GLENSANDA QUARRY – SMALL BOAT HARBOUR
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
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Conceptual design, hydraulic design, detailed design, supervision of construction.
- 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
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.
Earthworks, dredging – Foster Yeoman
Concrete, piling – R J McLeod (Contractors) Ltd/Foster Yeoman