London Tube station lift shafts


Scott Brownrigg
Thermal modelling of London Tube lift shafts ensured they could safely operate in all temperatures. Photo credit: Scott Brownrigg

Thermal modelling for London Tube station lift shafts

Unique project required sophisticated thermal modelling to ensure lift shafts operated within permitted temperature ranges

The challenge

Two new lift shafts needed to be installed at Cockfosters and Mill Hill East Tube stations in London.
  • The lift shafts extended from street to station level.
  • Temperature range needed to be within 5-40 degrees at all time.

The solution


  • Complex thermal models completed ensuring Tube station lift shafts never operate outside of permitted temperature ranges.
“The team at Darren Evans has been instrumental to the ongoing success of this project and the relationship that we have with our client. “Their work was accurate and time sensitive. I am really pleased with the way that they have approached the project and the support they have given.”
Michael Freude, associate architect and shareholder
Scott Brownrigg

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