Rivers and Water

With clients such as The Environment Agency and British Waterways our specialism in working with water means we have carried out many projects on rivers, lakes, canals, reservoirs, weirs and dams, including flood defence schemes, construction of fish passes, footpath refurbishment, marina developments, drainage and landscaping works.

Garstang Marina Extension
Extension to an existing marina using pre-cast, insitu concrete along with sheet piling techniques to create additional mooring points.
Durran Hill Beck Flood Defence
As part of the Environment Agency's strategic development to improve flood defences in the North West, Askam successfully completed a flood defence project in Carlisle using brick clad sheet
Etterby Terrace Flood Defence
A new flood wall was constructed here using concrete and sheet piles for flood alleviation. The works comprised the following principal elements:
Lunes Bridge Hydrometric Works
Working with the Environment Agency, Askam repaired and refurbished the concrete weir that was situated under the railway bridge at Lunes Bridge, near Tebay, Cumbria.
River Roch Environmental Improvements
A multi-phase project for various works to the River Roch. A wide range of additional flood defences were added to the river and its banks.
Brennand and Whitendale
Increased prescribed flow in Rivers Brennand and Whitendale and closure of minor intakes.