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Star Lane DLR Station, East London

Bespoke Cantilever Platform Canopy

Project: Star Lane DLR Station, East London
Principal Contractor: Skanska Volker Rail Joint Venture
Value: circa £450,000
Product: Cantilever canopy
Size: 58 metres long x 8 metres wide
Programme: 40 weeks

A double cantilevered canopy provides shelter for rail passengers. The canopy was designed in line with architects intent and features a monopitch glazed section to allow natural light through onto the platform. An architectural ‘Bullnose’ and soffit provide aesthetically pleasing lines, while hiding unsightly steel structure. These features combine to give a modern clean look to the canopy.

  • Galvanized mild steel CHS columns and spine beam
  • Galvanized mild steel Structural Tee Cantilever Arms
  • 2mm pressed Aluminium Soffit Panels
  • Aluminium Patent Glazing Bars
  • 10.8mm Laminated Safety Glass
  • ‘Ashzip’ Standing Seam Aluminium Roofing System
  • 2 Pack epoxy paint finish
  • Hidden gutter and downpipe, internally drained through Main CHS Columns
  • Low-pitch roof angle
  • Fall restraint system fixed to Standing Seam Roof
  • Butyl rubber lining to gutters to ensure leak free gutters for life of canopy