27 May 16

Filed in Case Studies

A&P Tyne

Southbay were award the contract to construct a new heavy-duty quay 100m on which A&P Tyne was to assemble sections for the new Ministery of Defense aircraft carrier. The new 100m long quay incorporating a piled concrete deck with an area 2200m2 of which 1500m2 is suspended and a ground bearing slab at the rear… Read more »

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 »