New harbour at Glensanda Harbour for personnel.

GLENSANDA QUARRY - SMALL BOAT HARBOUR

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

New harbour to accommodate personnel transport launches and harbour lineboats at quarry remote from roads. Excavation of new harbour basin (to -3m C.D). Construction of rock armoured breakwater, and steel sheet piled berthing face with sloping concrete slipway.

Client - Foster Yeoman

Completion - 1996

Value - £0.5m

Wallace stone project at Glensanda Harbour.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Conceptual design, hydraulic design, detailed design, supervision of construction.

PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS

  • Dredging in broken rock and shingle 40,000 m³
  • Rubble mound breakwater 25,000 m³
  • Rock armoured slopes (up to 5t) 10,000 m³
  • Steel sheet piling 100 t
  • Concrete slipway and edge beam 100 m³

KEY FEATURES

Use of available materials and plant at remote location. Economical design allowing dredging with conventional land-based plant. Versatile slipway design allowing safe and efficient landing for personnel and equipment.

CONTRACTORS

Earthworks, dredging - Foster Yeoman

Concrete, piling - R J McLeod (Contractors) Ltd/Foster Yeoman

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