ULLAPOOL TERMINAL BUILDING EXTENSION
The existing terminal building had to be extended to provide an increased area for passengers sailing on the new ferry MV Loch Seaforth and to provide first floor access to a new Passenger Access System to suit the new vessel.
Client – Ullapool Harbour Trustees
Completion – 2015
Value – £2m
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Preliminary design development working with local architect; detailed structural design of steelwork and general structural advice.
- Structural steelwork – 31t
- Area of building – 400m²
The terminal building was originally designed for a 2nd storey so new steelwork could connect onto ground floor steel columns. Curved roof with balcony on seaward face to increase floor area and internal columns removed with trusses. First Floor connected into the new passenger access system to use exit stairs for emergency exit to building. Two new lifts installed for disabled access to passenger access system and first floor.
Project Manager & Architect – Matheson MacKenzie Ross
M&E Consultant – Rybka Ltd
Main Contractor – McGregor Construction (Highlands) Ltd
Steelwork & Cladding – AJ Engineering Ltd