George Leslie Ltd

Key Facts

  • Client: Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd
  • Engineer: AECOM
  • Conditions of contract: NEC Option A
  • Contract value: £1,500,000
  • Duration of works: November 2014 - April 2015

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Marine Works

Gourock Ferry Terminal Berthing Steps

The project provided stepped berthing platforms to accommodate passenger-only services at varying   states of the tide adjacent to the existing vehicle linkspan berth which had previously been used for the smaller, passenger ferry services.

12 x 762mm diam x 25m long tubular piles, were installed to support new open-mesh flooring platforms, with an additional 12 x 908mm diam tubular fender piles along the front complete with rubbing strips, hooks and shackle points for vessel mooring.

A temporary, piled crane platform was created to enable the works to be constructed from the landward side, dispensing with the need for floating plant. Additional landward works around the terminal included new handrailing, barriers, walkways and passenger shelters as well as road surfacing renewal.

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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