The project involved the construction of a new Ferry Terminal facility for the busy port of Brodick on the Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde, encompassing three main elements of a new terminal building, land-side marshalling areas complete with taxi rank, drop-off/pick-up areas and bus stances and a new berthing structure complete with link-span to accommodate a new 100m long vessel. The contract was awarded on a contractor’s Alternative Tender, which offered a £2.05m saving on the conforming bid.
Main Elements of Marine Works:
120m x 20m ‘open’ piled structure
762mm & 711mm diam tubular piles
30t pre-stressed concrete cross-beams
Pre-cast & in-situ concrete deck
40m long tubular fender piles
Parallel-motion fendering system
New link-span with lifting structures
Overhead Passenger Access System
Main ‘Landside’ Works & New Terminal Building:
9,000sqm of land reclamation
250m pre-cast retaining wall
16,000t x 2t-4t rock armouring
35,000t of rock and general bulk infill
15,000sm of blacktop, concrete & paving finishes
New marshalling areas, taxi rank, drop-off & pick-up points, and bus stances complete with shelters
60m x 20m two storey steel-frame building with sandstone & glazed cladding and full services, incorporating a Biomass system
GL making a return visit to the Sound of Kerrera off Oban, to undertake substantial repairs to the breakwater which suffered collision damage following an altercation with a workboat earlier this year.
14th December 2018
Michael Matheson MSP and Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity covered all his portfolios at the official opening of the new Polmadie Footbridge giving pedestrian and cycle transport access,
18th September 2018
GL are ahead of the curve in their support for Scottish Water’s recently launched campaign to encourage people to use a refillable bottle to ‘top up from the tap’ with over 250 GL-branded reusable water bottles distributed across the sites over the past three weeks.
27th June 2018