Improvement to the slipway at Staffin.

STAFFIN SLIPWAY IMPROVEMENTS

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Improvements to jetty including lengthening, heightening, low level landing stage, and all tide berth. Protective rubble mound breakwater providing shelter to Slipway. Walkway on breakwater crest, protected by armour stone wave wall.

Client - The Highland Council Completion - 2000

Value - £0.3m

Showing the walkay at Staffin.

PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Feasibility study, conceptual design, detailed design, project management, full-time supervision of all site work, including underwater inspection of concrete and breakwater armour.

  • Breakwater Rock Armour - 10000m³
  • Breakwater Rock Core - 4000m³
  • Slipway Rockfill - 200m³
  • Slipway Reinforced Concrete - 150m³
  • Low Water Berth and walkway Concrete - 100m³
Far away view at Staffin.

KEY FEATURES

Breakwater constructed with materials from foreshore. Improvements in accessibility, flexibility and protection of existing slipway

CONTRACTORS

Black Isle Civil Engineering

Close up on part of the construction work at Staffin.
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