Construction Gallery

Aust Wharf Road Area

Aust Wharf Road - March 2018
Construction of flood gate structure Aust Jetty - March 2022
Excavation adjacent to the existing flood defence wall - January 2021
Construction of flood defence walls with access maintained to Aust Cliff - March 2022
The completed flood wall, consisting of printed concrete panels with a natural stone cladding pattern - September 2021
Flood defence wall, facing onto the estuary, with built-in oak habitat shelves - September 2021

Mitchells Salt Outfall - Chittening Warth

Chittening Warth prior to works starting - January 2021
Concrete blinding placed to formation of North transition wall - November 2021
Construction of North transition wall - December 2021
Construction of North transition wall - February 2022

Cake Pill - Outfall Structure

Existing outfall structure at Cake Pill - March 2018
Cake Pill - March 2021
Backfill being placed on either side of the northern transition wall - May 2021

Chestle Pill Outfall

Chestle Pill prior to the start of works
Installation of transition wall - June 2021
The height of the existing structure has been raised - September 2021

New Passage Flood Defence Wall

Construction of a temporary access track - June 2021
Construction of a temporary access track - June 2021
Backfill being placed on the estuary side of the flood defence wall. The glass panels will be installed on the new flood defence wall - September 2021
Installation of hybrid glass panel flood defence panel - February 2022
Installed section of hybrid glass panel flood defence - February 2022

Cake Pill Outfall Structure

Existing outfall structure at Cake Pill - March 2018
Cake Pill - March 2021
Backfill being placed on either side of the northern transition wall - May 2021
Maintenance access tracks and access steps - May 2022

Passage Road Area

Passage Road embankment prior to works starting - January 2020
Ground investigation - September 2020
Drainage ditch being excavated between flood embankment and Passage Road - May 2022
Finishing works to maintenance access track on flood embankment at Passage Road

Severn Beach to Chittening

Existing flood defence berm and revetment - March 2018
Topsoil being stripped from the existing embankment - March 2021
Flood defence wall installed - September 2021

Northwick Warth Flood Embankment

Fill being loaded into dumper from stockpile area - April 2021
Fill material being placed to construct earth flood embankment - May 2021
Placing of fill and compaction - June 2021

Avonmouth Docks River Avon Sheet Piled Flood Defence Wall

Unexploded ordnance proving trench ahead of piling works - March 2022
Coring to remove obstructions ahead of piling - May 2022
Sheet-piling along the River Avon - May 2022

Avonmouth Docks Fuel Depot Sheet-Piled Defence Wall

Ground investigation along length of proposed sheet-piled flood defence wall - June 2021
Temporary bridge installation for access during piling - September 2021
Start of sheet-piled flood defence wall installation - February 2022
Sheet piling progressing north - March 2022

Avon Severnside Industrial Estate

Existing flood embankment along River Avon - January 2022
Improvements to flood embankment - February 2022
Improved flood embankment with maintenance access path - February 2022

Lamplighter's Marsh

Vegetation clearence - December 2019
Trial holes to locate existing services - October 2021
Installation of filter drain - March 2022

New Pill Sheet-Piled Defence Wall

Prior to works commencing - November 2019
Area following vegetation clearence - March 2021
Installation of sheet pile flood defence wall - September 2021
Footpath and drainage complete - March 2022