Westport Slipway and Pontoon

  • Client: Mayo County Council
  • Location: Westport, County Mayo

About this Project

P&D Lydon carried out the design and installation of a slipway and pontoon at the quays in urban town of Westport.

Works involved;

  • Installation of an insitu concrete slipway and walls to include works below low tide water level
  • Installation of decorative insitu parapet wall
  • Full Design, install and certification of floating pontoon system – total length of pontoon approx. 40m with 2 no floating access platforms
  • Full Design, supply , install and certification of cantilever platform
  • Full design, supply , install and certification of pile runner system up to 5 m high fixed to quay walls inc design of connections
  • Dredging of existing seabed, deep excavations along edge of existing quay wall 7m in depth
  • Foundations installation below bed / water level
  • 2 no access platform fixed to HEB pile guides and 2 no access gangways


All works carried out taking into consideration tides and within the confines of a live working pier

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