The promenade sea wall adjacent to Lochranza Ferry Terminal had suffered partial collapse and had been fenced-off for safety reasons for a number of years resulting in a significant loss of amenity at this popular tourist destination on the Isle of Arran. The work comprised the demolition of the existing wall and the replacement with a new fibre-reinforced in-situ concrete structure. The area behind the wall was infilled and surface to provide a new pedestrian walkway and additional parking spaces.
Rock armour protection work was also undertaken alongside the slipway.
To enable the work to be carried out, a submariner’s memorial had to be temporarily removed and then reinstated at the end of the works and praise was received from the submariners association for the quality of the final reinstatement.
For the duration of the contract the GL team were welcomed within the community and despite having to contend with a construction site on their doorstep, the reinstatement and restoration of the amenity of the area was universally welcomed.
The overall project involves the off-site fabrication and installation of a new linkspan structure at Oban Ferry Terminal for client Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMal).
12th February 2019
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