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.
Client – RJ McLeod for BAE Systems
Completion – 2009
Value – £10m
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 pile 1,500 te
- Precast concrete piles 1,074 no.
- Concrete decks and pile infill 7500 m3
- Rubber fendering
- Quayside furniture & Services.
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.
Project Manager – Arch Henderson
Main Contractor – RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd