George Leslie Ltd

Key Facts

  • Client: Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd
  • Engineer: CH2M & Wallace Stone
  • Conditions of contract: NEC 3 Option A
  • Contract value: £24m
  • Duration of works: Jan 2016 - Aug 2017

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Marine Works

Brodick Ferry Terminal Redevelopment

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

12,000cum dredging

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

News updates


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

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GL return to the Sound of Kerrera

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

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Polmadie Bridge official opening……..

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

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