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Helvick West Pier

Project:       Helvick West Pier Repairs

Client:         Waterford County Council

Location:    Helvick Harbour, Co Waterford


Brief Overview:

These works involved the demolition and reconstruction repair works to the West Pier at Helvick Harbour, Co. Waterford. The pier is of concrete construction and was in a state of disrepair.

The site is located at the at Helvick Harbour, Co. Waterford. The harbour is a busy fishing harbour and is home to the RNLI Helvick Head Lifeboat Station. The area is tidal and subject to high winds and wave overtopping.


Key Elements

  • Protection of existing services
  • Take down and set aside lighting
  • Initial investigation works (bathymetric and geotechnical)
  • Demolition works
  • Excavations
  • Piling works
  • Pre-cast concrete works
  • In-situ concrete works
  • New ladder
  • Handrails
  • Re-installation of lighting