Cullen Wave Wall

Lochshell Engineering were appointed by Moray Council as Principal Contractor to undertake repair works to the 200 year old B-listed sea wall at Cullen Harbour. The historic structure was damaged due to high tides and was at risk of immediate collapse. 


The works involved:

  • Removal of suspended copes and dismantling the remaining structure to make the working area safe.
  • Collection of stone which had washed away from the structure. Sorting the stone into piles according to size, this was later used to rebuild the wall. 
  • Cut concrete deck to remove existing bollard. Excavation of concrete deck. Drilling pins into the existing deck. Compacted infill and placement of A393 mesh panels. Reinstatement of existing bollard. 
  • Excavation of trench for rock armour foundation. Mass concrete pour into new found. Reconstruction of revetment to match existing. 
  • Blockwork equivalent to the existing structure was sourced. Rebuilding of the sea wall using existing and new stone. Cutting copes to suit the new wall. Placement of copes and pointing of the sea wall. 

Works undertaken January - February 2018.