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Lunch and Learn: Emergency repairs to an unstable retaining wall at Gibraltar Rock

Event organised by ICE

27 February 2020

This event has now ended


This presentation will also provide:

  • A background to the project, include the history and geology of the Tynemouth area
  • The challenges and constraints of designing a retaining wall solution, including design life, construction programme and environmental and sustainability considerations
  • A detailed insight into the construction of the new retaining wall, including a technical look at ground engineering techniques used, the method of demolishing the existing wall and the problems that occurred whilst on site
  • The lessons learnt from the project regarding health and safety, effective project management, the technical challenges encountered and what could have been done differently

For more information please contact:

Jade Robson