29 Apr 20

Filed in Case Studies

Kirkcaldy Seawall

Severe storms led to significant damage to the revetment and adjacent seawall, notably creating voids which had the potential to further threaten the integrity of the structure. In addition, the seawall is located adjacent to residential properties, presenting a heightened risk to the public, mainly due to a potential void opening on the landward side… Read more »

12 Mar 20

Filed in Case Studies

Weaver Wave Barrier

Weaver Sluices form part of the canal water management system which operates between the Manchester Shipping Canal and the Mersey Estuary. Constructed in the 1890’s, this Victorian structure has two main functions, to create a navigable waterway, and to discharge excess water from the canal into the estuary, reducing flood risk. To protect the sluice… Read more »

14 Sep 18

Filed in Case Studies

Buckie Harbour – North Pier Refacing Work

In 2018 Southbay were awarded the contract to carry out the refacing works to the north pier at Buckie Harbour by Moray Council. The works included the installation of a new 45m sheet pile wall drilled into bedrock, concrete infill behind the sheet piles along with a new concrete deck structure. The north pier which… Read more »

23 Feb 17

Filed in Case Studies, News

Prince Charles Wharf Extension – Port of Dundee

In February 2017 works commenced on Prince Charles Wharf Extension at the Port of Dundee. The existing structure has lain un-operational for approximately 13 years and had suffered significant failures both during the original construction (2002) and after initial remedial works were undertaken. These works were planned to restore the wall and quayside to full… Read more »

06 Dec 16

Filed in Case Studies, News

Greenwich Wall Foundation

In late 2016 Southbay were awarded the contract to install river wall protection at an area of the River Thames foreshore directly in front of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. The foreshore had been eroded by vessel scour and tidal currents of the river. This erosion has significantly reduced the level of the river… Read more »