LOCHBOISDALE PORT OF ENTRY PROJECT

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Extension to busy fishing pier on the island of Barra. 50m new berthing face in water depths up to 15m with partial concrete decking and new services.

Client – Western Isles Council

Completion – 1998

Value – £0.5m

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Feasibility, site survey and investigation; design of all structural elements (in conjunction with Client’s Technical Services Department); preparation of contract documents; site supervision; contract management.

PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS

  • Underwater concrete foundations 50 m³
  • Prefabricated Steelwork 75 t.
  • Precast concrete 140 t.
  • In situ concrete 260 m³
  • Greenheart Fendering 325 l.m.

KEY FEATURES

Prefabrication of main elements for remote site. Accurate underwater setting out to allow rapid site construction. Prompt response to users’ requirements for concept and detailing. Design commendation from Saltire Society.

CONTRACTORS

Main Contractor – Charles Brand Ltd

Diving Works – Stealaway Ltd