Construction of a 200m inland Surf Lake using ground-breaking Wavegarden cove technology – the first of its kind in the UK. This exciting facility will generate up to 1,000 quality waves per hours, ranging from 50cm (1.7ft) to almost 2m (6.5ft) in height.
The new build also includes an education centre for schools and colleges, a café and bar, a surf shop. There’s also external works for landscaped gardens and car parks
CLIENT - ASSOCIATED BRITISH PORTS (ABP)
VALUE - £1.8M
DURATION - 30 WEEKS
Principal Contractor Service since 2007
Engineer - Bingham Hall
The design and construct of a steel framed single span portal frame building 70m long by 52m wide.
The warehouse provides 3,700 square metres of storage at Newport Dock.
The reinforced concrete retaining walls can resist the weight of the stored materials and any accidental impacts from bulk handling vehicles operating within the building.
Associated infrastructure works included utilising the existing reinforced concrete pavement as the buildings floor slab.
Form of Contract - ICC