Lombard Wharf, London (Barratt)Surface Transport & Logistics

Lombard Wharf is part of a multi-use development located in London Borough of Wandsworth. We were tasked to understand and advise on the complex construction environment.

Lombard Wharf was a proposed development in a complex environment with adjacent railway tracks and air traffic from helicopters. It was our task to guide the client with our expertise in the railway industry and advanced modelling.


Developer, Barratt London are to construct a 28 storey mixed-use development comprising up to 135 apartments and up to 618 sq. metres of commercial floor space located at 12 – 14 Lombard road, Battersea, in the London Borough of Wandsworth. The development will comprise of one, two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses with stunning views across London.

Award-winning architects, Patel Taylor, have created a distinctive building with a dynamic design that provides a different visual experience from every angle. The lower levels are oval shaped whilst the upper levels are plectrum shaped, with the development having curved and rotating balconies with a sloping balustrade and a fully glazed façade.

However, the proposed development is adjacent to a busy operational railway line as well as being near a Heliport nearby. The location therefore required careful due diligence and experienced advisory to assist Barratt though the planning and railway governance process.


Q Sustain was appointed by Barratt London as specialist consultancy in relation to the adjacent railway and achieve agreement with Network Rail that the development would not adversely affect the nearby operational railway.

Following on from this element of work, Q Sustain also assisted Barratt London to undertake a glare study for the nearby London Heliport in order to evaluate the risk from the proposed Lombard Road development with respect of the helicopter flight paths and operations.


Q Sustain Ltd managed objection from the local Heliport with a complex study and analysis and managed the Stakeholder though various meetings to explain the findings and analysis. Q Sustain also worked closely with Network Rail and local Rail Operating Company on the route. This complex study in partnership with Arup Lighting resolved

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The detail of the report was excellent to see and much appreciated by everyone who read it. This is far above reports of a similar nature that we have had in the past from other providers. It was also greatly appreciated that the team were willing to do more than one site visit to ensure as much information could be gathered to inform the report.

Alex Fay
Energy and Environment Delivery Manager, Northern Rail

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