RJ McLeod

Shawfield Site 1 Public Realm

Client: Clyde Gateway Developments Ltd
Value: £2.07M
Engineer: Turner and Townsend
Completed: 2015

Shawfield (1)

The contract was for the construction of high quality public realm plazas, pedestrian and cycling thoroughfares, riverside amphitheatre with seating terraces and SUDS drainage including a new pond and associated swales. Formal tree avenues and woodland were planted and street furniture installed. Also included were services such as water and telecoms infrastructure, ducting for future developments and lighting/electrical works including a new 11kV substation.

Shawfield (2)

Key Issues:
• Significant component of the works to be completed in advance of the 2014 Commonwealth Games
• Working in close proximity to other contractors
• Protection measures undertaken due to contaminated land issues
• Working adjacent to the River Clyde
• Close liaison with local businesses in order to minimise disruption

Shawfield (3)

Principal Elements included:
Surfacing 5,700m2 (including 2,500m2 of coloured ‘Mastertint’)
Hard landscaping (including Kellen strips and cubes) 1,600m2
Granite kerbing 2,900m
Architecturally-designed Cor-Ten screen 100m

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