Asphalt Specialists In Hydraulic Engineering


Coastal Protection
Dam Waterproofing
Dam Erosion Protection
Dam Spillway Protection
Ports & Harbours
Flood Alleviation
River Training

Scour Protection

Revetment Toe Protection

Port Scour Protection

Bridge Pier Scour Protection
Underwater Impact Protection
Strengthening Rock Structures
Landfill Linings
Offshore Services

Great Yarmouth harbour - Scour protection to quayside

Part of Great Yarmouth harbour is built of sheet piled walls in the channel of the river Yare.  Here, considerable flows generated during the tidal cycle were eroding the front of the sheet piling, with the water level approaching the critical point for stability of the wall.

  • Lean Sand Asphalt placed in bulk in front of the wall
  • Material stored on quayside easily placed with crane and grab
  • Rapid, cost effective solution

The project was commissioned by Great Yarmouth Borough Council.