26 May 16

Filed in Case Studies

Broomhill Quay, Amble

Work commenced in January 2013 to repair an 80m section of Broomhill Quay which had been damaged during the floods of 2008. H Piles were driven into the river bed at approx. 4m centres. Precast units constructed on site were then installed between the H piles to form the new quay wall. The wall was… Read more »

25 May 16

Filed in Case Studies

Doddington Bridge

Northumberland County Council contracted Southbay to install a new bridge over the River Till on the edge of Doddington, Wooler in 2011. The existing stone bridge had started to show signs of subsidence after the floods of 2008 and a replacement was needed. The new bridge was positioned approx. 25m south of the stone bridge.… Read more »

24 May 16

Filed in Case Studies

Harrington Harbour

In 2007 Southbay were contracted to carry out concrete repairs to Harrington Habour, Cumbria. Over the years the tide and weather had taken its toll on the harbour and the concrete was failing. The top edge of all the harbour walls and 2no main harbour walls required major concrete repairs to be carried out. The… Read more »

23 May 16

Filed in Case Studies

HMS Calliope

In August 2011 the RFCA (Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association) awarded the contract to replace approximately 52m of quay wall to Southbay. The works at HMS Calliope on the bank of the River Tyne in Newcastle will see a new sheet piled wall installed behind the existing stone quay wall. The works included: Boreholes Make… Read more »

22 May 16

Filed in Case Studies

Howdon Quay Extension

Howdon Quay Extension which was awarded to Southbay in April 2011 by Bouygues TP as part of the New Tyne Crossing project. The new 90m long extension to the quay will increase the berthing facilities of the Port of Tyne. It involves the construction of an industrial heavy duty suspended quay of reinforced concrete over… Read more »