Tilbury 2 Port Expansion


  • Location

    Tilbury, Essex

  • Client

    Port of Tilbury London Ltd

  • Main Contractor

    John Graham Construction

  • Value


  • Duration

    40 Weeks

  • Project



Kelly Formwork (UK) Ltd are presently carrying out works on behalf of John Graham Construction Ltd on the Tilbury 2 Port Expansion, a new port terminal on the north bank of the River Thames. This is a Roll On Roll Off facility. 

The works principally comprise of:

A new over bridge 65m long together with abutments at each end and three support piers which will span across diverted railway lines and road.

An approach ramp to the bridge 150m long.

Three attenuation tanks, each 70 x 21m on plan.

Reinforced concrete drainage trenches of overall length of 665m.

A conveyor culvert of overall length of 90m.

Numerous foundations for buildings.

Ancillary works of lighting tower bases, electrical chambers and communication chambers.

Despite extremely difficult ground and weather conditions Kelly Formwork have consistently maintained programme if not improved on it, achieving required key dates, and are on course to a successful completion.