Heathrow Terminal 2 Concourse A Phase 1


The construction of London Heathrow Terminal 2 marks the next phase of development to maintain Heathrow’s standing as a world class airport with exceptional passenger experience. Terminal 2 is set to be one of the most modern airport terminals in the world, offering passengers improved service, better facilities and faster connections.

Robert Bird Group provided structural engineering design services to support the Contractor in their application of a Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) strategy on this prestigious project.

Robert Bird Group’s scope included the conversion of the 800m long basement perimeter retaining walls and 30,000m2 of suspended ground floor slab from reinforced concrete designs to precast concrete solutions. This aimed to produce a high quality structure, which could be erected efficiently, whilst minimising health and safety risks on site.

Project Value:
£150 million
Year Completed:
Building Metrics:
30,000 of suspended precast concrete system
Expanded Limited

Foster & Partners
(Ferrovial Agroman / Laing O’Rourke JV)
Robert Bird Group Services:
Structural Engineering

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Robert Bird Group provide outstanding innovative and buildable structural design solutions in all sectors across the globe.


Robert Bird Group’s Civil Engineers provide engineering design services from concept and planning through detailed design on to construction and maintenance, with the potential for ongoing management and advice for the operating life of a project.


Future growth forecasts for aviation passenger travel are staggering, with the IATA predicting that global passenger numbers will double from 2015 to 2035.

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