Reinforced concrete cascades

Construction of reinforced concrete cascades former Royal Ordnance factory, Buckshaw Village, Chorley, Lancashire.




BAE Systems

Design Engineer & Client's Agent:

Peter Knightingale - BAE Systems.

Adopting Authority:

Chorely Borough Council & South Ribble Borough Council United Utilities.

Project Features:

This project involved the construction of two reinforced concrete cascades in conjunction with two outfall manholes featuring a series of headwalls.

Erosion control matting was used to reinforce the sides of the embankment and the lake bunds.

The remainder of the works consisted of a curved sheet piled wall topped with a reinforced capping beam.

  • Northern Office
  • Millennium House, Euxton Lane,
  • Euxton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 6AE, UK
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  • Southern Office
  • Barley House
  • Duncan Road
  • Park Gate
  • Southampton
  • Hampshire, SO31 1ZT, UK
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