Search results for: Colwyn Bay

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  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Colwyn Bay Waterfront Project – Phase 1b/c – was one of the winning projects at Wales Engineering Awards 2017. The ICE Wales Cymru 2017 Project Awards – which celebrate the contribution of civil engineering – saw projects from across Wales compete for a number of awards. Commending the entrants, ICE Wales Cymru Director, Keith Jones said, “our awards celebrate […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Colwyn Bay Waterfront Project has been shortlisted for the annual ICE Wales Cymru Awards. The awards celebrate outstanding engineering achievement across the country and include the George Gibby Award, Roy Edwards Award, Bill Ward Sustainability Award, Designed in Wales Award, Studies and Research Award, and the Emerging Engineers Award. The Colwyn Bay Project (Phase 1b/c) […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Conwy County Borough Council recently hired HR Wallingford to conduct physical modelling of the Colwyn Bay’s new beach defenses. “The Council wants to assure the longevity of the new beach, which has to date involved the placing of approximately 500,000m³ of dredged material, and has commissioned HR Wallingford to conduct physical modelling to estimate its future […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colwyn Bay beach has seen approximately 220,000m3 of sand imported onto the beach since work began on 18 April to bring in material which has been taken from the sea bed as part of an ongoing sea defence project in the town. The last load of sand was delivered at high tide on Sunday evening […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    This video shows how the sand is being piped onto the beach at Colwyn Bay from the suction dredger Barent Zannen, which is moored off shore. The heavy plant machines on shore are creating a new beach, and by the end of April it should be as high as the sea wall. This project is […]

  • 9 February 2012

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer), a recognised provider of physical processes advice to the coastal sector, has been awarded a coastal modelling study to support the Colwyn Bay Waterfront Project. This project will see major redevelopment of the town’s seafront into a well protected and attractive area for all users and visitors, so there […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Conwy County Borough Council is seeking a contractor for the Coastal Defense Maintenance – 4 Year Term Service Contract.  The Council manages over 50km of artificial sea defense infrastructure which includes the promenades at Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Llanfairfechan and Penmaenmawr. Currently, within the domain of the Council, the shoreline management plan is to “hold the […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Galliford Try project has won the Civil/Infrastructure Project of the Year category of the Builder & Engineer magazine awards. The scheme at Colwyn Bay in north Wales primarily involved the dredging and pumping of 220,000 cubic meters of sand from the bed of the Irish Sea onto the town’s beach to raise its level […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    This video shows the Rhos on Sea beach replenishment project. It’s part of Conwy County Council’s Waterfront project which is providing sea defences and improvements in Colwyn Bay. The first load of sand was pumped ashore from an offshore dredger through a specially constructed steel pipeline to the beach in front of the new Porth […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Conwy County Borough Council has invited Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified companies for the following activities: – Obtaining approximately 300,000 tonnes of sea dredged sand (nom. d50 = 0.2-0.4mm) from existing offshore licensed dredging areas, transporting it to the site by sea and placing it to profile on the beach at Colwyn Bay; – […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is currently taking place at North Shore Beach, Llandudno, to help shore up sea defences following this winter’s severe storms. These defences have been in place since 2000 and this work is taking place to bring them back up to their design standard; a total of 30,000m³ of beach material is being delivered to […]