LIFEBOAT STATION & SLIPWAY
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 - RNLI PORTISHEAD
VALUE - £2M
DURATION - 37 WEEKS
ESTABLISHED CONSTRUCTION PARTNER
COMPLIANCE WITH MARINE WORKING LICENCE
Architect - Morgan Deisign
Engineer - MJM Structural & Plandescil Ltd
Surveyor - McNaughts
New Lifeboat station comprising; concrete substructure, traditional masonry superstructure, mechanical and electrical installations.
Formation of a precast concrete 66m slipway, installed between the high tidal ranges.
Works also include the extension of an existing marine structure to provide a low-tide launch facility.
Form of Contract - NEC3 Option B