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CLIP 7497

Restoring St Pancras: the project director, the engineer and the architect

Restoring St Pancras: the project director, the engineer and the architect

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Key Info
  • Restoring St Pancras: the project director, the engineer and the architect
  • Duration: 04:49
  • A description of some of the management team roles involved with the restoration of London's St Pancras railway station. The redevelopment of St Pancras was an incredible £800 million architectural restoration and extension of a unique London landmark and spectacular feat of Victorian engineering. First opened in 1868 the station is now an English Heritage Grade 1 listed building. This report showcases its recent £800 million restoration and in particular focuses on a number of the management team roles, including Alastair Lansley the Chief Architect, Ailie MacAdam the project director, and Claire Carr the project engineer.
  • Subject:

    Construction and The Built Environment


    Job Roles

  • Keywords: construct, processes, techniques, sustainable, tools, creation, cost, operative, technical, supervisor, manager, heritage, health, safety, renovate, restore, conserve, conservation, structures, safeguarding, career, progression, jobs, occupation
Ideas for use in class
  • This clip will support teaching of the unit on Methods and Materials and Using Tools at foundation level, Using Tools at higher level and Health, Safety and Environmental Influences and Management Processes at advanced level. It provides a good example of how a high profile restoration project is managed. Following the clip students could at foundation level be asked to identify twelve job roles which exist within civil engineering; at higher level to explore the occupational structure of civil engineering companies in relation to craft, technical, supervisory and management roles; at advanced level to research the career opportunities available within heavy construction and civil engineering companies including their entry requirements.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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