For information about remaining Crossrail construction works visit our Near You interactive map. For information about the Elizabeth line please visit the Transport for London website.

Environmental Minimum Requirements (including Crossrail Construction Code)

Crossrail has finalised and published the Environmental Minimum Requirements.

The construction of Crossrail will be governed by the Environmental Minimum Requirements which comprises:

1. General Principles
2. The Construction Code
3. The Planning & Heritage Memorandum
4. The Environmental Memorandum

This provides controls which contractors and others working to build the railway will work under. It was developed by Cross London Rail Links with the Local Authorities and Statutory Agencies. The Planning and Heritage Memorandum was signed by eighteen local authorities that wished to become qualifying authorities for the purposes of the Act (see Information Paper B5).