LEVERBURGH SLIPWAY – ISLE OF HARRIS
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
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Provision of detailed alternative design of elements of slipway and fendering to suit Contractors preferred method of working.
- 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.
Principal Contractor – RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd