46A Village Farm Ind. Estate
Pyle, Bridgend, CF33 6BP
T 01656 745838
F 01656 740596
ISO 9001-2008 ISO 14001-2004

Marcroft Weir

Scheme was part of the 'Salmon for tomorrow fish passage' works and consisted of refurbishing the existing Brynmenyn Weir.

McCarthy's Role

Main contractor on site carrying out/completing all physical works as per the construction details: -

  • Install anti siltation measure's downstream of the proposed works
  • Construct rip rap causeway in river to access weir
  • Divert river around low flow channel in existing weir, this was achieved through the use of Larssen sheet piles driven into the river bed, 1 tonne sand bags, polythene and precast concrete road barriers
  • Scabble down the existing concrete weir structure, to provide enough depth for installation of the new arrangement
  • Fix new galvanised weir structure
  • Concrete pour infill's between existing structure and new weir structure

Client Environment Agency
Principal contractor Dyer & Butler
Main Contractor McCarthy's
Principal Designer Arup
Contract Period 9 weeks

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