As the laboratories were continuing with live research during the refurbishment, one of the critical elements was the integration of the new small power feed whilst maintaining the power to experiments and cryogenics. This was achieved by providing temporary and backup power systems continually monitored for the duration of the power down.
Challenges included working in an occupied operational building environment that involved restricted site storage, limited access up the internal staircase and limited vehicle access for deliveries. Communicating with both client and user groups regarding work phasing and accommodating same.
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