07 May 16

Filed in Case Studies

Roker Pier Major Maintenance Works 2014

Major maintenance works have been completed ahead of programme on the 111 year old historic Roker Pier in Sunderland for Sunderland City Council. The schedule of works included below-water repairs to the foundations of the pier, repointing areas of the pier walls and renewing the concrete pier deck. The excavation of the old pier deck… Read more »

06 May 16

Filed in Case Studies

Sabic Petrochemicals Jetty 3

In April 2012 we carried out the replacement of the end fendering systems on Jetty No3 at Sabic Petrochemicals, Teesport. Due to restricted access to the jetty, all plant and prefabricated materials were loaded onto a barge at the Port of Sunderland and shipped to the River Tees. Working initially from a barge the existing… Read more »

05 May 16

Filed in Case Studies

Seahouses Breakwater

After years of wave damage the north and south breakwaters at Seahouses required extensive major concrete repairs, this work was carried out in 2008 by Southbay. The site itself was on a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and access to plant and equipment was strictly controlled. The surrounding area was also listed as a… Read more »

04 May 16

Filed in Case Studies

Simon Storage Jetty 1 Upgrade

Southbay were employed to upgrade the berthing facilities at Simon Storage, Teesside. The Jetty Upgrade works to Jetty 1 were necessary to enable larger capacity vessels to use the berthing facility, this was a design and build contract and Fairhurst were our design consultants for the scheme which included the following:- Dismantle and remove the… Read more »

03 May 16

Filed in Case Studies

Sunderland Coastal Maintenance

In 2008 Southbay were awarded a 2 year maintenance framework agreement by Sunderland City Council for all of their coastal maintenance. The works ranged from minor sea wall and groyne repairs to new beach access ramps. During the 2 years Southbay carried out various works, many of them working against the tide in harsh conditions.… Read more »