CMP-Thames Ltd | Weston Super Mare Pier
CMP were contracted to install tubular driven bearing piles to form new foundations for a reconstruction of the historic Western Super-mare pier. Works were undertaken from marine barges, using conventional impact driving techniques. 30m long piles were driven 20m into the sea-bed, of which 5m penetrated into mudstone Piles driven using a Cx110 hammer and 120t crane working on a 1500t barge Static load tests carried out on piles to prove 4500kN dead-load 12 anchor piles constructed into the rock to allow piles to resist 500kN uplift for the foundation of the new tower
marine piling, marine construction, diving, cofferdams, jack up
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WESTON SUPER-MARE PIER

About This Project

CMP were contracted to install tubular driven bearing piles to form new foundations for a reconstruction of the historic Western Super-mare pier. Works were undertaken from marine barges, using conventional impact driving techniques.

Works Description
  • 30m long piles were driven 20m into the sea-bed, of which 5m penetrated into mudstone
  • Piles driven using a Cx110 hammer and 120t crane working on a 1500t barge
  • Static load tests carried out on piles to prove 4500kN dead-load
  • 12 anchor piles constructed into the rock to allow piles to resist 500kN uplift for the foundation of the new tower
Project

Weston Super-Mare Pier Refurbishment

Location

Weston Super-Mare

Client

Weston Grand Pier

Value

£ 1,500,000

Date
Category
Coastal, Marine, Pier and Marina Construction, Piling, Tubular Driven Piling