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Work is set to start in September 2023 on a major £3m repair and maintenance project for Plymouth’s lock gates.
Work is set to start in September 2023 on a major £3m repair and maintenance project for Plymouth’s lock gates. They form a key part of the city’s coastal defences, protecting hundreds of homes and businesses from flooding, and providing access to the marina and fish quays in the Sutton Harbour and Barbican area of the city.
The project is being managed by the Environment Agency, with funding from the UK Government, and will see the replacement of worn lock gate sills and other key maintenance items. Work will be carried out by leading UK construction and infrastructure services specialists Kier.
See: Start date for major overhaul of Plymouth flood defence barrier - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
06 Feb 2024
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