The British Tunnelling Society
The BTS is a vibrant group of tunnelling professionals which spreads knowledge amongst members and the tunnelling industry.
An overview through the subjects of road tunnels, looking at:
This event should provide greater context for those just starting out in tunnelling who think it is all “muck, build, muck, build”.
John Nicholas is National Highways Tunnel Manager for Hindhead, Round Hill and Southwick Tunnels, the Asset Needs Manager for the Southeast, and the Operations strategic lead for Tunnels.
After leaving CSM, John enjoyed a number of roles in tunnelling, pipe-jacking and micro-tunnelling, up and down the East-coast of Ireland, to CTRL, with periods working on Railtrack’s Southern Region and with Tube Lines, finally settling for well over a decade into road tunnel management through a variety of roles with TfL, including Tunnel Operations & Maintenance Manager, Contract Manager (covering the Docklands Roads Tunnels) and Tunnel Manager (including Silvertown, for a while).
John is also a dad of boys, a school governor, an active committee member of the UK Road Tunnel Association, and has been an irregular attendee, but staunch supporter, of the BTS.
In the heart of Belfast is a testament to time, resilience, and community spirit—Templemore Baths, the only surviving Victorian baths of its kind on the island of Ireland. Join us on a captivating journey through its transformation—a triumph of restoration, and an investment in the community's future.
This event is primarily for those living and working in Republic of Ireland who are planning on achieving Incorporated or Chartered Membership with the ICE.