstate opening perimeters
  • Completion and submission of all required documentation for ITP and relevant site paperwork


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  • Paul Mansell
    OCL have carried out many civils and electrical projects for myself for over the past 10 years within the rail sector. They deliver what is required when needed and are trustworthy therefore I have no problem in recommending them.
    Paul Mansell
    Contracts Director Fourway Communications
  • Lee Goodacre
    I would like to thank all at OCL for a great job carried out by your staff over the 52 hour week end possession at Hockley station. The Pre planning meetings and OCL's early engagement with Braybrook really helped the smooth delivery of this project. A very professional job was done right first time, with no snags, we certainly look forward to using OCL in collaboration on future projects.
    Lee Goodacre
    Managing Director - Braybrook Building and Rail and Contractors
  • Sean Gutsell
    OCL Rail in conjunction with the Giffen Group carried out a number of varied installation projects at Neasden Depot the quality of their work and collaborative approach contributed greatly to the success in delivery of the projects involved with NDUP. I would have no hesitation in recommending OCL Rail for future works.
    Sean Gutsell
    Construction Manager TFL‚ NDUP- SSR Upgrade
  •   Carl Messer
    I have used OCL for over 8 years now not only as a labour agency but also carrying out contracted price work for the Giffen Group, I have always been extremely pleased with not only the efficiency of their service but the quality of their work.
    Carl Messer
    Head of Operations LUL – Giffen Group
  • Lloyd Jenkins
    I have worked with OCL Group on several rail projects. I have been very impressed by their professional, customer orientated approach to all aspects of works. They are a contractor who consistently deliver a high quality end product at a competitive price with attention to detail and I would not hesitate to recommend OCL Group for rail related projects.
    Lloyd Jenkins
    Professional Head of Infrastructure - Old Dalby Test Track