Design work from Wallace Stone of Leverburgh Slipway.

LEVERBURGH SLIPWAY - ISLE OF HARRIS

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Reinforced concrete slipway with timber fendering to accommodate `Loch and `Island Class ferry vessels.

Client - RJ McLeod for Western Isles Council Completion - 1996

Value - £0.6m

On-shore view at Leverburgh Slipway.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Provision of detailed alternative design of elements of slipway and fendering to suit Contractors preferred method of working.

PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS

KEY FEATURES

  • Rock armoured rock foundation bund - 1200m³
  • Reinforced Concrete Slipway - 300m³
  • Greenheart Timber Fendering - 180l.m.

Substitution of locally available rock fill armour for imported steel sheet piling and concrete mattresses at remote island site. Incorporation of temporary works materials into permanent works. Close co-operation between design team and construction team to achieve design improvement and project cost saving.

CONTRACTORS

Principal Contractor - RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd

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