C271 - Piccadilly Basin Marina & Canal Renovation, Rochdale Canal, Manchester

Client
Town Centre Securities

Project
Canal renovation & construction of a new marina as part of a major city centre commercial, residential & leisure development.

Description

major development in the heart of manchester

Construction of new marina on the Rochdale Canal, as part of a major development in the heart of Manchester. Works include the dewatering and overpumping of canal throughflows, the excavation and disposal of fill materials within the abandoned and partially infilled 200M length of canal, including the handling and disposal of highly contaminated silts and water (including special waste). Sheet piling, exposure, power washing, inspection and repair/reconstruction of the existing brickwork and masonry canal walls, lock repairs and renovation. Excavation for new marina (4500 cu.m), construction of RC brick faced marina walls, together with copings and hardwood fenders. Liaison with British Waterways, the Environment Agency, Manchester City Council and NWW throughout the works.

Study Project Date  
C625 - Mini Hydro Electricity Scheme in Bainbridge, North Yorkshire 01/02/2011
C478 - Paperhouse Footbridge Replacement, Norden, Rochdale 01/06/2006
C292 - Rochdale Canal Restoration 01/03/2002
C271 - Piccadilly Basin Marina & Canal Renovation, Rochdale Canal, Manchester 01/09/2000

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