Standard: LUL - G054A


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The Scope of this Guidance Document covers all the Earth Structures assets owned by LU through the following life cycle stages:

a) Inception and design

b) Construction, installation, testing and commissioning

c) Inspection

d) Analytical assessment

e) Condition assessment and certification

f) Maintenance

g) Strengthening and renewal

h) Decommissioning


The purpose of this Guidance Document is to support LU Standard S1054 (Civil Engineering – Earth Structures) and give guidance on established good practice solutions that meet the requirements of that standard. Hereinafter in this Guidance Document any references to "the Standard" relate to that standard.

The Earth Structure assets comprise:

a) embankments of soil with slopes more than 1m high;

b) cutting slopes of soil and rock (chalk) more than 1m high.

LU guidance on established good practice solutions of a general nature applying to all civil engineering assets, including the Earth Structure assets, is provided in LU Guidance Document G050 (Civil Engineering – Common Requirements) that supports LU Standard S1050 (Civil Engineering – Common Requirements). Those documents should be consulted along with this Guidance Document.

Organization: London Underground Library
Document Number: g054a
Publish Date: 2014-12-01
Page Count: 106
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
G-054 Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2007-10-01 Status: INAC