George Leslie Ltd

Key Facts

  • Client: Riskend Aggregates
  • Engineer: Wallace Stone LLP
  • Conditions of contract: NEC 3 Short Form
  • Contract value: £300k
  • Duration of works: Oct - Dec 2016

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Marine Works

Great Harbour, Greenock – Berth Improvements

Riskend Aggregates Ltd operates the South Quay of Greenock Great Harbour to handle the import and recycling of aggregates and building materials.

The existing quay construction comprises a suspended reinforced concrete loading slab supported on king-pile walls. This project was to repair and replace greenheart timber fender panels to provide a solid, fendered, timber quay wall.

The work involved:

  • Removal of the existing rubber fendering
  • Installation of 350mm x 350mm greenheart piles in groups of 4nr
  • Connecting pile groups with horizontal timber walings
  • Fixing vertical intercostal timbers between piles

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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George Leslie Ltd, Blackbyres Road, Barrhead, Glasgow, G78 1DU  |  |  +44 (0)141 881 9131