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
value - £3M
duration - 16 weeks
live port environment
Award winning bridge
Engineer - Opus
Design and Build replacement 42-metre single-span rail bridge over the dry dock entrance to the River Usk.
The single span bridge is 5.2m wide, with composite steel and concrete main beams on piled foundations.
With associated earth retaining structures and piled abutments were all undertaken within a tidal estuary, the bridge carries a single railway line on a ballasted track.
WINNER: Institution of Chartered Engineers Roy Edwards Award
Form of Contract - ICC