Flannery worked in partnership with Balfour Beatty to under take a trial on the Lower Thames Crossing enabling works utilising the Safety Shield intelligent detection system. The project involved undertaking the excavation of numerous trial holes on the North and South of the Thames working with a team of archaeologists who were tasked with reviewing all excavated materials to inspect of evidence of historical remains.The project involves a number of archaeologists working in close proximity to the excavators across the project site.