The International Quarter (TIQ)

Stratford, London

Plots 7 & 8 of TIQ were the first phase of Lend Lease’s major development in Stratford. The project consisted of 2 residential blocks of 17 and 30 storeys. Byrne Bros. delivered a reinforced concrete frame construction starting with large foundation pads above piles. A central core on each tower was achieved using jumpform systems typically 3 floors ahead of slabs.

This system produced a good finish on the walls to allow for direct painting within stair cores.

Floor slabs were typically 550 - 600 m2 each and incorporated pre-cast balconies at the perimeter.

The balconies included a cast in thermal break and connection bars to improve thermal performance and increase the structures sustainability.This also allowed the balconies to be installed prior to the concrete pour for the slabs. Average 6 day cycle achieved for floor concrete slabs. Two sets of climbing screens were deployed on each tower to ensure the safety of our teams, the first used to encapsulate the concrete works at the top as the structure progressed; the second used for cladding works on completed structure below.


Stratford, London

Main Contractor

Lend Lease

Principal Place