J Freeley Ltd, 14 Southern Street, Worsley, Manchester M28 3QN

Dismantling of Pier
Colwyn Bay, UK

J Freeley Ltd were appointed to carry out emergency dismantling works to Victoria Pier in Colwyn Bay following extensive storm damage.

Following the sucessful completion of the Phase I emergency works J Freeley Ltd were appointed to carry out the Phase II works which included the following:

  • Structural survey
  • Propping, overbearing and edge protection
  • Licensable and non-licensable asbestos removal works
  • Internal strip out works
  • Structural dismantling
  • Demolition
  • Removal of piles
  • Reinstatement of beach area
  • Installation of new security fencing

Key Issues:

  • Immediate response
  • Dangerous structure
  • Tidal safety
  • Work at height
  • Grade II listed structure
  • Requirents to log and record structural components from listed structure and place in storage
  • Collaboration with key stakeholders - HSE, Local Authority, Structural Engineers, CADW, Pier Trust, local residents
  • Dust supression
  • Noise minimisation