Wallace Stone work at BAE Systems Shipyard, Govan, Glasgow.

GOVAN AIRCRAFT CARRIER BERTH ENABLING WORKS

Strengthening works to quayside slabs and quay walls at BAE Systems Shipyard, Govan, in preparation for the assembly of sections of the CVF aircraft carrier build programme.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Client RJ McLeod for BAE Systems

Completion 2009

Value £10m

Work underway at Govan.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Detailed design of marine civil works including; sheet piled quay wall, heavy lift quayside deck (20 te/m2) comprising RC slab on tubular steel bearing piles; high load hardstanding area (20 te/m2) comprising RC slab on precast concrete bearing piles; general ground bearing RC quayside area slabs; general drainage and services.

Tubular Steel Piles in Govan.

PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS

  • Tubular Steel pile 1,500 te
  • Precast concrete piles 1,074 no.
  • Concrete decks and pile infill 7500 m3
  • Rubber fendering
  • Quayside furniture & Services.

KEY FEATURES

Wallace Stone design work at Govan.

Rapid development of detailed design to a very tight programme; fast response to developments on site; variety of designs targeted to specific ground conditions sheet piles, steel tubular piles, reinforced concrete piles, suspended concrete flat slabs, concrete ground bearing slabs.

CONTRACTORS

Project Manager - Arch Henderson

Main Contractor - RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd

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