SEAFORTH DOCK, LIVERPOOL: PLANNING AND DESIGN.
- Authors: M AGAR; F IRWIN CHILDS; FI CHILDS
- Source: ICE Proceedings, Volume 54, Issue 2, 01 May 1973 , pages 255 –274
7600 Seaforth Dock, Liverpool : planning and design M. AGAR, BSc. FICE, FlStructE' FlCEt F. IRWIN-CHILDS, The Paper deals principally with the planning and design of the infrastructure of the firststage ofdevelopmentof a majordockproject.Unusualfeaturesincludethe design of the quay walls and heavy-lift berth and the entrance passage with its accommodation for sector and single leaf gates. Introduction The construction of the Seaforth Dock is the first major development to have been carried out atLiverpool since the Langton Canada Improvement Scheme. It is the largest impounded dock to havebeen constructed in the UK for many years, providing about 10 000 ft of quay with a depth of 50 ft of water...