AM&G Construction & Civil Engineering were engaged by the Client to carry out a Project Management role on the reclamation of the former Neptune shipyard at Wallsend, Tyne & Wear.

Duties primarily involved the management and coordination of reclamation activities as well as management of specialist subcontractors, liaison with the Client and Engineers as works progressed as well as the management of Health & Safety on site.

The reclaimed site was prepared for the construction of a new wind turbine manufacturing facility and associated offices and hard standings.

Principal activities included:-

Setting-out, Surveying, and Measurement Control of all works on site.
Excavation and breaking of redundant slabs, piles, and buried foundations.
Protection of services.
Bulk earthworks, excavation, filling and compaction of engineered fill to an end product specification to support follow on building works.
Processing of artificial hard materials (crushing) to specified gradings for re-use in the works.
Processing (screening) and conditioning (moisture content) of excavated and processed soils for re-engineering in the works.
Management of water on-site including tidal flows.
Construction of ‘contiguous piled reinforced concrete retaining wall and RC capping beam to retain adjacent highway and facilitate sewer diversion works.
NWL pumping main diversion and construction of new Pumping Station.
Construction of a new capping beam to the existing river wall.
Management of Health, Safety, and Welfare on site.