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  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey visited Morecambe today (19 October) to officially open the town’s new flood defenses. Funded by £10.8m central government grant-in-aid funding, the wave reflection wall defense will reduce flood risk to 11,400 homes and has a design life of 100 years, taking into consideration climate change and sea level rise. Led by […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    VolkerWessels UK is inviting the public to visit eight of their high-profile construction sites, between 19 – 24 March, as part of Open Doors 2018. According to the company, the annual event – delivered by Build UK in partnership with The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) -sees contractors open live construction sites to the public, […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the first phase of a multi-million pound project to replace Morecambe’s wave reflection wall is progressing well.  So far 586 meters of wall have been replaced between Morecambe Town Hall and Broadway and construction of a new ‘up and over’ feature is underway opposite Thornton Road. Coun Janice Hanson, Lancaster City Council’s […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Joint venture VBA is set to start work next week on the first phase of a multi-million pound project to replace Morecambe’s wave reflection wall. VBA, comprising of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, is the main contractor for the project which will also see VolkerStevin’s sister company VolkerBrooks working on casting for the wall. Mark […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lancaster City Council has commissioned ABPmer to prepare a Coastal Management Strategy for the Morecambe Town frontage. The purpose of the strategy is to implement the shoreline management plan policies in a sustainable and cost effective manner. The focus is to understand the effectiveness of the existing coastal defences and to identify any necessary amendments, […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has confirmed that they plan to dredge part of the River Lune near Lancaster as soon as possible. Morecambe’s MP David Morris revealed this information during his recent visit to the Lancaster John O Gaunt Rowing Club on Halton Road in Skerton. The club was flooded in December, but has since made huge progress thanks to […]

  • 2 March 2012

    Peel Ports Limited has awarded the Port of Heysham’s North Quay dredging contract to the Associated British Ports. Recent surveys of the harbour indicated that levels of silt adjacent to the North Quay have built up and compromise vessel access and that dredging is required to improve the berth availability. Heysham Port is the 24 […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Peel Ports Limited has invited bids for the dredging of Port of Heysham’s North Quay, Lancashire. Recent surveys of the harbour indicated that levels of silt adjacent to the North Quay have built up and compromise vessel access and that dredging is required to improve the berth availability. Dredging services required for a quantity (to […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Peel Ports is seeking contractors for the Port of Heysham dredging project. The Peel Group reveals a plan which includes dredging 36,000 cubic metres of silt from the North Quay area and dumping of the dredged silt at sea. “Recent surveys of the harbour indicated that levels of silt adjacent to the North Quay have […]